**This post has been updated here: http://www.wellsewnstyle.com/2017/05/03/updating-the-2017-ultimate-plus-size-swim-guide/ ** Fit tips and sizing guides are still super-relevant in the post below.
Although making my
So I've got a thing for jumpsuits. They make getting dressed super easy and unlike dresses, I don't have to worry about my thighs burning like the fire of hades after strolling a few city blocks. I like that I can run around the studio, haul fabrics, etc. and not ... Read More
I've heard from both beginner and intermediate level sewists that they avoid knits all together. Personally I love working with knits. Fitting is easier. They're comfy to wear. And the prints and textures are endless. With the right know how ANYONE can work with knit fabric. Just as diverse as ... Read More
What's that old saying? If it ain't broke don't fix it? That's pretty much how I feel about my Cashmerette Appleton wrap dresses. This pattern design is definitely in my top three tried and true patterns. Back in spring I created this sleeveless, maxi wrap dress in one of my ... Read More
When you suddenly land a babysitter (thanks Mi-mom!) and the weather is just PERFECT you've got to whip yourself up a sexy date night number and hit the town. Thanks to the Cashmerette Dartmouth top (featured here) I was able to make myself a sexy little wiggle dress in a ... Read More
Do you ever have one of those projects, that no matter how awesome it is, for whatever reason it keeps getting pushed to the back burner? That was this project. I've had this fabric, Alexander Henry's Bathing Beauties Print and this pattern idea in mind for quite some time now, ... Read More
Philly summer is upon us and that means long, hot days and hotter nights. Heat soars into the 90's with uncomfortable humidity. Pants have quickly become obsolete! Enter the t-shirt dress, officially my new summer uniform. If you've got 90 minutes to spare and a tried and true t-shirt pattern you're ... Read More