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Chaparral Overalls / Fit and Modifications

08 Nov, 2019

Chaparral Overalls / Fit and Modifications

In the last post, I talked about tips for sewing and wearing linen. In this post, I'm talking all about making adjustments! If making adjustments seems a bit scary, I'd encourage you to just go for it and to work with a muslin.
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Chaparral Overalls / Tips for Working with Linen

01 Nov, 2019

Chaparral Overalls / Tips for Working with Linen

As I mentioned in the last post, linen is my favorite fabric to sew and wear.  If I haven't worked with it in a while, I'll move a linen project to the top of my queue and immediately feel refreshed after sewing it. Linen is the fabric that made me fall in love with sewing my clothing, so it has a special place in my heart.
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Making Issue No. 8 / Makes / Chaparral Overalls

01 Nov, 2019

Making Issue No. 8 / Makes / Chaparral Overalls

When it's been a while since I've worked with linen, I miss it. I miss feeling the fabric in my hands and the way it behaves. I miss the predictability of it and the strength it embodies. I miss how it makes me feel that I'm directly connected to nature, that I am holding nature in my hands.
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