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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Olive Denim Lander Pants

Handmade Wardrobe, Pants

This was my favorite project of 2018! This olive denim was just asking to become Lander pants! There are so many design features in the Lander pants (by True Bias) that I never imagined I would like, let alone loooove: the high waist, the exposed button fly, wide leg, no stretch. There was a bit […]


I LOVE Cheyenne!

Handmade Wardrobe, Tops

¬† This Cheyenne tunic by Hey June Handmade was my first button up! Oh how I love this pattern! I think I am a little obsessed… ¬† In this post I will show you the Cheyennes I have made this year: (1) front placket with 3/4 quarter sleeves; (2) sleeveless tank with front placket; (3) […]


First Fringe Dress!

Dresses, Handmade Wardrobe

  Ooooooh this dress! This was my first Fringe Dress by Chalk & Notch and will not be my last! There are two neckline options, two sleeve options, multiple waist-tie options, optional pockets, and it can be made in either a shirt or dress length.   I love the act of making, creating, and sewing […]


Handmade Wardrobe


I am starting this blog to document and share all my sewing adventures and accomplishments. Nothing makes me happier than creating and crafting! Here we go!