Sew, bike, run, sail, knit momAt Sew Paradise, you'll find creative DIY, sewing pattern reviews, pattern modification for tops and dresses that make breastfeeding a baby easier. Classic style - jackets, jeans, wide leg trousers, capes, cashmere, ballet flats and the iconic wrap dress are staples of SewParadise. I thrift, shop consignment, and sew, to lessen my impact on sweatshop labor. Eco chic, classically styled CEO mother of two.
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This week, new sewing patterns arrived in my mailbox from HotPatterns! I got the Fast & Fabulous Jet Setter Poncho and the Metropolitan Verano Dress & Top. I added these to my collection that I got over the winter (back … Continue reading
A recent discussion online about whether moms can wear leggings with tops spurred this blog post. The consensus is yes, with an appropriate top and a longer cardi or jacket that covers one’s bum. I thought I would post a … Continue reading
It seems like an awfully long time since women’s shorts were in such fashion – I don’t mean that women weren’t wearing shorts, just that high fashion hadn’t zeroed in on shorts. Or even trickled that down to trendy retailers. … Continue reading
It is a beautiful morning in Delray Beach. Cool especially by Florida standards. Even Michigan me is wearing white jeans, black cardI sweater and an aqua pashmina. Today I pick up my bicycle transportation for the long weekend. Delray is … Continue reading
I pulled this from BurdaStyle (the German web site). I have inherited a couple pairs of ‘carrot’ pants, vintage Escada, and am making them skinnier at the ankles like this pair. I like the roomy trouser look as well. But … Continue reading
This is a super easy tute, and cheap to do. You can purchase inexpensive knit shirts, or get some from thrift or second-hand stores. Don’t be afraid to cut up a trendy tee with some detail at the neckline or … Continue reading