Fringe Top Tutorial

Chalk & Notch is a great indie pattern company that keeps coming up with hit after hit after hit in style. I put together their FRINGE dress & blouse... well... I made the blouse... view B. Chalk & Notch FRINGE Now view B comes with a somewhat scalloped neckline without a button up front. I [...]

Sacha Shirt Tutorial

It's been a long time coming, but the Sacha Shirt from Style Arc has finally made it to the blog. YAY! This collared button-down has tons of interest with its three quarter length slit sleeves. Its long length hemline is perfect to be paired with a cute pair of skinny jeans or leggings. Like most [...]

Jolene Shirt/Dress tutorial

Are you Ready to Sew? I certainly have become a BIG FAN of Ready to Sew patterns to include this beautiful shirt/dress they named JOLENE. Ready to Sew - Jolene Shirt/Dress The Jolene shirt/dress has two different types of collars, hem lines, and sleeve designs too choose from. You can choose a very statement piece [...]

New Look 6648 Top Tutorial

Let's take a New Look at 6648; a beautiful top which was designed in 2006. What a great pattern that has four different options for a super stylish top. This top's main feature is the ruching around the hip area. I think this top has a bit of Asian flair with the super cool Kimono [...]

Butterick 4009 Top Tutorial

Now here's a blast from the past way back in 1995 folks ... Butterick's 4009 Ellen Tracy/Linda Allard take on a coordinate outfit which includes pants, long sleeved blouse and the STRIKINGLY GORGEOUS TOP!!!! When I was perusing through some vintage patterns, my eyes became fixed on this beauty. I was under the sewing trance. [...]