Breton Striped Top, Burda 6722, Handmade Wardrobe, Sewing, Stone Mountain and Daughter, Uncategorized

Breton Striped Top for France – Burda 6722 Top and Matching Scarf

The fabric, from Stonemountain and Daughter in nearby Berkeley, rivals similar Saint James striped knits, and it sews beautifully.  It is easy care wash and wear and it gets softer with each wash.

Barrett Bralette, Britex Fabrics, Fabric Outlet, Hello Stitch, Intimates, Lace lingerie, Lingerie, Madalynne, me-made, Megan Nielsen, panties, Piedmont Fabrics, Sewing, Sewing Intimates, Stone Mountain and Daughter, Uncategorized

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)...

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Black Velvet Bralette and Panties

I recently purchased this lovely stretch velvet in black and burgundy and on the same day, I discovered a new bralette pattern by Madalynne, called the Barrett bralette.  You can find this free (yes, I said free!) Barrett bralette pattern here. If you've been following my blog, you know I am a big fan of… Continue reading Black Velvet Bralette and Panties

pajamas, Uncategorized

Bonne Nuit Mon Cheri! Men’s Pajamas using McCall’s Pattern 4244

I recently made two sets of pajamas for my husband as gifts and I am really happy with the results. These two sewing projects were very satisfying; my husband loves his new pajamas, and the fact that I made them for him, and he wears them every night. I don't know of any other garment that I've made that gets so much wear.

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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...