This Skirt Is a Reviver!

The SBCC Reviver Skirt by Making the Flame. Body positive sewing and style.

Kicking off the huuuuuge backlog of things I’ve made in the past several weeks is this sexy and sophisticated skirt! It’s the Reviver Skirt from SBCC Patterns, easily the most fashion forward plus size pattern I have ever seen. It features an asymmetrical high-low hem with the wrong side of the fabric showing in some […]

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Saturday Musings: Tired

I’m tired. I had a few hours yesterday evening to sew, which I planned to spend on pattern work. Dutifully, I cleared off my sewing table and pulled out Butterick 5391, Simplicity 1462, and Burda Style 7063. I like to work on several patterns at a time, one step at a time. Right now I’m […]

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Totally Tripe

Squishy and soft, very cozy sweater on Making the Flame. Body positive sewing & style.

(Follow my blog with Bloglovin!) One of my many self-nicknames is ‘Mama’s Little Carnivore’. I’ve been a lover of meat since I was baby, to the point that one of my bucket list items is to eat every crazy meat out there. The most exotic thing I’ve had so far is snail — which was […]

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An All-White Affair

All-white parties and cruises have become the rage in the past few years, and I have loved seeing all the outfits ladies come up with! I wanted a white dress of my own, and even joined the Pattern Review ‘Little White Dress’ contest last year: Uhm, short much? :-) This is still a WIP, though […]

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A Cookie For Your Thoughts

It’s been a month since I returned from my trip out west, and therefore it’s been a month since I fiiiinally finished a very special project. I mentioned it briefly last month, and even sneak peeked the fabrics on Instagram, but my first mention of this project occurred before it was even a project, back […]

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Secret Sewing and Stashbusting

I’ve been doing more and more sewing for others this year — voluntarily!!!! You saw the costume, the pillow, and the baby blanket already, but I’ve got two more projects in progress for others. One project is making cut-and-sew patterns for a local T-shirt designer. Later today we’ll look over the mockups for two of […]

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