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Sunday Snapshot: Perfect Summer Skirts

Sunday Snapshot: Perfect Summer Skirts | Red-Handled Scissors

When the weather gets warm, I’m definitely the kind of gal who prefers a comfy, breezy skirt to a pair of shorts. So, in preparation for another steamy Brooklyn summer, I decided to dedicate this past week to designing my ideal no-fuss summer skirt—with pockets, of course! The skirt in today’s snapshot is a wearable …

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Sunday Snapshot: In Search of the Perfect A-Line Skirt Pattern

Sunday Snapshot: In Search of the Perfect A-Line Skirt Pattern | Red-Handled Scissors

It’s a dreary, rainy Sunday here in Brooklyn, and the only thing I want to do is sew. More specifically, I want to sew a-line skirts. Alas, I’m not satisfied with any of the a-line skirt patterns I’ve already made, so I’m digging through my book collection in search of something better. (All I want …

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Sunday Shapshot: Bicycle Skirt for CHA

Sunday Shapshot: Bicycle Skirt for CHA | Red-Handled Scissors

In celebration of CHA Summer 2012, I made a fancy new bicycle skirt to wear on the show floor! Heading to the show? Say hello if you spot me! Can’t make it this year? Get up-to-the-minute updates on all of the crafty goings on by following me on Twitter and Facebook. I’m so excited to …

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Sunday Snapshot: Skirts with Friends

Sunday Snapshot: Skirts with Friends | Red-Handled Scissors

I spent all day yesterday in the studio, hanging out with Melanie, my BFF. She’s a talented knitter, but she’s never sewn more than a button, so I walked her through the first steps in making her very own skirt. Up next: the sewing machine! Anyone else making skirts on this beautiful Easter Sunday?

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