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

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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

Hepburn shorts // Offsquare.com

Hepburn Shorts

This black polyester, wet-look fabric is incredible. It looks like leather, drapes like rayon and doesn’t wrinkle. I want more! Skirts, tops, a blazer … where would I stop? I made these shorts using the Hepburn Shorts pattern by Pattern Emporium. The fit of the pattern is good and… Read More

Linen peplum top with pleats | Offsquare.com

Linen Peplum

Sometimes a design idea launches itself at you and demands to be made. Demands, I tell you! It’s mostly why I began sewing in the first place, just to shut it up. This linen peplum top was one of those lightening strikes. I craved drama, structure and a… Read More