Tag: sewing

  • Languid Leopard Lounging

    Languid Leopard Lounging

    Cari Homemaker is back. The leopard print never left.

  • Pink Gingham Picnic Dress

    Pink Gingham Picnic Dress

    I rarely do refashions or revisions, but sometimes a bit of a re-do is in order. Years ago I made a rather pretty pink gingham skirt. I made a top to go with it too and I wore it some. Over time, though, I found that the top worked with more than just that skirt,…

  • Outfit Along 2016

    Outfit Along 2016

    I’m barely squeaking in this project before the outfit along deadline. The official outfit along pattern for this year was the Sewaholic Hollyburn skirt, but I wanted to make the cropped version of the sweater, so I decided a dress would be the way to go. I settled on making up the Cashmerette Upton dress.…

  • Blue Seersucker Doris Dress

    Blue Seersucker Doris Dress

    I happened to look at my recent postings, only to realize that I have nothing recent. The best way to fix that, as far as I know, is to write a new post. This dress was already blogged on The Monthly Stitch, but Guinevere took some really cute pictures, so I think I should put…

  • Kim Dress: The Siren Call of a Pretty Print

    Kim Dress: The Siren Call of a Pretty Print

    I was trying to sew tonight, but just couldn’t really get into it. As you may have seen if you follow me on Instagram, I’m working on a peacoat for my husband. I’m so not in the mood to be sewing wintry items, but if I put it off until fall, I’ll need to be…

  • Review: Sew Expo 2016

    Review: Sew Expo 2016

    I just got home from Sew Expo last night and thought it would be a good idea to write up a bit of a review of my weekend. The last time I went to Sew Expo, I think was in 2001. After I got married and had kids, I didn’t feel like I could leave…

  • Goldilocks and the Three Photo Shoot Locations

    Goldilocks and the Three Photo Shoot Locations

    Hi there. This is Cari. I’m feeling rather tired today, so I’m going to turn this post over to a narrator for the retelling of a classic tale. I think my editor will be around to keep her in line. Enjoy the story. Narrator: Once there was a woman who went by the name Goldilocks……

  • Hello (Kitty) Summertime Nostalgia

    Hello (Kitty) Summertime Nostalgia

    The days have been short and cold and rainy lately. Even more than the cold, which I dread, I hate how dark everything seems in the midst of winter. I think I could more cheerfully put up with daily rain if it could somehow be both rainy and bright outside, or at least be light…

  • Vintage McCall’s 6210: All The Dramatic Dress Elements

    Vintage McCall’s 6210: All The Dramatic Dress Elements

    I have such a huge backlog of finished objects that I’ve sewn over the past few months but never blogged. This is pretty much the only one that’s seasonally appropriate at the moment. I’m starting here, but don’t intend to allow the rain and wind outside to keep me from putting up pictures of the…