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Hack Attack

Well hello there. I’ve got a casual little hack to share today. My new top, or I should say topS, are made from the most hackable of…

Wool Kielo Dress

Oh boy do I have a fun project to share today. Just look at this dress!! It’s certainly not your run of the mill garment,…

Behind the Seams – Fabric Stabilizers

Fabric stabilizers are a miracle when working with silk or silk-like fabrics because they solve two headaches in one fell swoop, cutting and sewing. If you’ve been…

The Geometry Top Pattern

Fresh off the PDF printer we’d like to introduce you to our newest pattern: The Geometry Top! This little labor of love is loose, easy, and…

Behind the Seams – Underlining Knits

Behind the Seams is series in which Laney and I share little techniques that aren’t included in the pattern instructions. Often a few tricks can really improve the sewing…

Matchy Matchy

Recently Laney and I received an exciting surprise in our inbox, an email from Vlisco! EEEEEE! Vlisco is a Dutch company that has been producing…

Behind the Seams – How to Prevent Wavy Seams When Sewing Knits

It’s been a quiet summer for me in terms of blogging, but now that I’m back in the swing of things I’ve been thinking generally about the…

Hudson Pants

Oh my goodness, I have now re-written this post three times. I reflected poetically and very generically on the return of fall. DELETE. I composed a confessional…

Shorts On The Line: Colorblocked Tap Shorts

Guess what!?! I made more Tap Shorts. Bwa hahaha. When Carla and Rachael invited us to participate in Shorts on a Line it was clear I needed…

Tap Shorts Sewalong Part 8: Sewing a Fly Front

Welcome to the final day of the Tap Shorts Sewalong. We’re wrapping things up with a front fly tutorial. While creating this post we noticed…

Tap Shorts Sewalong Part 7: Single Welt Pockets

Welcome to Part 7 of the Tap Shorts Sewalong. Today we shall conquer single welt pockets! Tips for success: take one step at a time and…

Bows! Tap Shorts Pattern Hack Tutorial

Pattern hack time! This post is a follow up tutorial for the Tap Shorts Pattern hack I shared yesterday. Tall Sarah is really the genius…

Bows! Tap Shorts Pattern Hack

Bows!!! Laney and I have met some truly wonderful ladies at the Crafty Foxes Sewing Club hosted by Grey’s Fabric. We owe them our first…

Tap Shorts Sewalong Part 6: Attaching Waistband and Hemming

Hello all, happy Friday! We’re in the home stretch just a waistband, hem and we’re done, well unless you are interested in welt pockets or…

Tap Shorts Sewalong Part 5: Sewing an Invisible Zip

Today we’re installing an invisible zip. I remember zippers being incredibly intimidating when I started sewing, but I promise they aren’t so bad especially with an invisible…

Tap Shorts Sewalong Part 4: Constructing Back Darts and Sewing Fronts to Backs

We’re moving right through this sewalong. Today we’ll be constructing back darts and sewing fronts to backs. At this stage view A and B are…

Tap Shorts Sewalong Part 3: Sewing Front A & B

I’m alive! I owe you all an apology since I promised this post for July 2nd and it is now the 6th. So sorry! I…

Tap Shorts Sewalong Part 2: Assembling Your Pattern, Selecting a Size, and Cutting Your Fabric

Now that you have your fabric, notions, and supplies gathered it is time to get this sewalong rolling. Pre-Wash Your Fabric First things first, pre-wash…