I'm so excited to be a part of this beautiful Sewing Up Spring blog tour hosted by Tibeca from Sewing by Ti! I love beauty and newness that spring brings and what better way to enjoy it all than to sew a new floral top that you can look amazing in for any occasion? Last fall … Continue reading Sewing Up Spring: Fun Floral Fashion!
Last St. Patrick's Day I made a super cute suspender skirt from Little Lizard King. I went all out with the holiday theme and used sparkly shamrocks that definitely made it a St. Patrick's Day skirt as opposed to a green spring skirt. This year I wanted to do something different, something that could be … Continue reading Spring Pleated Tunic
Laela Jeyne Patterns recently updated the Sasha Collection and I had the pleasure of testing it out. There are so many combinations! The customization options include: -two bodice options: a faux wrap front or a button up front -four sleeve lengths: sleeveless, short sleeves, 3/4 sleeves, and long sleeves -an elastic or drawstring waist -a blouse option … Continue reading Testing the Sasha Collection from Laela Jeyne Patterns
This gathered elastic hem technique will work for sleeves and pants. Here I added elastic to the sleeves of my Sasha tunic. Gather your supplies. -elastic: 1/2", 3/8", OR 1/4" -ruler, sewing gauge, measuring gauge, or other way to measure your hem -scissors -pins -completed but unhemmed shirt, bodice, pants, etc. Your elastic needs to … Continue reading Gathered Elastic Hems