I’m excited to share Amy Nicole’s FIRST pattern with you: the Patti Pocket skirt! I’ve admired Amy’s makes and blog since I started sewing, so I was thrilled to have the opportunity to test for her.
The Named Tuuli dress caught my eye when it released in 2016. I loved the fitted bodice paired with the pleated skirt, so it was added to my sewing list right away. However, I’m just now getting around to sewing it up! That seems to be the case for a lot of my sewing plans: add it to the list, sew it (at least) a year later. At least it’s getting sewn now, right?
Remember a while back when I professed my newfound love of shirtdresses? Well that love has increased even more after having finished my first Alder Shirtdress. This will be a short post because I really don’t have much to say other than I think its fabulous and I want a million more.
Over the past few years since I’ve started sewing, I have tried to pick up some fabric at a local place (almost) every time Nick and I travel. At the end of August we turned one of his regular trips to Atlanta into a road trip and a vacation for me while he was busy starting his fall semester classes. This also gave us the opportunity to make a pit stop in the small town in Alabama in which we met a little over 6 years ago (awww!), but I know that’s not why you’re here. You’re here for me to tell you about some great fabric stores. So that’s what I’ll do.
I’m a oxford shirt sewing expert. Not really, but I felt like it when I finished my husband’s second (but first wearable) Fairfield Button-up. The Fairfield Button-up is your classic men’s oxford shirt right down to the flat-felled seams.