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Spooky Granville Shirt, Part 1

I bought the Granville shirt pattern by Sewaholic eons ago. I love the look of button-up shirts, but I am afraid of almost everything that goes into sewing one: collar, collar stand, buttonholes, buttons, sleeve…

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Los Angeles, 85° Winter: Seamwork Benning

I always sing the praises of winter in Los Angeles. The air gets crisp, temperatures range between the 50s and low 70s, and the sun shines. I love Los Angeles winters because they are the…

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Goth Valentine: Portia Dress

My partner and I have been together for 19 ½ years—we are celebrating our 20th anniversary this June!—and we decided long ago that Valentine’s Day is not a date we worry about too much. There…

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Comfy in 2022: Peppermint Slouchy Cardi

Ah, winter in Los Angeles! While many parts of the US experience freezing temperatures, here we bundle up when the thermometer hits the 60s. It is true that some days it can get colder, but…

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Last-Minute Party Dress: Seamwork Kenedy

Ah, the holiday season! It seems that not a day goes by without an event—luncheon with co-workers, dinner with family, drinks with friends. This is your opportunity to sew more frosting than you can wear—all…

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