Self-Drafted Skinny Jean Shorts

This blog post is going to be another technical post, but isn't that my shtick?! Over the past few months, I've been getting into the nitty-gritty of fitting pants. I tried to work through patterns and make numerous test pairs to get the fit right. I was methodical and very precise about documenting my alterations.... Continue Reading →

Quick Sloper using Duct Tape

Raise your hand if you: struggle with altering patterns, don't know how to get pants to fit right, have no idea what your crotch curve should look like, and so on! I have been sewing for less than five years, and pants are still a bit elusive to me. I can sew pants blindfolded with... Continue Reading →

True Bias Emerson Crop Pant in Linen

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 Lander Pant Muslin Fittings

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 →

McCall’s m6649 in Flannel

Bring on the mystery flannel fabric I found while wasting time. I wish I knew more about this fabric, but unfortunately, I can't give you any more information than that. I can tell you I got it at Fabric Mill in Orem, UT. I got to sew this shirt using my new sewing machine, Babylock... Continue Reading →

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