6 February, 2016
madebymeg added the project Red Wool Sweater Top
My latest project is a redrafted t-shirt pattern, which was inspired by this luxurious wool ponte from Crossroads Fabric in Santa Cruz County. The store is in an unassuming building hidden behind a…
13 January, 2016
madebymeg added the project Christmas Top
The print isn’t exactly Christmas-themed, but the deer on the red background seemed just festive enough for me. I had one yard or less for the entire project, so I knew it had to be something small…
OMG these are adorable. Nicely done!
27 October, 2015
madebymeg added the project 2015 Halloween Costume Contest - Sea Lion
Sea lions are really just the dogs of the sea, and this costume is proof! I self-drafted this costume with flippers and tail for my Frenchie, and we’ve been having way too much fun with it. Here sh…
13 May, 2015
madebymeg added the project Bathing Suit Success!
The key to bathing suit perfection? Cups. Without them, my bathing suits have been flimsy, don’t stay in place, and then with tightening always end up too tight. For this one, I had some bathing su…
15 April, 2015
Just a dose of cuteness courtesy of Beatrix and her new dress. The garment is mostly a series of almost-rectangles sewn, gathered, and buttoned together.
Details at MadebyMeg…
30 March, 2015
madebymeg commented on the project Fruity Retro Twist Bikini
Wow this is so cute! I’m glad I read up on yours, too, because I didn’t realize the top was woven. I’m hoping to make this in a swimsuit fabric, so I’ll have to muslin. Love the fabric!
19 March, 2015
madebymeg added the project Freemantle Cocoon Coat
This is Marilla Walker’s Freemantle Coat. Cocoon coats are very on-trend right now, and the Freemantle pulls heavily from street style and fashion inspiration. It is interesting and unique without …
6 March, 2015
madebymeg added the project Fitted Jeans
In all, my weekend with Ginger was a success! After making more than ten pairs of jeans from three patterns over the past few years, I feel like I finally have a TNT pattern. To the trained eye the…
9 February, 2015
madebymeg added the project Men's Gingham Shirt
While I had wanted to use this fabric for myself (and still may have some fabric left over) this one went to Mr. Made for his big 3-0 birthday. He was out of town for work in the week leading up to…
7 February, 2015
madebymeg commented on the article LauraStar Giveaway
Interfacing interfacing interfacing – will help keep you fabric stable whether embroidering or mixing fabrics
7 November, 2014
madebymeg commented on the article Win A Copy Of BurdaStyle Modern Sewing: Wardrobe Essentials!
I need my skinny jeans. Just finished making another pair tonight!
4 November, 2014
madebymeg added the project Sutton Blouse
This is True Bias’s new pattern, the Sutton Blouse! You know I love me a kimono top, so it’s no surprise I’m sporting another one here. Kelli drafted this out of a desire for more v-neck patterns, …
7 October, 2014
madebymeg added the project Last Days of Summer Maya Dress
It may be after Labor Day, but in the San Francisco Bay Area this is the nicest time of year! A new dress in Marilla Walker’s new Maya Top/Dress pattern was the perfect way to beat the heat.
17 June, 2014
madebymeg commented on the article Sew Your Own Team Shirt for the World Cup!
Haha this is great!
23 April, 2014
madebymeg added the project The (Almost) Perfect Pair
I have been trying to make the perfect pair of work pants for almost four years now. This time, I think I’ve finally gotten pretty close with Burda 7447 – recommended by Sunni and pattern admirers …
27 February, 2014
madebymeg commented on the project Valentine's Day Lace
Right?! Bra making is by far one of the hardest fitting undertakings I have ever done. Some day I’ll try a new pattern, but I have to work up the energy!
14 February, 2014
madebymeg added the project Valentine's Day Lace
While I am one of those girls who typically shuns the hype of Valentine’s Day, I can’t resist a good opportunity to make up some pretty lingerie. So whether you’re going out with the girls this Fri…
16 January, 2014
madebymeg commented on the project Darling Ranges that took ages!
super cute! totally worth the wait!
14 January, 2014
madebymeg added the project Simple Floral Blouse
I did this top as a joint project with Meli. We bought the same fabric, then each sewed up something different. For my project…
7 January, 2014
madebymeg added the project Men's Casual Blazer
Manfriend needed something dressy, but still casual enough for the land where CEOs where flip flops and business casual generally includes jeans. Enter this unlined blazer: casual enough for everyd…
12 December, 2013
madebymeg commented on the article Ski Trip: 12 Patterns for the Slopes
I was wondering how anyone would be as lucky to find the perfect print for the sweater pattern, but then I saw the line drawing and it’s actually pretty ingenious! any knit fabric with a striped pa…
12 November, 2013
madebymeg posted a message on JaneReine's wall
thanks for liking my tutorials :) i’m in the process of revamping them over handmaker’s factory: http://www.handmakersfactory.com.au/Blog/tabid/222/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/424/categoryId/…
1 November, 2013
10 October, 2013
madebymeg commented on the article Sewing Technique: Working with Sweater Knits
Manic Pop – I love that idea! I’ll have to go thrift store shopping soon… Maybe if you serged/zig-zagged your cutting line before cutting that would help, too?
20 August, 2013
madebymeg added the project Mae Blouse
The Mae Blouse has that lovely vintage-y feel I’ve been looking for, but is a modern pattern that actually works for me! And because it has…
madebymeg added the project Pants, Pants, Everywhere!
While I was afraid to make pants at first, I think it is safe to say now that I’m officially addicted: camel ankle-length pants for work, pleather pants for play, jeans for me, and even a pair for …
madebymeg added the project Baby Dresses
Everybody’s having babies! To meet the demand, I made up these two cute outfits for two of our four office babies this year.
23 April, 2013
madebymeg added the project Ruffle Peplum
After putting in a lot of sewing time fitting bras and pants, this was a quick and satisfying project to take on. In fact, not only do I think this ruffle peplum top is pretty darn cute, but it’s e…