**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
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
It’s that time of year where everyone likes to start out fresh with resolutions and annual goals. January brings with it a sense of renewal and hope for good things to come in the new year. And is the perfect time to clean out your closet and simplify your wardrobe ... Read More
When summer time rolls around you can’t help but notice all the drapey, flowy kimono-style tops styled with tanks and jeans. Yet they’re pretty hard to find in winter, but not impossible. I was inspired by velvet kimonos at Nordstrom, Anthropologie and Asos. Like these here, here and here. Now every time ... Read More
Winter has definitely settled upon Philadelphia and it is COLD, COLD, COLD. The only thing that gets me through the winter with my sanity in tact are boots and all thing wool. To beat the cold and still look cute I stitched up this wool blend circle skirt in a ... Read More
“I have nothing to wear”. How many times have you said this sentence while staring at a closet jam-packed with clothes? I hate to admit it but I have this feeling at least a few times a month. But thankfully since I started sewing and my body-confidence is soaring I ... Read More