• Summer 2019 Style Inspiration | Lexi Summer 2019 Style Inspiration | Lexi

    Hi everyone, it's Lexi. Summer is upon us here in Chicago, with much warmer temps and LOTS of humidity. It has me feeling like I'm in the tropics rather than Illinois! In order to truly feel like perpetual summer vacation on a tropical island, my wardrobe needs some help! Usually I wear most of my [...] Continue Reading
  • Maritime Journal Posts

    Original Post | Introducing the Maritime Shorts Just like we did for the Lakeside, I want to point you in the direction of some older Maritime Shorts posts you may find interesting. The above post is the first post we did when introducing the new pattern. Original Post | Concave & Convex Curves A lot […]

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  • Theory & Practice | Concave and Convex Curves

    So, I don’t know if this Theory & Practice thing will be a new feature but I thought it described perfectly what I’m about to explain in this post. I get a lot of questions about sewing the pockets on the Maritime Shorts. Specifically people want to know why the edges of the two pattern […]

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  • Sew & Tell | Ico of Tikismikis

    Temperatures may be dipping in the Northern Hemisphere but for our friends south of the equator things are starting to heat up. I thought Ico’s super cute denim style shorts and cute project photos might provide a little inspiration for those of you looking for a quick warm weather project. I also can’t wait to […]

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  • Sew + Tell | Miranda of One Little Minute

    As soon as I saw that Miranda had purchased the Maritime Shorts pattern I knew I was going to see an awesome project so when I saw this post in my reader a few months back I was super psyched. Not only are her shorts beautifully made, she altered the pattern to make these her […]

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  • Pattern Tutorial | Maritime Shorts Variation

    I’m almost ready to post the sewing tutorial for the Maritime Shorts but I figured I should post this pattern tutorial before I do the sewing tutorial since I’ll be showing you how to sew the both the original version and this modified variation with a curved side hem (shown here). ¬†Here goes…the curved hem […]

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