Chambray

Chambray has topped all of the lists I read about “must have” summer basics. I’m not a huge fan of the vaguely western style of most chambray tops, but I got the utility of the “goes with everything” summer fabric. I bought a boatload and decided to make another peplum top using the same fabric…

Gertie, we’re going to be good friends.

A couple of years ago, while flipping through a back issue of Threads, I came across an article about Gretchen Hirsch, who looked like a really cool lady who liked to sew vintage. I sort of forgot about her, until I stumbled across her blog post about sewing ease while making the gingham skirt¬†¬†and placed…