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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…

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…

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…

Tap Shorts Sewalong Part 1: Fabric, Notions, and Supplies

Welcome to part 1 of the Tap Shorts Sewalong! Today we’ll be cover everything you need to know about fabric, notions, and supplies to sew this…

The Tap Shorts Sewalong

Alrighty-roo it’s time to talk Tap Shorts Sewalong! Most of you are probably familiar with the sewalong concept, but if you’re new to indie patterns…

Tap Shorts Pattern

Laney and I have something SUPER EXCITING to share with you today. I’m practically bursting. We made a pattern! EEEEEEE! May I proudly introduce the…

Me-Made-May 2014 – Week 5

  May 26th Sweatshirt: McCall’s 2820, Jeans: J.Crew midrise toothpick May 27th Top: Vogue 8815, Button Up: JCrew Boy Shirt , Jeans: JCrew midrise toothpick,…

Me-Made-May 2014 – Week 4

  May 20th Top: Archer button-up, Jeans: J.Crew midrise toothpick May 21st Cami: Simplicity 1615, Jeans: Levis Demi Curve Skinny, Shoes: Jayden, ShoeMint, Earrings: Urban…

Me-Made-May 2014 – Week 3

May 12th Top: Wiksten Tank Hack (this was actually the working muslin for my week 1 Wiksten hack), to be blogged, Earrings: Gift, Jeans: Levi’s…

Me-Made-May 2014 – Week 2

May 5th Top: Dip dyed Renfrew (shameless copy of a Dr. Grey make), Jeans: J.Crew midrise toothpick, Boots: Troopa boots Steve Madden May 6th Top:…

Me-Made-May 2014 – Week 1

Although I’ve been sewing forever (since high school to be exact), I was later than most to discover the extraordinary world of sewing blogs. I…

Year One

Hey hey hey! Guess who turns a year old today? Happy birthday Katy & Laney! It seems traditional in times such as these to reflect…