My May MCBN post goes up on their site today! I love, love, love(!) this month’s project, which was a palazzo jumpsuit I made for my sister.Continue reading “Strapless Palazzo Jumpsuit”
The trench coat is one of the first things I think of when I think about classic French style. I have decided I need some me-made trench coats in my life.. largely inspired by my good sewing friend Bianca who made not one but TWO gorgeous ones recently (read all about those here and here).
With spring well underway and summer approaching, I thought I’d start off with a cropped trench coat rather than a full one. I had seen a handful of examples on Pinterest and I really liked the look of them, so I set out to find a pattern to base it on… and as soon as I saw Vogue 1467, I thought, “that’s the one!”. It’s actually a peacoat pattern, intended for coatings, but structurally it had what I was looking for – short length, double breasted, and even had an interesting feature at the centre back neckline.Continue reading “Le Cropped Trench”
My April post for the Minerva Crafts Blogger’s Network is up on their site – why not take a look for details of my first shirt (hacked from popular shirtdress pattern McCalls 6696) and yet another pencil skirt? 🙂