Law of Attrition

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Hello there! Ready to hear how week three of teaching sewing went? (Apologies for back-to-back teaching posts; I’m trying to get these up on Tuesdays, but sharing that amazing fabric last week took precedence. ;) ) So, sewing class. Week two was a mess and I had to send a bunch of followup emails to […]

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The Wearing Of the Green (Sleeves)

"The Wearing Of the Green (Sleeves)" Simplicity 2406 Cynthia Rowley dress – Making the Flame | Body Positive Sewing & Style

I’m back in action and wearing green! I’ll speak more about my absence at the end of this month, in the roundup post. In the meantime, let’s get back to the good stuff on Making the Flame – new garments! Simplicity 2406 Have you ever come across a pattern you just had to master? That […]

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Vintage Peach

Creative vintage style on Making the Flame! Body positive sewing.

I sewed my very first vintage pattern! My style rarely veers toward vintage, but I had to have Simplicity 1590 as soon as I saw it. Both views of this pattern are so cute! For my first go ’round with it, I made view A. Sizing on 1590 goes up to a 46″ bust, with […]

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