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Fashion Illustration and Paul Poiret

Hey guys! I’ve got so many things I’m dying to share with you, but design school just won’t allow me a spare moment. I guess…

Embroidered Tee

School is doing it’s best to monopolized my every waking minute, but I’m managed to sneak in a little selfish sewing here and there. So…

Behind the Seams – Matching Stripes

Clever stripe placement is a detail I’m always draw to. I really should use it more often in my sewing especially considering one of my most worn makes features a…

Striped Midi Dress

Katy & Laney may have lay dormant for the past six months, but rest assured our machines haven’t. This striped dress is one of the first…

Design School

So I did something crazy…or not so crazy. My opinion completely changes depending on my mood, and often times on how much sleep I got…

Mega Pleats

Hello! Anyone still there? Laney and I have been strangers on this blog for quite a few months now. Although the epic storm of life…

McCall’s M6886 Muslin

I’ve been trying to step up my muslin game lately, which is my convoluted way of saying I start every project with fabric and a plan to…

Color Blocked Hemlock Tutorial

Color blocking is one of my favorite ways to spice up an old pattern and make it new again. Today I’ll share a step by step…

Color Blocked Hemlock

Today you’ll be surprised to learn (not really) that I have hacked the Hemlock Tee to create a color blocked variation. My love of color…

Neoprene Faux Wrap Skirt

There are just so many fabrics out there! Fifteen years plus since I first taught myself to sew and I’m still encountering new textiles, frequently…

How to Line the Rigel Bomber

Rigel Bomber January motivated me to dig through my UFO pile and finally finish this quilted beauty. And I’m so glad to have it in…

Rigel Bomber January

Well happy Rigel January everyone! I had an already cut bomber languishing in my UFO pile so Rigel January was just the motivation I needed…

Vlisco Catalog

So as it turns out there is such a thing as fabric catalogs… Whoops, there went my bank account! I’m a little ashamed to admit that…

Katy’s Quick and Dirty Back Zip Tutorial

Hello there! Happy New Year! Today I’m going to share my quick and dirty method for adding a metal zipper to the back of tops. Admittedly this…

Knit Kielo

I’ve swaddled myself in knit and how comfy it is, well unless you are trying to take photos in the middle of winter. Egads it’s cold!…

An Enormous Wool Top

So this week I made a positively ENORMOUS wool top! I knew I wanted something oversized, but I really outdid myself this time. Oh and guess…

Phoenix

This project took so many twists and turns it’s a minor miracle I have anything wearable to show for it. Would you believe my original intension was to sew a…

Asymmetric Ruffle Hack – Tutorial

Hi guys, today I’ve got a tutorial on how to hack the Sewaholic Renfrew pattern to make your very own asymmetrical ruffle top. If you have…