Duo of Goji shorts

September 8, 2019

If I had to choose only one pattern to sew and wear during the summer, it would definitely be the Goji shorts! Their short length and wide legs are perfect for dealing with the hot and humid summers in North Carolina, and I find them more flattering than classic shorts on pear silhouettes like mine.

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More flamingos?!

July 31, 2019

My obsession for flamingo-print clothing continues, with this summery Datura blouse sewn a few years ago already!

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Tropikitsch Maxi Dress

July 7, 2019

I know I mentioned this already: I loooove wearing maxi skirts and dresses in the summer! I think they create a very tall and feminine silhouette, and they protect my legs from the sun whithout clinging to them. I wear my Fumeterre skirts a lot (seen here and here), but the one I’ve worn the most these last three summers is definitely this one: a McCall’s M7121 dress in tropical jersey knit!

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Floral Nénuphar and terminology

June 20, 2019

Today’s look is very “2015 Coachella”, with this floral rayon Nénuphar jacket. I’d wanted to post pictures of it for a while, and I thought it could be a good opportunity to bring up the recent discussions around the term “kimono” and share a couple questions about the technical vocabulary that has and/or could be used in its place. Keep reading if that’s a topic you’re interested in!

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Deer&Doe: the Pensée camisole

May 12, 2019

In a totally different style from my teal floral Pensée dress, I sewed a solid black Pensée top that goes with everything. It goes to show that this pattern is more versatile than it looks!

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