Liesl and Co · Minerva Crafts · Sewing

Minerva: Linen Cinema Dress by Liesl and Co

I'm excited to share with you today about making the Cinema Dress by Liesl and Co with some gorgeous linen fabric from Minerva. The fabric is lightweight and super comfortable to wear. The texture in the weave has some really neat slubs of thread for a handwoven look. I have details about the process of… Continue reading Minerva: Linen Cinema Dress by Liesl and Co

Minerva Crafts · Sew House 7 · Sewing

Minerva: Tencel Twill Nehalem Pants

Hello there! I’m very excited to share with you about a project that has been on my bucket list, the Nehalem pants by Sew House Seven. When I saw this beautiful Tencel Twill fabric by MILK on Minerva’s site I decided that now is the time to make these pants! They are as comfortable as… Continue reading Minerva: Tencel Twill Nehalem Pants

Minerva Crafts · Sewing

Minerva: Morgan Jeans Exploration

Hello there! I’m SO EXCITED to share with you about making my first pair of jeans. I sewed the Morgan jeans (by Closet Core patterns) as this month’s Minerva Blogger Network project. I used a 7.5 oz 100% cotton denim fabric for this project and the finished jeans are so comfortable. Customized, handmade jeans have… Continue reading Minerva: Morgan Jeans Exploration

Minerva Crafts · Sewing

Minerva: Ripstop Parade of Pouches

Hello there! I really enjoyed sewing with multiple Ripstop fabrics from Minerva this month (and I’m looking forward to sharing about them). The Ripstop that I selected from Minerva is lovely to work with (and it’s inexpensive as well). It’s handy to check which side of the fabric has the water resistant layer, before sewing.… Continue reading Minerva: Ripstop Parade of Pouches

Embroidery · Minerva Crafts · Sewing

Minerva: Embroidered Constellation Table Runner

I’m so excited to share about this project!! I made an embroidered linen table runner with constellation motifs (with two different sizes of sequins and colonial knots). The pattern is from Miniature Rhino for Design Sponge. The materials were gifted to me by Minerva for writing this post. For lots more details, check out the… Continue reading Minerva: Embroidered Constellation Table Runner

Minerva Crafts · Pattern Review · Sewing

Minerva: Roll top insulated lunch bag

I’m excited to share about my latest make with Minerva, a Rolltop lunch bag with wool batting (for insulation). I’ve seen this type of roll top dry bag in kayaking & hiking applications. This project was a fun experiment to test handmade lunch bag designs for my kids. I made this version to test using… Continue reading Minerva: Roll top insulated lunch bag

Minerva Crafts · Pattern Review

Minerva: Tilda Hot Chocolate Sewing

I’m happy to share about a project that I made with Minerva from the book Tilda Hot Chocolate sewing. I made a sweet bird and fabric bowl. I love the aesthetics of this book and enjoyed the styling so much. Although I made two projects from this book I also enjoyed sharing more details about… Continue reading Minerva: Tilda Hot Chocolate Sewing

Halfmoon Atelier · Minerva Crafts · Pattern Review

Minerva: Moonstone La Brea Tee

I’m very excited to share about the La Brea tee (by Halfmoon Atelier) that I’ve made with supplies from Minerva. This viscose fabric by Atelier Brunette (in the Moonstone print) is very lovely. The bits of ochre in the print are my favorite. I picked a coordinating bias tape to finish the neckline. Check out… Continue reading Minerva: Moonstone La Brea Tee

Minerva Crafts · Pattern Review

Minerva: Sade Blouse, Breaking the Pattern

Hello there! I turned this project in for my Minerva Post last week and had no idea how much would change worldwide between now and then. For the sake of sharing something positive, this is the final top I made with a fun textured double gauze fabric from Minerva. The pattern is the Sade blouse… Continue reading Minerva: Sade Blouse, Breaking the Pattern

Minerva Crafts · Pattern Review

Minerva: Santiam Reversible Ripstop & Wool Vest

Hello! I’m very excited to share this project with you! I’ve been wanting to make this vest for a couple of years now (to replace a worn, favorite commercial vest). I made the Santiam Reversible Vest by The Green Pepper, with supplies gifted by Minerva. The black and navy ripstop fabrics are water resistant. I… Continue reading Minerva: Santiam Reversible Ripstop & Wool Vest