Guts-y Sewing

Sewing a dress the right way with Making the Flame!

Ah, the joys of sewing cotton! Returning to the world of sewing wovens in order to improve my zipper installation technique, I made McCall’s M5971. It’s an OOP pencil dress with a sweetheart neckline, princess seam bodice, front and back waistband, and box pleats in the front skirt instead of darts. Sounds complicated, right? Happily, […]

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Maximum Exposure

This was my OOTD on Sunday, and I put it on solely because it was hot and sunny and I wanted to expose as much skin as possible to the delicious, never enough, sun and heat. The skirt is a really simple re-style: I only shortened it using the European jeans hem method. Formerly, it was one […]

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