Oh Christmas Shirt…

Oh Christmas shirt, oh Christmas shirt, how long have I waited for thee! This shirt is three years in the making and I am SO happy to be wearing it today! I bought the fabric in July 2018 with plans to make it for Christmas 2018, then we put our house up for sale and…

Altering the Arenite Pants for Pear Shapes

So, it seems like every indie pattern designer has released an elastic waist trouser in the last year huh? I have been after a pair of elastic waist trousers for a while but there are A LOT of patterns out there and it's a bit overwhelming. It seems like every indie pattern company has released…

#SewAnkaraFabric Papercut Axis Dress

Whew. It's been a minute. 2020 has really done a number on me and the last time I sat down to write a blog post was in the first half of May! I've not had any creative energy AT ALL. I haven't been sewing or knitting or doing anything other than homeschooling, household chores, sleeping…

How to Refashion Trousers into Dungarees

I bought a pair of pink linen trousers in a charity shop in January. That seems a lifetime ago right now but I can remember vividly standing in the shop trying to decide if this crazy idea to turn a pair of trousers into a pair of dungarees would work. For a bit of context…