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Well-Traveled Fabric + In The Folds Peplum Top

This top has been a long time coming! I bought a meter of rayon challis at La Caverne aux Mille Tissus in Marseille back in October of last year thinking I’d make a peplum top from In The Folds’ free… Continue Reading →


In 2016, one of my resolutions was to bring sewing back into my life. My husband and I became nomadic in November of 2014 and when I put my sewing machine in storage I figured I wouldn’t be sewing for… Continue Reading →

Gray Brumby Skirt

Megan Nielsen’s Brumby skirt is a pattern I’ve had my eye on for a while — there are so many great versions out there! I got this slightly shiny mystery/devil fabric at Marseille Textile and thought I’d make some joggers… Continue Reading →

Blue Bonn Button-up

I’ve never seen a mandarin collar I didn’t like. I especially like variations that hug the body and have an open neckline so of course the Bonn shirt by Itch to Stitch caught my eye right away. After evaluating the… Continue Reading →

I was cold so I made a sweatshirt

I don’t like how I look in boxy tops and I’d rather live my life without sleeves but I made a Hemlock sweatshirt and I like it. What a life. Thanks to a wonderful connection I made on French sewing… Continue Reading →

Digital Nomad Wardrobe: the Starting Point

Wardrobe planning is a little different for me since everything I own has to fit in carry on bags. When my husband and I decided to be nomadic a little over two years ago, I briefly fantasized about sewing the perfect… Continue Reading →

A Tale of Two Fabrics

I’m chasing sun and warmth these days and what I wear has gotten progressively looser. Can backpacker pants be far behind? They are practical… During a quick trip back to Seattle recently, I got to borrow a friend’s sewing machine and… Continue Reading →

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