Marlo Sweater Obsession

Sometimes I make the same pattern multiple times and then try to decide if it’s worth blogging about. Then I remember that this is The Sewing Things Blog and that I just sew the things that I love. And if I love them, then I will probably make them multiple times. And if anything, you’ll see the same pattern sewn … Continue reading “Marlo Sweater Obsession”

Dresses for Valentine’s

I haven’t sewn a dress in almost two years. That seems crazy when I think about how many dresses and skirts that I sewed when I first learned to sew. I made so many favorites though, and it makes me smile when I see my closet full of pretty dresses that I MADE. In the spirit of slow fashion and … Continue reading “Dresses for Valentine’s”

Marlo Sweater – Two Ways

It seems like every time I write a blog post it always starts with how long I have waited to finally make something — but by some miracle, I actually bought both this pattern and fabric just in the past few months! Hooray! The Marlo Sweater is a new pattern by True Bias. It’s an oversized style cardigan/sweater, which is … Continue reading “Marlo Sweater – Two Ways”

Maternity Capsule Wardrobe

I finished sewing a few tees last December, and at around 15 weeks pregnant, I realized I was going to need some more comfortable pants to get me through since me and maternity jeans don’t really get along. I already had a two pairs of Hudsons (black and grey), but I really wanted an olive green pair and another black … Continue reading “Maternity Capsule Wardrobe”

Shelby Dress

I feel like I have had the inspiration for this dress (shown below) on my Pinterest board for an eternity, but it’s probably only been a couple of years. The inspiration dress is from the blog Polienne, and it’s a vintage dress that she found at a thrift store. Polien is a style & travel blogger from Belgium, and I … Continue reading “Shelby Dress”

Nikko Top

I was in love with the Nikko Top by True Bias when it was released and I had this exact version (short sleeved) in my head. I was nervous to make it, though, because I completely hated turtlenecks when I was little. I also don’t really like things around my neck most of the time, except for some necklaces, and I … Continue reading “Nikko Top”