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Oh How I Appreciate the Archer!

Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday and best wishes for the New Year! I made my second Archer – this time out of a poly chiffon with silk…

2013 Ornament Exchange: Laney

Happy Holidays! Katy and I were very flattered to be invited to participate in this year’s ornament exchange. I was especially excited to participate because…

Victoria: Cropped and Ruffled

I joined in on all the Victoria Blazer making fun and made this white linen cropped version with a graded ruffle at the bottom hem.…

Paisley Hazel

October is my favorite month – there’s apple picking, pies, pumpkin everything, beautiful foliage, Halloween, and best of all – my birthday! I decided to…

Iris Belladone

I had this iris and peony print cotton in my stash for a while before I decided what to do with it. I had been…

Spinning Circles

I came across this striped black and white fabric while out shopping with Katy in Cambridge, and I scooped up four yards of it. I…

Playsuits for Two

So it’s been hard to keep this a secret, but we’ve been sewing PLAYSUITS!!!! There have been adorable playsuits all over the internet (1, 2,…

The Midas Clutch

I had a serious crush on this gold leather ever since Sarah got it into the fabric shop, but there was something keeping it from…

White Hot Swiss Dot

Psst… Want to know a secret? I hadn’t really planned this top at all, nor did I have high hopes for it turning out so…

Triangle Love Top

I had been wanting to make this triangle cutout version of the Datura Blouse from Deer & Doe, but wanted to be sure to find…

Market Day Chambray

I can’t seem to get enough chambray in my wardrobe lately. I made the Archer shirt in a polka-dot chambray, am working on a pair…

Hot Pink American Summer

I often like to separate my larger, more challenging sewing projects with smaller, simpler ones so I can keep up my creative momentum and don’t…

Chambray Archer

Jen from Grainline Studio really hit the bullseye with the Archer button-up shirt pattern – I have been wearing this polka-dot chambray version as often…

Ikat Charlotte

As soon as this fabric arrived at Grey’s Fabric and Notions, I knew I would make a bright, summery Charlotte Skirt out of it. This…

Chartreuse Sencha

In early April, Katy and I had the pleasure of meeting Sarai, the owner and designer of Collette Patterns, and her husband Kenn at a…

Tied up in Ribbons and Bows

I was invited to attend a ballet, The Rite of Spring, so I decided to sew a new dress for the occasion, naturally. I had…

A Short Suit Story

A few weeks ago Katy and I had the good fortune of coming across an estate sale in Brookline with a cache of vintage clothing…