• tips + tricks | perfect points

    Here I present my tutorial on getting super corners and points. When I first learned this trick in school I thought there was no way that made sense or would work, but low and behold it does. Like a charm. A sharp pointy charm. Anyway I used three weights of fabric for this tutorial so […]

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  • fabric friday?

    Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving and ate WAY too much food, I know I did! I was hoping I would finish some socks up to show here today but after eating too much food we all passed out on the couch downstairs and watched the Godfather Marathon. Was anyone else watching that? Anyway, instead […]

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  • My BurdaStyle Book Dress

    Like a lot of you out there, I got my BurdaStyle book and garment in the mail the other day, I’m surprised I even remembered what that sucker looked like it’s been so long since I’ve seen it! No photos of me wearing it because I made it in the hourglass pattern size they sent […]

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  • Moorland Melton Wool Coat

    So I’ve been wearing the same H&M mustard woolish fall/winter coat (I have a puffy for the really brutal Chicago winter months) since fall 2006 and while I should have retired that coat about 2 years after I purchased it I kept it around year after year. It was mustard (my favorite clothing color), it […]

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  • pattern variation | natasha of all dressed up…

    I don’t know if you’ve seen this awesome dress by Natasha of All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Go yet, but if not you’ve been missing out! When I saw the photos on her blog I was totally in love and somehow it didn’t dawn on me that it was a version of the Tiny […]

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  • pattern tutorial | scout full back pattern

    I mentioned in my post on my Red Wool Scout that I would be posting this tutorial on how to get the fuller back. Unfortunately it’s about a week late, but better late than never right? I hope so at least! Anyway, follow these directions and you’ll have a scout with a swing! As usual […]

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