The Pajama Dress

It seems like all I do is sew TNTs, but with patterns like Butterick B6041, can you blame me? In one year, I’ve sewn this dress up five times and I’m planning at least one more for this summer. This pattern is great because it goes up to the larger plus sizes sizes, it makes […]

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Sloppy Sewing Is Still Sewing

I finished something!!!! And my camera came back to life!!! HUZZAHHHHHHHHH Also, I’ve finally converted to the pro-interfacing camp, courtesy of this make. Yes, this is a knit dress — and yes, knits look better interfaced. Also, yes: I did go through almost a dozen pairs of shoes to shoot this dress. I want to […]

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What Not to Wear On a First Date

  Ah, sweet, sweet love …. or not. For those of you in relationships, first dates are a thing of your past, but for those of use who are single, it’s a present reality. A week or two ago I went on a first date which has since led nowhere. But that night, I fretted […]

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Live From Instagram, It’s B6041!

When I tell people I make my own clothes, they’re so impressed, and can’t really wrap their head around it. I’m sure other sewers have the same experience … and while it is nice to be thought of as some impressive and wildly intelligent person, it also makes me a bit sad. Sad that so […]

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