Why I Sew: Miriah

Hello! I am so excited to be sharing my thoughts about sewing, life, and the intersections of experience. My name is Anna Miriah and I was named after my grandmother, but I’ve always been called Miriah. I started sewing about 10 years ago, but three years ago I started making clothing for myself consistently. Currently I sew whenever I have time – while always trying to be thoughtful in my making.

Many of my earliest memories are tied to…

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Beach Moon (Faux) Romper

Does anyone else name their handmade clothes? Even if I don’t start with a name in mind, by the end of a project I’ve almost always come to think of each garment by a special moniker.

When Liv asked if I was interested in sewing a special vacation piece to showcase this amazing block printed deadstock, I immediately was excited but didn’t know exactly what I wanted to make. A tiered sundress? A pair of palazzo pants? A maxi-dress? Then, like a wave crashing on the shore, it hit me, this fabric was destined to become my Beach Moon (faux) Romper.

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