Autumn Kelly Anorak

Handmade Wardrobe, Outer Wear

PATTERN I guess I didn’t really need a new coat, but well… look at it!? This is the Kelly Anorak pattern by Closet Case Patterns in version A with a hood. It’s the perfect transitional season coat! And I needed a challenge ūüôā I made the lined version but I used the instructions & pattern […]


Ponte Evans Blazer

Handmade Wardrobe

A KNIT BLAZER!? Adrianna from Hey June Handmade can do no wrong! I had the honor of testing this pattern last fall, and this pattern definitely delivered. PATTERN I had never made a blazer before this, so I was excited about this pattern! I’ve always wanted a casual blazer to wear with jeans. This pattern […]


About Me

Handmade Wardrobe

I have been sewing and crafting for as long as I can remember. I have been knitting since 2000, and garment sewing since the end of 2017. I have a lot of memories of sewing throughout my childhood: my grandma taught me in grade school and helped me make bell bottoms by adding a triangle […]


Marbella Linen Highlands Wrap Dress

Dresses, Handmade Wardrobe

Summer makes me want to wear all the linen things! Aaaaand all the dresses! PATTERN This Highlands Wrap dress by Allie Olson is incredibly elegant! I love the facings! I love the mitered corners! The details that are so thoughtfully designed, all come together to make this pattern so special. I often find facings really […]


Kila Tank & Dress hack


The Kila Tank (by Allie Olson) is quickly becoming my favorite pattern! Allie did an amazing job with the fit of this tank and it’s construction. At this point, I have made at least 10 of these, and wear one almost every day! FABRIC My favorite fabric for the Kila tank, of course, came from […]


Spruce Fringe with Blouse Hack

Handmade Wardrobe, Tops

This is one of my favorite makes ever, hands down: this fabric, the fit, the buttons. Magic. PATTERN I made View A with the C/D cup. Sizing described below in ‘Sizing & Modifications’. I previously made the dress version of this Chalk & Notch Fringe, but after I heard about the cup size update, I […]


Taos Top Dress Hack

Dresses, Handmade Wardrobe, Tops

The Taos Top is such a flattering pattern! I’ve always admired Leslie of Threadbear Garments, so I was thrilled when she released her first pattern! I see this pattern getting a lot of use! Summer sewing, here I come! FABRIC This gorgeous fabric is an Art Gallery knit, called Striped Sleek Knit in Mediterraneo from […]