Exploring garment design, sewing and techniques

Making a handmade wardrobe one garment at a time.

  • Zero Waste Envelope Dress
    This is a silk version of the Cris Wood Sews zero waste Envelope Dress and the only fabric left is a few thread shavings. I am pleasantly surprised by the look of the dress when it is belted, not […]
  • Sewing circular makeup pads on a serger/overlocker
    This short video shows how I sew reusable face cleansing discs on my serger. I use bulky, woolly nylon in the loopers and normal serger thread in the needles. This is a great way to stash-bust some of those […]