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New dressmaking class and a party!

Join us for a celebration at the new Workroom Social studio and Intermediate Dressmaking taught by Kristiann Boos!

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Sewing Indie Month is here + Maison Fleur’s #6101 skirt

Sewing Indie Month (SIM) is in full swing, and it's all indie sewing all the time! To celebrate SIM, I decided to make Maison Fleur's 6101 Fit and Flare skirt in a linen gifted to be by Carolyn of Diary of a Sewing Fanatic...

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Woven fabrics for fall and winter sewing

A few weeks back I interviewed Penny Payne, the Fabric and Notions Editor for the McCall Pattern Company, about her favorite fashion fabrics to work with and wear this fall/winter season. She told me all about her fall/winter fabric recommendations, so I could share them with you!...

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Sewing Indie Month + indie pattern bundle + Sew Over It Ultimate Trousers

Have you heard? Sewing Indie Month (SIM) launches this September, and it's going to be even more awesome this year than last! In anticipation of SIM, I chose to make the Ultimate Trousers by Sew Over It...

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A quilted sweatshirt for chilly nights at Camp Workroom Social

Inspired by chunky cable knit sweaters and warm, cozy campwear, I created four original designs for your handmade quilted sweatshirts...

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How to buy fabric for your me-made clothes: a flowchart

Recently I reorganized my fabric stash. Though my fabric shopping strategy has improved, I'm still guilty of making emotional fabric purchases that result in unused fabric. This reflection inspired me to put together a flowchart outlining how to buy fabric...

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McCall’s M6028 – A bodycon dress with striped panels

This bodycon dress with striped panels features two different striped fabrics placed at two different angles to create visual interest...

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McCall’s M6965 – Striped summertime culottes

These striped culottes are are my absolute favorite. They are the perfect summertime pants. They are comfortable to wear in the heat, and I know you might think otherwise, but they are super flattering on everyone...

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