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Grainline Scout Tee Pattern Review

Last updated on January 2nd, 2021 at 09:53 pmI purchased the Grainline Studio Scout Tee pattern early on during shelter-in-place, but only got around to using it this past month. I’m not sure why I waited this long – it’s an excellent basic pattern for a non-stretch tee!…

Closet Core Patterns: Carolyn Pajamas Review

Last updated on January 2nd, 2021 at 09:54 pmI couldn’t resist trying out the Carolyn Pajamas pattern myself, after seeing a ton of great inspiration in its Instagram tag. Given the weather, I decided to make the short-sleeve + shorts variation (View C) with a beautiful Ruby Star…

Fall Favorites (& Gift Ideas): Knitting Edition

Last updated on January 2nd, 2021 at 09:55 pmAbove: Knitting a pair of vanilla socks with Explorer Knits yarn and Hello Lavender stitch marker. It feels crazy to be thinking about the holidays already, but I find myself starting to plan both Christmas and birthday gifts (winter birthdays…

Ogden Cami & Crop Pattern Review

Last updated on January 2nd, 2021 at 09:55 pmWhen perusing sewing hashtags on Instagram, I consistently came across the ubiquitous Ogden Cami from True Bias. This pattern has over 17k(!) posts tagged with the #ogdencami hashtag. Side note: I love browsing pattern name hashtags on Instagram, it’s a…

Axis Dress & Skirt Pattern Review

Last updated on January 2nd, 2021 at 09:56 pmPapercut Pattern’s Axis Dress & Skirt first caught by eye back in May, when browsing through the various #memademay2020 posts on Instagram. Since then, I’ve completed one practice muslin dresses, two dresses and one modified skirt, all in the pencil…

Willow Tank Pattern Review & Hacks

Last updated on January 2nd, 2021 at 09:56 pmThe Willow Tank (& Dress) Pattern from Grainline studio is a classic, slightly a-frame tank top perfect for summers and for layering under sweaters in cooler weather.  This was my second pattern from Grainline, the first being a simple shopping…

Mid-Summer Lessons Learned in Sewing

Last updated on January 2nd, 2021 at 09:57 pmAfter my last sewing post on beginner friendly projects, I had several pieces on my to-do list for June and beyond. Since then, I’ve made the following: Papercut Patterns Axis Dress in practice toile / muslin and a cotton print,…


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