Plantain, The Henley Refashion

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Here's the thing I love about simple patterns like the Plantain, it doesn't take a bunch of fabric and when the fit is perfect you can use it for things like a t-shirt refashion.

Plantain Mission Maxi

Monday, January 27, 2014

Plantain Pattern Listen, I'm not going to make excuses about these images. I was messing with my camera's settings and ran out of daylight.  Ugh. These were not the images I wanted to use. I'll tell you what though, I think I'm getting better at the whole trinity combo settings on my dslr. 

Hemming For Him

Monday, January 20, 2014

This is what I've done this week as far as swing goes. I've hemmed pants for a friend. Wah waaahh. Just serged the bottom, flipped up and blind stitched it. All in return for his drawing knowledge. He's an "artist," also the bar manager (my boss, sort of).

Learning Croquis

Monday, January 13, 2014


I've recently been bitten by the fashion illustration bug. I can't get enough of them! Doodling has been a fun past time for me, especially back in school. I drew in every single margin available. Last summer I busted out my old crayolas to color sketches I did of patterns I planned to sew up. I called it my "Summer Funner" line. The sketches were abysmal, but I loved sitting outside with the dogs just drawing and filling in the lines.

Closet Variety

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Looking back on all of the fabric I purchased in 2013 and everything I pinned last year I came up with a wardrobe palette that best represented my closet. I don't know why I used my fabric stash and a web based closet as opposed to the real deal, but that's what I did.  Here's what it looks like.