Author Archives: Diana

Pattern Roundup – Alder Shirtdress by Grainline Studio

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Top Left – Caroline Amanda, Top Middle – Oh,She Dabbles, Top Right – Alisonrea, Bottom Left – notes from a mad housewife, Bottom Middle – Sewn By Elizabeth, Bottom Right – K & L The Alder Shirtdress by Grainline Studios was on my must sew list all summer. I actually want it for my winter…

What We’re Making! Belcarra by Sewaholic

The simplicity of  the raglan sleeve drew me to sew the Belcarra Top from Sewahlic. Voile fabric from the Tula Pink Prince Charming collection in the Indigo color was found in my stash. The pattern is designed to nip in at the high waist allowing for enough ease to fit nicely in the bust without…

Pattern Round Up – Poolside Tote by Noodlehead

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Top left – Sarah Hessler, Top right – Sarah, Bottom Left – Nicole at Home, Bottom right – Shades of Bold The downloadable Poolside Tote from Noodlehead seems to be all around Instagram these days. What a great size for a tote bag! At approximately  7.5” D x 14.5” W across the base, 14.5” tall,…

What We’re Making! 107 The Mississippi Avenue Dress & Top by Sew House Seven

Becky stitch up 107 The Mississippi Avenue Dress & Top from Sew House Seven. The fabric she selected is an imported double gauze from Ellen Luckett Baker Framework Quarter Circles in Coral. The cut of the Mississippi Dress pattern features a V-neckline, spaghetti shoulder ties, an elastic almost empire waist (slightly higher than the natural…

What We’re Making! Hawthorn by Colette Patterns

Kristen made the Hawthorn by Colette Patterns using  Tina Poppytot 4280-B from Liberty Of London. Isn’t it dreamy in Liberty! The perfect dress for her friends rehearsal dinner. The fitted bodice with a semi-circle skirt gives the dress a curve hugging feminine fit.  There are many sleeve options, short, 3/4 length and sleeveless. Kristin lowered…

Where I Sew 2014 – It’s a Wrap!

Year 4 of Where I Sew Month comes to a close. Whew, what fun! The thoughtful contributions from participants always unfolds with an elegance and transparency that makes me glad to be a part of the sewing community. Thank you for making the month over-the-top-fabulous with images of your own sewing spaces. And the comments –…

What goes with what? Miss Kate by Bonnie and Camille

What solids coordinate with Miss Kate from Bonnie and Camille? Moda Bella Solids Etchings Stone Kona Cotton Melon Kona Cotton Kumquat Kona Cotton Azure Kona Cotton Lipstick Kona Cotton Limelight Kona Cotton Prussian Happy sewing! ~Diana

What goes with what? Elementary by Sweetwater

What solids coordinate with Elementary from Sweetwater? Kona Cotton Bone Free Spirit Designer Solids Light Jade Kona Cotton Earth Kona Cotton Black Happy sewing! ~Diana

What We’re Making! You + Me by Heather Jones

The downloadable pattern You + Me by Heather Jones is complete. I started the You + Me Quilt at the Modern Quilt Guild Sewdown in Portland back in February. What a fun and inspirational gathering we had! Everyone braved the snowy weather to get to the event then we hunkered down to enjoyed the weekend….

What goes with what? Hadley by Denise Schmidt

What solids coordinate with Hadley by Denise Schmidt? Kona Cotton School Bus Kona Cotton Flame Michael Miller Cotton Couture Straw Michael Miller Cotton Couture Gold Free Spirit Designer Solids Sky Moda Bella Solids Coastal Kona Cotton Asparagus Free Spirit Designer Solids Slate Moda Bella Solids Stone Moda Bella Solids Weathered Teak Kona Cotton Chocolate Happy…