sewing · wearable wardrobe

Ginger Jeans – take two!

Howdy friends! I’m back with another pair of Ginger Jeans! This pair is even better than the last!! Measurements & sizing I often wish people gave their measurements, especially when they talk about fit and alterations. Mine are 27″ (waist) and 40″ (hips). I cut a size 12 from the hips down. Above the hips,… Continue reading Ginger Jeans – take two!


Lace Pencil Skirt – Simplicity 1465

I’ve lately been on a wearable wardrobe kick, but when patterns are on sale for $0.99, who can resist!?! I picked up Simplicity 1465, along with a few other patterns, one day at Jo-Ann. After I finished my Ginger Jeans, I decided I wanted to make something quick, so I picked up some cool bonded lace… Continue reading Lace Pencil Skirt – Simplicity 1465


Refuse to Sink – Ohhh Lulu Zooey Bikini

In the throes of summer sewing, I thought I might need to make the most summer apparel of them all: a swim suit. I had initially thought about making a bikini Watson set, since it would really just require different fabric and elastic. I decided to go for something that looked like a more “traditional” bikini (what… Continue reading Refuse to Sink – Ohhh Lulu Zooey Bikini