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Fall into Sewing Blog Tour Day One

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Fall into Sewing Blog Tour Day One

Welcome to the Fall into Sewing Blog Tour!!! I love the change of seasons, but there is also a hectic-ness to this time of year; school starting, the holidays approaching, and somehow just 12 extra things added to the daily 'to do' list.  It sometimes makes my sewing time disappear.  And yet, fall sewing is my favorite!!!  I love fall clothes, I love layers that instantly transform basic looks into an entirely new outfit.  I love leggings and tunic dresses and my tall brown boots that go with EVERYTHING! So in the midst of all the crazy, take a moment...

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Outerwear Blog Tour: Day One

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Outerwear Blog Tour: Day One

Welcome to October's monthly blog tour.   This month we are taking a look at outerwear and layering pieces.  I started off my 'real' sewing life in college as a costume designer and shop assistant.  And when you are sewing costumes for a range of theatrical productions, you end up learning a lot about sewing outerwear.  I fell in love with the drama of a velvet cape, the polish of a perfectly fitted doublet, and the the intricacy of fifty hand made buttons for a period driving coat.  Lines that flatter, details that catch the eye, and fabrics that make you...

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