Exploring garment design, sewing and techniques

Making a handmade wardrobe one garment at a time.

  • Lustrous wool Hope Dress for winter
    I’m pretty pleased with this Style Arc Hope Dress in a 99% wool 1% spandex from Sew Irish – Wild Ireland Haberdashery.This fabric has the sheen, drape and comfort of silk but the warmth of wool. It’s a very […]
  • The Assembly Line Multi-Sleeve dress
    I absolutely love the final fit of this Assembly Line Multi-sleeve Midi dress but it took a couple of muslins and a good bit of tracing to get there.The fabric is a lovely wool twill with a little stretch […]