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”

Aprons of 2021

It didn’t occur to me, until the end of last year, that I had never owned an apron (cooking, shop, craft, etc). But one day, Dallas was cooking some chicken with his brand new button up shirt that I had just made him, and some of the grease was popping onto his clothes. I had never really cared about his … Continue reading “Aprons of 2021”