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Meg's Magazine Mash Up 06/2019: Reveal

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The high waist, pockets, and silhouette of this skirt make it a perfect choice for any sunny day! I love the vintage nod this style has and it can be easily dress up or down – here I have paired with a simple black tank that I sewed a couple years ago. Read on to see more pictures and links to the tutorial on how I made this skirt…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 06/2019: Part 2

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This is the perfect skirt complete with pleats, pockets, and a beautiful A-line shape. I finished up sewing this retro style skirt pattern from the 06/2019 issue in bright yellow twill with contrasting buttons. In part 2 I cover installing the waistband with belt loops as well as the button and button holes and hem.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 06/2019: Part 1

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Excited to share my first steps in sewing my June Mash Up! I decided to sew the retro button up skirt from the 06/2019 issue in a bright yellow twill with contrasting tortoise buttons.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 05/2019: Reveal

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It’s time to reveal my finished May Mash Up which is this fabulous flowery summer set made from a dress pattern! So thrilled with out it turned out and can’t wait to mix and match these piece into my summer wardrobe. Read on to see more images as well as what I’m sewing for my next Mash Up…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 05/2019: Part 2

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I’m so glad with my decision to make my May Mash Up into a two-piece set from this dress pattern. This week I finish sewing the top potion and also complete the skirt part! Can’t wait to take this set for a spin once the weather warms up.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 05/2019: Part 1

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It’s time to (finally) start my May Mash Up! I had one pattern in mind from the 05/2019 issue of BurdaStyle magazine, but once at the fabric store made a decision to go with another plan…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 04/2019: Reveal

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I love a good fringe moment – and this kimono cardigan sure delivers! This garment sewed together very quickly and I love the impact it has with the long fringe. Read on to see more pictures and what I plan on sewing for my next May Mash Up…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 04/2019: Part 1

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My last Mash Up was such a success that I’m excited to make something just as special in April. The 04/2018 issue was filled with a lot of fabulous patterns, but the Jacket with Fringe really caught my eye and would work perfectly into my collection for the year as the cardigan piece. Read on to see how I sewed this jacket with fringe together…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 03/2019: Reveal

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I have my sewing mojo back! This matching two-piece outfit is the best thing I’ve made in 2019, and I just can’t wait until the weather warms up so I can wear it everyday. Even the test sew of these pants came out beautifully! Read on to see how I finished these culottes with a cuff, and more pictures of my summery matching set…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 03/2019: Part 1

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So my last Mash Up didn’t turn out as great as I wanted, but I have a feeling this one will make up for it! I’m sewing up these pants from the March 2019 issue, and I even did a test fit and sew before diving into my fashion fabric. Read on to see how I sewed these summery pants together…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 02/2019: Reveal

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Here is my finished Trench Coat! Read on to hear some thoughts from me about this look…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 02/2019: Part 3

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This week I finished sewing my trench coat! This has been a fun project to immerse me back into sewing after a short break, and I can’t wait to move along to my March Mash Up project. Read on to see my final steps in sewing this coat including the sleeve, belt loop, and belt…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 02/2019: Part 2

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After finally getting over my sewing slump, I have continued to work on my Trench Coat! This project is coming together very well and I’m loving the ivory and beige combination more and more as I continue to work on it. Read on to see my next steps in sewing this coat including the collar and facing…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 02/2019: Part 1

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I know it’s the middle of the month, but I’ve been in a little of a sewing rut which you can listen about in the next episode of Sew & Tell airing February 21st. As I knew it would, starting to sew this Trench Coat from the 02/2018 issue of BurdaStyle magazine got me feeling better and now I’m excited to finish this coat to become one step closer to my capsule collection! I talked about the plan in my last Mash Up reveal, and in this part 1 post I get the pattern ready, and sew the welt pockets as well as the storm flap piece.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 01/2019: Reveal

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Here is the reveal of my finished twist top from the 01/2019 issue, and I love how it turned out! I had a very busy January – so I needed a quick sew project for the month, and this top was just that. It came all together within an afternoon and I used up this nubby striped knit I had that is all part of my year plan to sew up a capsule wardrobe. Read on to see more photos and which pattern I’m sewing from the February issue

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