I am a Seamster: Katryna

Tell us your story and what inspired you to start sewing? I've always been considered the 'creative one' in my family and was always dabbling in some craft project or another throughout my childhood. Both my grandmothers were avid seamstresses and I loved looking through their...

I am a Seamster: Nicole A Go Go

Tell us a little bit about yourself, who are you and how long have you been sewing, what inspired you to start sewing? I'm a hippie at heart with an obsession for 60s fashion. I like a little bit of everything from that era but...

What I Made: Quilted Shift

I loooooove shift dresses. They are the most versatile, comfortable, and flattering garment I own. I wear them with tights, leggings, jeans, just about every which way that provides comfort like sweat pants! Don't let its simplicity fool you, a slight variation in cut and design...

What I Made: Upcycled Skirt

[gallery link="none" columns="2" size="large" ids="18098,18104"] Shirt too big? No problem. Let's turn it into a skirt.   [gallery link="none" columns="2" size="large" ids="18100,18102"] The culprit in red. Should have been a little more careful removing the pocket.   [gallery columns="2" link="none" size="large" ids="18212,18103"] materials: men's shirt (large), white linen, thread shoes: nike | jeans:...

Sewing Mends The Soul

Remember those times when mom would dress us and our siblings in the same print or matching outfits for special occasions? Or the patchwork quilts grandma would give us for presents on birthdays or graduations. Not to forget the doll clothes, stuffed sock animals, and rag...

A New Year, New Sewing Goals

Happy 2017! Can I still say this 14 days into the new year? I must admit I have really neglected this blog (again). Juggling a full time job, relationships, self-healing, and figuring ways of getting a small business started, took up a lot of my time in...