Barrett Bralettes and Acacia Panties made with Fabric from San Francisco Area Fabric Stores

I’m heading off on a vacation to France soon and I’ve been busy making lingerie for my trip. Nothing is better on a trip than having lots of pretty new lingerie in my suitcase!  If you’ve been following me on Instagram (@jolirosestudio)…

Base Layer Bodysuit – Simplicity Pattern 8435

Viola!  I just finished making my third bodysuit!  I’ve been wanting a bodysuit for a long time, ever since I grew out of my last one when I was 10 years old!  Bodysuits are making a comeback after taking a long hiatus.  There are many patterns for bodysuits available for the home sewer and also many bodysuits ready-to-wear on-line and in brick-and-mortar stores.

A Tailored Shirt for the Fall from Simplicity 1538

I just finished sewing this tailored shirt using Simplicity 1538, view B. This was the first time that I’ve made a shirt from this pattern and I am so pleased with the results…

Butterick #6446 – Blue Gingham Dress

After a summer of sewing for other people and for our new home, I decided it was time to make a dress for myself.  I love gingham and…