Lurk My Closet

2016 makes – click on the link to see the full blog post! If you want to see makes from previous years, here you go: 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 & older

Seawall Socks
Sea Wall Socks

Silk Chiffon Archer
Silk Chiffon Archer

Smells Like Teen Spirit Sweater - front
Smells Like Teen Spirit sweater

Organic French Terry Augusta Hoodie
Augusta Hoodie + Anima Pants

Travel Backpack
Travel Backpack

Birdy Scout Tee
2 More Scout Tees

OAL2016: Zinone Sweater + Hollyburn Skirt
Zinone Sweater + Hollyburn Skirt

Silk Lakeside PJs
Silk Lakeside Pajamas

McCall's 6952
McCall’s 6952

Sewaholic Pacific Shorts + Dunbar Sports Bra
Pacific Shorts + Dunbar Sports bra

Yellow Lace Marlborough bra
Yellow Lace Marlborough Bra

Linen apron
Sewing for my New Apartment

Sleeveless La Sylphide
Sleeveless La Sylphide

Denim Rosari Skirt
Denim Rosari skirt

Black Stretch Twill Rosari Skirt
Black twill Rosari Skirt

Black Silk Polka Dot Boylston Bra
Silk Polka dot Boylston Bra

Sheer black polka dot Marlborough bra
Spring Marlborough bras

Silk Bird Scout Tee
Silk Bird Scout Tee

Butterick 6019 - complete!
Butterick 6019

McCall's 7351
McCall’s 7351

Silk Top & Corduroy Mini Skirt
Silk Top + Corduroy Rosari skirt

Black Lace Boylston bra
Black Lace Bolyston Bra

Simplicity 1799 robe
Simplicity 1799

Ginger Jeans + Silk Tank
Ginger Jeans + Silk Cami

Silk Georgette B5526 + Stretch Brocade Circle Skirt
Silk Georgette shirt + Brocade skirt

Skyp socks
Skyp Socks

T&TB Agnes Dress
Agnes Dress

Peach Lace Watson Bra
Coral Lace Watson bra

36 Responses to “Lurk My Closet”

  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.
    Besitos

    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.
    Jin

  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🙂

    Hannah.
    http://surfjewels.tumblr.com/

  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.

  21. Sandra December 31, 2015 at 8:24 am #

    Wow! increible armario. Me sorprende todas las bellas piezas que has cosido. Espero poder enfocarme en mis proyectos de costura para poder coser tanto como deseo durante el 2016. Tu blog y costura son inspiradores.

  22. beakie48 January 1, 2016 at 12:39 pm #

    You do beautiful work, girl! Love your blog.

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