tops

A red-haired woman smiles wearing an orange printed sleeveless blouse, holding one end of the necktie bow

Wilder|Poppy Mashup in Silk & Lander Shorts in Linen

Hello and welcome to my birthday outfit! Sure, it’s three weeks late, but what self-respecting Leo doesn’t extend their birthday into Virgo season? We may be heading into autumn here in the northern hemisphere, but in southern California, these count as ‘transitional’ pieces…as in, transitioning from hot and dry to hotter and drier. Here’s hoping …

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Close up of a white woman with red hair wearing a brown embroidered linen top and large beaded earrings

A Little Embellishment: Fern Top with Hand Stitching

At the beginning of the year, one of the goals I set out for this little hobby of mine was to incorporate new, more challenging skills into my sewing practice. I’ve managed to make a pretty decent wardrobe for myself — one that both reflects the many sides of my personality and allows for change …

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Close up of reversible vest.

A Tale of Two (and a half) Basques

December, eh?  Wow…one minute, you’re watching the leaves change as you navigate some intense, real-life priorities, and next thing you know, the end of another year is on the horizon. Fewer and shorter sewing sessions means I’ve missed two full months of posting, but this last entry of 2021 is going to be a three-piece …

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