Brunswick Pullover

Hi friends! Today’s make is a very basic, oversized sweatshirt that has been keeping me pretty warm lately. I’ve been wanting to make the Brunswick Pullover by Hey June ever since it was released, and I’m so happy that I finally got around to it. There are a lot of really cute details included in this pattern, but I decided … Continue reading “Brunswick Pullover”

Patchwork Key Largo Top

While I was going through my scraps a few months ago, I realized that a few of my ikat fabrics went really well together! I love this fabric way too much to just throw it into a scrap bin, and after seeing other sewists making scrappy tops, I knew I had to make one. I committed to it a week … Continue reading “Patchwork Key Largo Top”

Matcha Top

Do you have a pattern that you’ve had for a long time (years) and just can’t decide if you want to make it or not? That’s how the Matcha Top by Sew Liberated has been for me. I really love the boho vibes, the neckline/collar, and the shape, but something about it has just made me go back and forth … Continue reading “Matcha Top”

Mid-Rise Pomona Shorts

I finished sewing these shorts late Thursday night, and I was really on the fence about how I felt about them. Then I tried them on again Friday morning, before going to the thrift store, and decided they weren’t all that bad. And I proceeded to wear them for the rest of the day, and Saturday too! I think the … Continue reading “Mid-Rise Pomona Shorts”

Blog + Life Update

Hi friends! Just a little blog name update — This is now The Sewing Things Blog! When I started blogging 6 years ago, I had just started sewing, and still wasn’t committed (read: scared) to making this a sewing blog. My husband and I did a lot of different things that I would blog about, so ‘The Doing Things Blog’ … Continue reading “Blog + Life Update”