Mila Shirt by Itch to Stitch | Offsquare.com

Mila Shirt by Itch to Stitch

As a teenager, I once bought a drab nude-coloured shirt from an op-shop and dyed it army green. I didn’t yet understand the challenges of dying polyester, so that dye always blotched and ran in the rain. But the shirt fit like a dream and I wore it anyway, blotches… Read More

5 ways to find your sew-jo | Offsquare.com

5 Ways to Find Your Sew-Jo

We all go through phases where our enthusiasm for sewing dims. It’s when you look at your sewing machine and think “Ugh, I just can’t be bothered” But you know it’s your happy place and you want to get that joy back. So how? Where… Read More

Starboard Jeans // Offsquare.com

Starboard Jeans by Papercut Patterns

I’ve finally joined the jean-making revolution! And a mighty fine revolution it is. These are the Starboard Jeans by Papercut Patterns*. A mid-rise, slim fit jean with ankle and front zip details. I’m loving the way this mid-rise pulls in the tummy and it pairs beautifully… Read More

Briar Dress // Offsquare.com

Briar Dress by Megan Nielsen

I’ve previously made a few Briar tops out of merino for winter, but summer called for a dress version. Especially after Megan Nielsen released a kids version of this pattern and I saw how great it looked on Poppet! For both of these dresses, I… Read More

Kimono jacket // Offsquare.com

Summer Kimono Jacket

Kimono jackets are quick to make and simple to wear. This one has already been in serious rotation this summer! After scouring Pinterest, I found a free tutorial for a kimono jacket via Elle Apparel and then this colourful poly chiffon in a local store. It… Read More