A Cloth Merchant

Reverse Shibori Moneta

Nanette Webb

I bleached my dress, on purpose. A friend, who got married in a very small ceremony after college, invited me to a “celebration of marriage” dinner at Siam Cafe (which is so delicious, and the first time I’ve ever eaten jellyfish). After the dinner I had to meet my parents at the Phantasy in Lakewood […]

Sewaholic Hollyburn Skirt

Nanette Webb

I admittedly had a hard time with this skirt. I was really dragging my feet when it came to working on it, and struggled to find motivation to finish it. Not that it was a difficult make; I just made it in such a summery material that, at this time of year, I have a […]

Colette Albion Coats

Nanette Webb

Finally! Here are the Colette Albion Coats I’ve been working on for months! One for my boyfriend and one for me. Previous winters, Josh was wearing a raincoat over a sweatshirt, and I was layering a fleece over a sweatshirt, so I figured it was time for new winter coats. These were taken at the […]

Flannel Fiasco

Nanette Webb

This shirt gave me so much grief. No, I shouldn’t blame the shirt; it was totally my fault. This is Burda 7136. It is so hard to find a good button-down shirt pattern, both for women and men! I’m eager to try out the Sewaholic Granville shirt, but we don’t have it in yet.

Named Wenona Shirtdress

Nanette Webb

The first time I wore this dress was to a donut-making class. I think that was maybe in late September? Here I am with a maple stick: The class was at Sur La Table, a wonderful gift from my boyfriend’s dad. We made four kinds of donuts. It was so sweet. We had a pretty […]

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