I struggle with summer outfits. Namely, I haven't been able to find a style that I can wear to work. I only need to be casually dressed for work, but wearing sneakers, shorts, and a t-shirt is a bit too casual. I don't mind dresses, but I need outfits that don't look bad with sneakers.… Continue reading True Bias Emerson Crop Pant in Linen
Quick post about the final version of my True Bias Lander Pant. I'm still undecided about whether or not I like the fit of these pants. The style is VERY different for me. I made the pant using 8 oz. chino twill from Sellfabric.com: https://goo.gl/UYMfe4. The chino twill fabric is a very study bottom-weight fabric… Continue reading True Bias Lander Pant in Chino Twill
As much as I love wearing the same things over and over again, I really need to provide more style to my wardrobe. Last month I challenged myself with sewing a pair of Ginger skinny jeans, so this month I am tackling the super popular True Bias Lander pant! Size Based on my measurements (waist… Continue reading True Bias Lander Pant Muslin Fittings
This summer I found the perfect summer PJ set for Ryan. Now I realize the fabric does this weird visual illusion, but go with me on this. I mashed together two patterns to generate the best possible comfortable PJ set for warm summer days. For the top, I used Thread Theory's Arrowsmith undershirt pattern, which is a free PDF pattern by the way. For the bottoms, I used True Bias' Hudson pant pattern. Match made in heaven!
This week was a good reminder of how sewing in a strange way is a really great stress reliever. I had a couple of bumps this week: FedEx temporarily lost a package of fabric for an Etsy order, my serger jammed with thread and I was told it would take 4 weeks to fix, I bought a 2nd serger, etc. I'm also dealing with some really frustrating stuff with our apartment complex and family health issues, so my patience has been really thin this week.