Monthly Archives: September 2012

Make It

8 Days a Week Clutch for Design Love Fest

photos by: kimberly genevieve for designlovefest | layout by designlovfest I am so beyond excited to share this project I’ve been working on for the past few weeks with Natalie Shriver for Bri of designlovefest…a downloadable clutch pattern! Working on … Continue reading

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Make It

Trouser Refashion Swap | Tutorial

I’m excited to show you one project I’ve been working on over the past few weeks, the Trouser Refashion Swap. You may remember the past swap organized by Miranda of One Little Minute, the Button Up Refashion Swap, well this … Continue reading

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Journal Entry

Bon Voyage!

Well tomorrow bright and early I’ll be headed to Victora, BC where I’ll be for the next 2 weeks! I’m pretty pumped, I’ll be hanging out with my sister + her husband, we’ll be running the Victoria half marathon, visiting … Continue reading

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Moss Skirt Views and Style Ideas

I can’t believe I forgot to mention in my original Moss Skirt pattern post that this design is from the Hound F/W ’11 collection! I thought I would share these photos to give you a bit more inspiration as to … Continue reading

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Sewn Garments

Autumn Wardrobe | Red Wool Moss Skirt

The first Autumn Wardrobe garment is complete! This is the Moss Mini Skirt with the hem band attached in self fabric (View B). Unfortunately I didn’t realize that I had creased the skirt so badly by working in it all … Continue reading

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Sewing Tutorials

Sewing Tutorial | Inserting a Fly Front Zipper

I used to hate HATE inserting flies until I figured out this awesome method. It’s nothing groundbreaking but I feel like every time I opened a new book or pattern they would give me a slightly different variation on how … Continue reading

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New Pattern | 32001 Moss Mini Skirt

I’m excited to announce the newest Grainline Studio Pattern, the Moss Mini Skirt! You may remember this skirt from last fall’s Autumn Wardrobe, if not, here’s the link. This skirt is one of my all time favorite makes and gets … Continue reading

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Journal Entry

Autumn Wardrobe | Planning + Illustrations

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Sock Yarn Shopping

I can’t remember if I mentioned it or not but I’ll be heading up to Victoria, BC again to visit my sister, her husband, and their two beagles in a few weeks so that means it’s time to figure out … Continue reading

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Assessing My Handmade Wardrobe

I’m currently working on figuring out my Autumn Wardrobe but I thought that instead of just coming up with a few random pieces that I’d really like, I should try to figure out where the gaps are in my handmade … Continue reading

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