Lurk My Closet – 2015

2015 makes – click on the link to see the full blog post! If you want to see makes from previous years, here you go: 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 & older

Striped Linen/Cotton HawthornStriped Linen Hawthorn Boylston BraPolkadot Boylston Bra

Vogue 1610 // DVFVogue 1610 Simplicity 6280Simplicity 6266

Scout TeeHandwoven Scout Tee & denim Gorts

Silk crepe Saltspring
Modified Saltspring

Silk leopard print Boylston bra

Silk Leopard print Boylston bra

OAL2015 - Vianne

McCall’s 6887 + Vianne cardigan

McCall's 6952

McCall’s 6952

Vogue 1395, hand-dyed silk

Vogue 1395

McCall's 7119

McCall’s 7119

Striped Hollyburn

Striped Hollyburn skirt

Knit tank dress

Mission/Skater mash-up

Floral Lace Marlborough Bra

Floral Lace Marlborough bra

Starwatch Watson Bra & Bikini

Starwatch Watson lingerie set

Plaid Silk V1395

Modified Vogue 1395

Brumby Skirt

Brumby Skirt

Ikat Maritime Shorts

IKat Maritime shorts

Alison Swimsuit

Alison Swimsuit

Gingers & B5526

Butterick 5526 + Ginger jeans

Watson Bikini

the Watson Bikini



Striped Cabernet Cardigan + Yellow Hollyburn

Cabernet Cardigan + Hollyburn skirt

Carolyn Pajamas

Carolyn Pajamas

McCall 6887 - Pineapple dress!

McCall’s 6887

SBCC Cabernet Cardigan

Cabernet cardigan

Denim Hollyburn skirt

Hollyburn skirt

Myrtle knit dress

Myrtle dress

Francoise Dress

Francoise dress

Ginger Jeggings

Ginger jeggins

Black and nude Marlborough Bra

Marlborough + Watson Bras


McCall’s 5803 + Ginger jeans + Jenna cardigan

Undercover Sweatshirt + Ooh La Leggings

Undercover sweatshirt

B5526 Floral
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Leggings & Ensis Tee
Ooh La Leggings & Ensis Tee

Portside Travel Set
Portside Travel Set

Watson Bra
Watson Bra & Bikini set

Dotty Jamie Jeans
Dotty Jamie Jeans

Ginger Jeans
Ginger Jeans

Albion Toggle Jacket for Landon
Albion Toggle Jacket

33 Responses to “Lurk My Closet – 2015”

  1. Anonymous November 4, 2011 at 10:04 pm #

    a lot of your pictures are broken :(

    • lladybird November 6, 2011 at 9:18 am #

      i know :( i hit my bandwidth limits and they don’t reset until the 8th. they will be up again then. i need to find a better photo host.

      i’m sorry :(

  2. rachel January 8, 2012 at 9:59 am #

    you are awesome! I love all the stuff you’ve made. It has inspired me to bust out some more dresses and a coat or two. Thanks!

  3. Justine / sewcountrychick January 10, 2012 at 1:35 am #

    You definitely have a lurkable closet.i love your captions too. I think we all have a “skanky”top like that! No seriously girl, you are seriously talented and I love your retro cool look! You shouls stop by sew country chick some saturday and post a project link!

  4. Brittany Cole June 1, 2012 at 4:24 pm #

    Love your closet! I would wear just about everything. Thanks for the inspiration!

  5. Jennifer July 23, 2012 at 6:41 pm #

    I LOVE the closet! Thanks for sharing! (I’m a new follower by the way :))

  6. Tonje August 26, 2012 at 3:06 pm #

    Wonderful, Lots of inspiration here!!!

  7. Sonia October 4, 2012 at 7:44 am #

    Hola guapa, te acabo de descubrir y me encanta tu blog.

    Hello , i love your blog. Kisses

  8. Lelie October 28, 2012 at 12:14 pm #

    I would love to own a closet like yours :)

  9. Irina February 5, 2013 at 9:05 pm #

    Hi Lauren, I just stumbled across your blog and I absolutely love your closet! So much colour and inspiring ideas! Makes me want to drop everything and go sew right now! Thank you!

  10. Flav March 20, 2013 at 5:48 am #

    So great :)

  11. Rejoice For The Day May 22, 2013 at 7:56 am #

    I am totally inspired! You have great talent with sewing.

  12. Anonymous September 19, 2013 at 10:46 am #

    You’re an inspiration! Great workmanship and attention to detail. Thanks for sharing.

  13. Catherine McKeown October 31, 2013 at 1:41 pm #

    Hi there, accidentally stumbled on your site – and love it!
    would you mind of I asked your sewing advice on something. I can sew (a bit)….guess am an ambitious novice. Have a black tie event to go to and can’t quite find the dress of my dreams. Have found an image (dress have seen in a fashion magazine)…but can’t find matching dress pattern – might be a mix of 2 patterns type job….what should I do?

    thanks so much appreciate any suggestions – happy to forward the image so you can see what I mean

    • LLADYBIRD November 1, 2013 at 8:06 am #

      You can totally frankenpattern a few patterns together to get a specific look :) Just be warned that you may have to adjust pieces to get them to fit each other (narrowing the side seams of a skirt to get it to fit a bodice, for example). I would definitely make a muslin first, just to be sure that the pieces work together.

  14. Jill December 11, 2013 at 5:26 pm #

    Inspirational.. in the phase at the moment where i have barely started on a new hobby, and therefore are convinced i will be a sewing genius… probably should actually go sew instead of just admiring your awesome work :)

    • Rick December 18, 2013 at 11:48 pm #

      Wow! You are prolific!

  15. surfjewels December 30, 2013 at 6:11 pm #

    Loved having a look through all your makes, you’ve made some cute dresses and nice items :)


  16. angebabe46 April 1, 2014 at 2:55 am #

    Wow ! What a great range of outfits, love them all. Just getting back into sewing after years of not doing anything apart from altering shop bought!!!! I love knitting too. I have a bit more time on my hands now so hopefully my wardrobe will grow with my own creations!!

    • angebabe46 April 1, 2014 at 2:57 am #

      By the way I’m from Wales, United Kingdom.

  17. Anonymous July 9, 2014 at 11:48 pm #

    Thank you for letting me lurk your closet! You have beautiful clothes.

  18. Laura December 30, 2014 at 11:37 pm #

    Hi! I am Laura and I live near Atlanta, Georgia. I am so glad I tripped over your site tonight. I’ve been beginning sewing for years but am wanting to step up my game so I will be coming back often to watch tutorials etc. I have family in Mt. Juliet, TN. You are close to my twin in size and shape also.

  19. Toko Lingerie March 10, 2015 at 11:45 pm #

    My partner and I stumbled over here by a different website and thought I may as well check
    things out. I like what I see so now i am following you.
    Look forward to finding out about your webb page again.

  20. Abigail July 10, 2015 at 7:14 am #

    Okay, including all the other years, that is one big closet. (And a lot of clothes!) I’m impressed.


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