April flowers test my sewing powers

I had *hoped* that this skirt would be finished in time for Easter, but it was not.  This is becoming a troubling trend of not finishing holiday garments in time for the intended holiday.   423 more words


Etudes x Fido Dido

Situé à Paris, le concept store Colette est un spécialiste des éditions limitées et autres collections spéciales. En ce moment, le magasin propose une collection dédiée à l’un des héros de notre jeunesse, … 65 more words

Laurel-ized Marfy: Adventures in workdresses.

I wanted to make a couple of easy dresses for work. And I wanted these dresses to have sleeves to make dressing the most easy (if sleeves, no need for coordinating with cardigans or blazers, amiright). 764 more words

Clothes Projects

Finished: Colette Myrtle, or, Reykjavik Dress

Here’s what I did over the April long weekend!  Stitched up a dress on my serger!  Photos taken right before work, pre-lipgloss (!).

I love Colette patterns. 387 more words


Aztec print skirt

I’m just going to come right out and say it… 238 more words



I can’t get enough of Colette Patterns at the moment! My last two makes (Sorbetto and Clover) were Colette designs as well. I wanted to get some of their patterns ages ago when I first started sewing, but the postage cost from America put me off. 184 more words