Posts tagged plaid

A plaid bolero, a dress, and a belt buckle walk into a bar

Sometimes, when lightening strikes in the form of an idea, you have to run with it, if you’re able. That was the case with this project. I’ve been in the middle of knitting a cardigan since December, but then right after Christmas I got an idea in the back of… read more »

Plaid flannel dress

Last month, I sewed a plaid dress. Not just any plaid dress, but a plaid flannel dress. It’s cute, warm, and comfy. What could be more delightful for fall and early winter? This dress is from McCall’s 8989, a pattern from the 1950s. The wing collar is annoying to construct…… read more »

Brown plaid dress

Early in September, I was having a hard time finding direction for my sewing. I blame the change of seasons. I couldn’t figure out what I wanted to make, or I’d want to make things I didn’t actually feel like taking the time to make, or I just wasn’t sure… read more »

Vintage dressing gown in plaid flannel

Sometimes you get an idea for a project that feels like it comes out of no where, but once you sew up the item you realize it was so YOU all along! Late in the summer, I started thinking about dressing gowns. House coats. House dresses. Hostess gowns. Hostess dresses.… read more »