Ugly Pants

ugly pants

I suck at fitting pants, and I need help. phew. I'm glad I got that out. It is just that it is kind of awkward to admit when you made a public declaration that you were going to figure out how to do fit this year. These are my attempt at making the trouser pattern from Sandra Betzina's Pants Fitting class. It was a pants style I wasn't excited about … [Read more...]

Ziggi Moto

Style Arc, Ziggi Moto Jacket in wool melton, sewing by SewFearless.com

This is probably the hardest and coolest thing I have sewn to date -  a moto jacket, in wool melton (from Fabric.com), using the Style Arc Ziggi pattern. I've been hearing good things about this indie pattern company for a while, and when Stacy Sews and Sew Maris announced their jacket sew-along, I knew it was time to take the plunge. The jacket … [Read more...]

Triangle Tank

Wiksten Tank, Cloud 9 voile, sewn by SewFearless.com

My girl Jess, who writes at If Only They Would Nap, has challenged her blogging friends to experiment with the "geometric" trend in their sewing in her blogging series titled Straight Lines and Angles. Today, I get to share my project with you. I feel a little bit late to the Woven Tank Party. Wasn't this last year's thing? Except this one has … [Read more...]

February Blues

Jalie Pants   #scaredypants2014

disclosure: There is an affiliate link (labeled as such) in this post, actions taken when clicking through that link, may result in more fabric money for me. To be honest, I've been avoiding this post for weeks, and I would just not post at all except I promised I would.  So here goes. For my February #scaredypants2014 project, I made myself a … [Read more...]

Foliage Hat

"Foilage" Knit Hat - Made by SewFearless.com

This project is brought to you by the color Emerald.  I haven't been much of a "green" person in the past, but there is something about Emerald that has won me over. It is so bright and happy and has enough blue undertones to please me. When I saw Emily's gorgeous green hat on Instagram, I dropped everything and ask my sister to help me make one … [Read more...]

Dragon Boy

Dragon Shirt - sewn by SewFearless.com

The middle end of January is obviously the very best time to share a Halloween costume, right? The truth is, with all the school cancellations we've been having, I haven't had much time for sewing. I really can't complain though because the kids have been doing awesome playing together. It's a nice perk of having so very many little kids - built-in … [Read more...]

The View From Here

planning for pants sewing

This post contains affiliate links and they are noted as such. Actions made by clicking through those links could result in me getting more fabric money. Now that I have completed January, I'm staring down the barrel at 11 more months of pants sewing. I'm not really sure which direction I want to go. I've been having fun collecting pattern … [Read more...]

Tiny Sewists

G is proud of herself

I'm guest posting at A Jennuine Life today, sharing one of my kid's sewing tips for her Tiny Sewists Series. Gianna used this tip to sew herself a pair of fleece pajama pants, with a little help of course. If you are new here, you might enjoy some of these past kid-made sewing projects. (Also, make sure you enter the leather giveaway! It runs … [Read more...]