Slow Fashion Revolution // Part 2 of 3

Slow Fashion Revolution // Part 2 of 3

After exploring the definition of slow fashion in Monday's post, let's take a closer look at its three elements that I mentioned:  care, quality, and cultivation. First, let's talk about Cultivation (or, if you prefer, curation.)  This refers to the way you build your wardrobe.  How are you obtaining your clothes--are you buying new, hitting up the thrift shops, [...]

Totes Totes: Free Market Bag Tutorials & Patterns

Totes Totes: Free Market Bag Tutorials & Patterns

Farmer's Market season is nearly upon us!  This is something I just realized the other day...I also realized that I've been really bad about remembering to bring my totes to the grocery store.  Market totes are the kind of thing you can't have too many of....(especially when you're forgetful.) I thought this might be a [...]

Breton / French Sailor Top! (Free Sewing Pattern.)

Breton / French Sailor Top!   (Free Sewing Pattern.)

{This pattern was originally published July 2016 on my now defunct blog, Prairiesque.} I’ve been wanting to make my own striped blouse/Breton top/French sailor shirt for a long time.   I had made the pattern, but it was surprisingly difficult to find just the right fabric.  I finally found a great fabric at Needle Nook Fabrics here [...]

Gypsy Belle Jacket

Gypsy Belle Jacket

This is just a little project/prototype I made for myself, and I wanted to share it...it was somewhat inspired by the lovely jacket Belle (Emma Watson) wears in the live action version of Beauty and the Beast.  (#nerdalert) This was my first version of the jacket from the pattern I came up with.  There are quite a [...]