Posts Tagged ‘hey june’

Lane Raglan Hoodie

Lane Raglan Hoodie // a happy stitch

It seems that my sewing this year has inadvertently taken on a theme and that theme is comfort.  I’m terrible at tolerating cold weather and now that I mostly work at home there are rarely times when leggings and a cozy sweatshirt isn’t the answer to every “what should I wear” dilemma.  So, I have been calling out to the universe for the perfect cold weather sweatshirt since the beginning of the year and the response I got was Lane Raglan Hoodie from Hey June Handmade.  I made this version a while back in a rayon jersey for the Upcraft Club blog and I loved it but the rayon jersey is very lightweight.  Perfect for a cool summer evening at the beach but I needed serious snuggle weather sweatshirt.  When I saw a double layer jersey fabric at Rock Paper Scissors, my LQS, I flipped out and bought as much as they had left. (more…)

A Gauzy Cheyenne Tunic for Project Sew It

Cheyenne Top // Project Sew It // a happy stitch

When Celina Bailey of Petit a Petit and Family announced her Project Sew it idea I had to join in. She’s joining together great sewing talents and committing to sewing one item a month, for most participants it seems to be a garment but it’s up to each individual and anyone can join.  I’m such a big fan of Celina’s style and inspired by her creativity plus I already make myself an item of clothing a month.  Project Sew it is a natural fit.  Yet, while I do make lot of clothing I’m using my Project Sew It time as an opportunity to focus and make garments that are a little more complicated or require stretching my skills a bit. My January garment is this gauzy Cheyenne Tunic in double gauze.  I was a pattern tester for the Cheyenne tunic, a Hey June pattern, so I was familiar with the pattern but working in the double gauze meant I had to take my time and work carefully. (more…)

Lane Raglan Hoodie for Upcraft Club

Hey! It’s the first day of Selfish Sewing Week, which is fantastic because I already sew for myself all the dang time and for one week I get to act like I’m doing it for good reasons! That’s what you call #winning .  I’m really proud to be starting it off as a contributor to the wonderful UpCraft Club with my new scrumptious Lane Raglan Hoodie. Check out all the details over on their blog.

Lane Raglan Yoga Hoodie Style

Have you heard of UpCraft Club? It’s a modern sewing association for people who love pdf patterns.  They offer monthly membership, which include a Jo-Ann fabric discount and a monthly free pattern or class.  What is different about the UpCraft folks is that they also certify pdf patterns according to a transparent set of standards. (more…)

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