Alina Sewing and Design

Hampton Jean Jacket Fall Blog Tour

Happy Fall! While most of the country is transitioning to cooler temperatures, we’re holding steady in the 80s and 90s here in San Diego–a huge change from our previous three winters spent in Chicago! I’m not going to complain (though I am very pregnant and wish it would cool off some soon!) because I am looking forward to (very) mild winters for the next four years.

Last week, seven extremely talented sewists added Hampton Jean Jackets to their Fall wardrobes. Below is a round-up; be sure to check out each of their blog posts! You can also get 15% off of the pattern using a code found in each of their posts that expires today.


Retro Rucksack + Denver Sewing Weekend

Blogging twice in one month! I’m almost back to normal. 😉

I had the lovely opportunity to fly to Denver to join some incredible women a couple of weekends ago. Eight of us flew in for a long weekend of sewing and hanging out (most of us meeting for the first time). Are you ready for this? I spent the weekend with Leslie of Threadbear Garments, Gabriela of Chalk & Notch, Emily of Enjoyful Makes, Nicole of Merritts Makes, Michelle of Sewjourners, Sara of The Sara Project, and Fleurine of Sew Mariefleur (yeah, all the way from Norway!!!). (more…)


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