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!
This is my first ever pattern review, and it has taken me such a long time to actually sit down and type it out simply from sheer nervousness. I apologize in advance if my words come out jumbled or rambly or just plain over-excited!
I have always wanted to tackle a trench coat on my personal sewing journey, so when the owner of Topstitch Studio & Lounge (Atlanta, GA) asked me to create a sample to use in promoting a future advanced sewing class, I jumped at the opportunity!