My first hand-dyed shawl (Wave – Kristen Finlay)

November 10, 2019

Do you remember my experiment with dyeing yarn with flavored drink mixes? Two years later, I finally knitted something with that skein!

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It’s not you, it’s me (Deer&Doe – Sirocco)

November 3, 2019

Today’s project is not a fail in itself: a top-notch pattern (if I say so myself), a fabric with great drape, a print I love, and a pretty good result altogether. But getting a garment right on paper doesn’t always mean you’ll actually wear it!

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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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