Shirt No. 1, Three Ways

Shirt No. 1, Three Ways

When I picked up sewing this past summer, I started simple. I decided to make Shirt No. 1 from 100 Acts of Sewing. I had a free CreativeBug trial, and I enrolled in pattern maker Sonya Philips’s class, which gave me a printable pattern and…

Denim Repairs: Visible Mending with Embroidery Thread

Denim Repairs: Visible Mending with Embroidery Thread

I love the look of artful visible mending on clothes. The back pocket on an old pair of jeans got snagged a few months ago, leaving a quarter-inch hole that let underwear show through. Instead of tossing the pair (what I would have done in…

Rothy’s: One Week In

Rothy’s: One Week In

I recently dropped some cash on a pair of Rothy’s flats. I never thought I’d spend $125 on a single pair of flats, but Rothy’s made some big promises– stylish, comfortable, durable, and made from recycled materials. I first heard about Rothy’s a couple of…