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Alex grew up in the sewing industry under her mother, Linda Lee of The Sewing Workshop. She went on to pursue a degree in Counseling, and soon after a Fashion Design and Entrepreneurship degree. She has infused her love of sewing and helping people through trips abroad to Africa with various organizations and ministries teaching underprivileged wom...en how to sew. She has launched a bag pattern and lifestyle business, Alex + Ikat, has worked in the sewing event industry, and has taken her passions to Paris, studying under ESMOD International’s summer fashion program. More

Eureka Top Variation

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The Eureka Top is a simple scoop-neck, boxy tee that has become a staple piece in our wardrobes. Linda took that classic shape and added some pizzazz by dividing the pattern and creating an altogether new garment, the Divided Eureka. Read on to learn how to create this fun variation!

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Judith Shear
Could you not get the same look by just adding the bit on the bottom? It would then remain just one piece for the front instead of... Read More
Tuesday, 31 March 2020 16:49
MaryAnn Spieth
I like this variation. I especially like the texture introduced by the piecing. Thanks for the inspiration!
Wednesday, 01 April 2020 23:00
Melissa Clark
Wonderful! I am going to design this shirt for my mum. She will love to have it. I always prefer to visit https://top5writingservi... Read More
Friday, 17 April 2020 06:07
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A day in London Life: A look at the Balenciaga Exhibit

​During my first weekend in London, I was able to attend the Balenciaga exhibit at the legendary Victoria & Albert Museum. The exhibit runs through mid-February and is an incredible showcase of the designer's exquisite taste, design, style and legacy. Here, I give you an inside look at some of my personal highlights of the exhibit. 

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Today's Outfit: Get Alex's Look

Today's Outfit: Get Alex's Look

Alex took the new Memphis Dress pattern to the next level, making it her very own. Be inspired and get this look today.

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MatthewJBurleson
This is very beautiful and I see that many women like to get Alex's look and I hope they really like this post. You can read my p... Read More
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basitkhatri
Nice post! This is a very nice blog that I will definitively come back to more times this year! Thanks for informative post. Tax A... Read More
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david john
Dear readers, today we are going to discuss the information about the Sakhi scheme. We will also tell you what the UP Sakhi scheme... Read More
Friday, 19 June 2020 21:00
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Today's Outfit: Get Alex's Look

Today's Outfit: Get Alex's Look

Alex spent some time in Eureka Springs, Arkansas for our Sewing Workshop retreat this past week where she whipped up a great version of the Alex Top. Be inspired and get this look today. 


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Jeanne Stanley
Super cute, Alex ! Can't wait to make this top.
Friday, 07 April 2017 23:01
Terri Kennedy
Thanks for the inspiration!. I love the versatility of both the tops in that pattern. I can also see them made sleeveless using... Read More
Saturday, 08 April 2017 01:39
Steel Huber
Looks are always you have great with the best fabric to choose for the wearing and now with the totally different cut of the instr... Read More
Friday, 23 November 2018 07:03
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Sequin Skirt Inspiration

Sequin Skirt Inspiration

Sequins. It's the perfect festive addition to your wardrobe and we've got the perfect pairing for you!


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Eileen Fisher Inspired Ikina Jacket

Eileen Fisher Inspired Ikina Jacket

Have you seen a version of a beautiful oversized red jacket flying around the inter-webs? Well, according to Melissa Greene and friends, it's all over the place and she just had to make a version of it, and, well . . . we love it.

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Ashley Langley
Eileen Fisher was the famous artist of time and she was inspired by the Lkina jackets that were the famous article of the time. I ... Read More
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JohnGraves
The design style and closet segment is a string about coat incline particularly. About the fourth post down I've envisioned a New ... Read More
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robert
This excellent to be seeing your blog site website once again, it has in fact been months for me. Well, this review that I have in... Read More
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