I’ve made so.many.versions of Cashmerette’s Rivermont Dress & Peplum pattern.I got this black ponte from Tessuti in Australia. And was only able to make both a peplum and dress from this black fabric with some serious pattern tetris work. Sizing Details: I sewed a straight size 20 for the top and peplum using the C/D…… Continue reading Rivermont Peplum in black ponte
I’ve made so.many.versions of Cashmerette’s Rivermont Dress & Peplum pattern. I got this black ponte from Tessuti in Australia. And was able to make both a peplum and dress from this black fabric by playing pattern tetris with the fabric. Sizing Details: I sewed a size 20 bodice, grading out to a 22 at the…… Continue reading Rivermont Dress in black ponte
This Lacey Dress from StyleArc is lovely, but hard to find online. As you can imagine, typing ‘lacey dress’ gets you an awful lot of lace dresses and the hashtags are all a mess too. If you’re reading this StyleArc, hire me and I’ll fix your hashtags! This isn’t part of my normal colour scheme…… Continue reading Lacey Dress from StyleArc
I made this linen duster-ish jacket using Elbe Textile’s free tutorial for making a zero-waste jacket. I love the idea of zero-waste sewing since it saves me from hoarding linen scraps for years and I suppose it’s also good for the environment. Sizing Details: I had a bit less linen than the pattern called for…… Continue reading Zero-Waste Jacket from Elbe
This hack of the Rushcutter dress from In The Folds was inspired by this apron tutorial from The Fabric Store. At the time, there wasn’t much in the way of plus size apron dress patterns, and I loved the look of the cross back apron patterns that I’d seen, but wanted something that was more…… Continue reading Rushcutter Hack Dress
This StyleArc Susan Top was an easy sew, and I think I got the pattern for free as a StyleArc monthly giveaway. This Susan is made out of merino fabric for layering in the winter. I haven’t hemmed the bottom or fixed the shoddy neckline I put in either. Size Details: I sewed a size…… Continue reading StyleArc Susan Top
This Kochi from Papercut Patterns is sewn up in delicious mustard linen from The Fabric Store. I drastically increased the size of this everywhere because I wanted something wearable, cozy and that doubled as a rug for grass protection. There’s not much more to be said that I haven’t already said about this pattern. It’s…… Continue reading Linen Kochi
I’ve made so.many.versions of Cashmerette’s Rivermont Dress & Peplum pattern. I got this grey ponte from Tessuti in Australia. I had enough fabric to make a peplum, and I’ve also made a currently unfinished Rivermont skirt! Sizing Details: I sewed a straight size 20 for the top and peplum using the C/D cup size bodice.