one-piece travel wardrobe

Self-drafted Romper

Pattern: Self drafted romper Fabric: Silk chiffon from Fabric Depot Outdoor Sale Location: Le Jardin Majorelle in Marrakech, Morocco I can’t believe it’s already been one year since John and I visited Morocco. In the spirit of throwbacks and Spring holidays, I’ve got a double-whammy to share today: photos that were taken in the beautiful Majorelle […]

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Sewaholic – Cropped Pendrell Blouse

Pattern: Pendrell Blouse by Sewaholic Fabric: Yarn-dyed cotton from Villány Import Méteráru in Budapest, Hungary for the body, Various Japanese stretch cotton blend from Fabric Depot in Portland for the ruffles Size: 2 Alterations: cropped at waistline, with a 2” rolled hem Worn with: Self-drafted Dirndl skirt I’ve already made this blouse once before and constructed this almost […]

saki jane - burda style #109 10/2015
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Burda Style 10/2015 #109

John has told me that this is his favorite top out of my Me-mades. He says it’s because it embodies my personality so perfectly; it’s structural with it’s lines and crisply starched cotton, but messy and organic in the way it drapes. He’s kind of right; I have a weird relationship with structure, where I […]

Cynthia Rowley x Simplicity 8264 made by Saki Jane - sakijane.com - sewn in an Italian stretch damask sourced at Fabric Depot in Portland, Oregon
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Cynthia Rowley x Simplicity 8264

Pattern: Simplicity 8264 by Cynthia Rowley Fabric: Woven two-tone rayon/synthetic blend Damask with one way stretch from Fabric Depot Size: 4 Alterations: reduced gather in neck ruffle, added 1.5 inches in length, added 1.25 inches to back width, omitted zipper due to stretch in fabric, removed center back seam. Those of you who have followed […]

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Engagement Dress

As I’ve mentioned on Instagram, and Facebook, and —let’s be real— to anyone who I have come across in real life in the last three weeks (complete strangers included), John and I have gotten engaged! I’ve been back in Portland since early December, and John came back too for a couple weeks to spend the […]

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Me Made Vienna + Budapest

As someone who grew up in both the nearly-continent-sized US and the isolated islands of Japan, the concept of traveling just a few hours to visit a different country is totally new to me. It really is quite strange to be able to say “we took a day trip to France last weekend,” but, as we […]