This was a busy month for me, with the performance of a show I had been working on since January 2017. As a result, not as much sewing as usual. With the leftovers of my last Paola Turtleneck Tee, I whipped up another Basic InstincT. I had been wanting to make another slogan tee for … More August 2018.
This is the second iteration of the top pattern I drafted off Simplicity 9037, the 1970 version. The lapis blue linen I picked up for $2 at Save Mart. The [p]leather I bought 20cm of from The Fabric Store. I put an exposed zip in the centre back seam to highlight the juxtaposition of the linen with … More Linen & Leather (a two for one post)
These pants are made using Simplicity 3688 and fabric purchased from Fabric Vision. I french seamed all the seams apart from where the zip is inserted and hand picked the zip in. (I’ve made a lot of versions of the top from this pattern too. It’s a goodie.) I didn’t make any alterations to the … More Vintage Simplicty Pants