Spring is here and it seems as if my wardrobe is severely lacking in items, specifically separates. I have plenty of dresses to frolick around in, but as I have been falling deeper and deeper into the separates game, my closet just seems a bit sparse on items that actually coordinate with one another.
When I was approached by Deer & Doe last month to review a HAND-SELECTED pattern from their new spring line I was floored! I mean, talk about fan-girl moment, whew!
I am absolutely obsessed with the Deer & Doe pattern line. Very few pattern companies make me want to drop everything I am doing to sew up their items, and even fewer make me want to sew it in the exact same fabric as they showcase on their website, but Deer & Doe ticks both of those boxes nearly every. single. time.
Creating a Dopp kit has been on my "To-Sew" wishlist for quite some time. I just love their utilitarianism as well as their overall appearance: Simple, clean lines. However, sewing a dopp kit has always been one of those projects that was a) easy to put off in favor of sewing more clothing and b) a somewhat daunting task for me.
I'm not entirely sure why I have been so timid to create one of these kits as the construction is relatively simple, but I've had the entire process built up in my...
Last month, Megan Nielsen reached out to me to see if I would review some of her new patterns that are coming out today. Seeing that I LOVE her patterns (and after dying a bit from excitement that she would even reach out to me - eeep!), I happily accepted her offer and chose to take on sewing three of her four new patterns: the Jarrah, Dawn, and Wattle. I wanted to take you all through my process with each of them as well as some tips I picked up along the way!