**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
I really, really try to avoid being “trendy". And trust me, there was a time in my life where every weekend I was popping out to the H&M or Zara for an item to wear that evening—I was, regrettably, fast-fashion addicted. Now that I’m older, wiser and curvier I think ... Read More
This week I made the Sallie Jumpsuit, a pattern from Closet Case Patterns. I used a black ITY knit which is the perfect fabric for this project as it can be both dressed up and down. When I tried this jumpsuit on my husband made a face. He said: "I ... Read More
**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 own swimsuit is on my 2017 sewing to-do list, I just haven’t gotten around to it yet. So when I got an incredible opportunity to take a much needed ... Read More
Ever since the Nettie bodysuit was released ages ago I thought, well thats cute, but I just wouldn’t wear it. Something about a skin tight, one piece felt so revealing. But the more and more bodysuits I saw popping up on my Pinterest and Instagram feeds and the more and ... Read More
This week I tried my hand at Seamwork’s Neenah dress, a long sleeve turtleneck dress, in a vibrant red and blue print. When I first tried this dress on my first thought was, “oh no, what did I do. This fabric, this print, this style and these curves! Ahh this ... Read More
Curvy women of the world, raise your hand if you’ve ever been told the litany of things plus-size women aren’t supposed to wear. If you’re pear shaped avoid pencil skirts; if you’re apple shaped don’t wear body-con dresses; if you’ve got thick thighs do not go anywhere near shorts for fear ... Read More