Old Tunes & Velvet Vibes

I was routing around in my family’s storage room and I came across my old CD collection, which only consisted of like 5 CDs. I remember when I bought my very first albums. I was probably around 11 years old and I had a bit of money to spend, so my mom brought me to the local

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A Bunch of Little Things

I haven’t posted in a while because I haven’t really finished any big projects lately. I’ve been trying to learn some new pattern drafting software so I have been back and forth between home and Toronto for training. It’s been so exciting but also not left me with much time to sew. So I thought I

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In Love with my Ginger Jeans

I finally did it! I’ve finally sewn myself a pair of jeans! I always said I never would. When I was taking sewing lessons as a kid my teacher would always say ‘just don’t, they never work out’ and she really wasn’t kidding, so many kids made awful, ill-fitting jeans. I don’t wear pants or jeans much,

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The Katie Purse – View B Tutorial

This is View B of The Katie Purse pattern made up in silk charmeuse. Its so fun to find old scraps in my stash to make this bag, since it doesn’t take much fabric! I really love the way this one turned out, for some reason I find it has a 90s feel to it,

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The Katie Purse – Leather View A Tutorial

This is a variation on the Katie Purse pattern view A, I’ve just omitted the fringe and used a printed leather. I thought the leather was pretty busy on its own. So first, here are a few tools I use the most when working with leather. Rotary cutter Wonder Clips (you can also use paper

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Introducing the Katie Purse

I am so excited to share with you my very first pattern! The Katie Purse is the ideal purse for an evening out. I always struggled with what to bring with me when I went out to a party or a bar, because I didn’t want to leave my phone behind, and I needed something

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Second Cardamome Dress

I loved my first Cardamome Dress so much I had to make another! I made a few changes to the pattern and it really changed the whole look of the dress. I have been very busy finalizing my very first pattern! The free pattern will be released very soon so keep an eye out! This

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Cardamome Dress

Happy thanksgiving for those of you in Canada! It was such a beautiful long weekend here! We have had the weirdest fall so far, just last Thursday it was 28C and Friday it dropped back down to what it usually is this time of year which is around 8C. Goodbye summer, hello unimaginably long winter 🙁

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Drape Drape & Fur

I recently had a bit of holidays and I was really excited to use the time to sew for myself! I spent some of the time out at my cottage, which has no electricity so I couldn’t really sew much there. I made this dress using pattern #16 from the original Drape Drape pattern book. Most

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Swimsuits and Summer

I’ve always had a slight obsession with swimsuits. I started this swimsuit right before I saw the Sophie swimsuit pattern come out! I always wanted a swimsuit of this style but I could never find a pattern, and I never really wanted to tackled the bra cup portion of it without a starting point. I

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