Project Run & Play Wk 3: To Grandmothers House

Please take a minute and go here to VOTE! If I’m honest, this is week was the one I was most worried about. Miss Socialite is twelve so she’s not as into fairy tales as she used to be. When I asked her what fairy tale character she wanted to be she immediately said “Little…

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McCalls Spring 2020 : Atlanta Sewing Style

  Check out my latest video on the two news McCall’s patterns I’m sewing.

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Spring Plans for Fabric Mart Fabricista

Coming soon…

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New Sewcial Network: Topstitch Makers

Check out the newest “sew”cial network!

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Project Run & Play Wk 2: Overalls

Be sure to vote here! Thank you to all so much for voting last week. I came in fourth overall and I’m still in the running. I’m so excited because I really wanted to share this weeks make with you. If you follow me here you already know I enjoy making things that can have…

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Project Run & Play Wk 1: Shine Bright Like a Diamond

PLEASE VOTE FOR ME HERE! I’m so excited and a tad nervous to share with you my week 1 entry for Project Run and Play. This weeks theme is Analogous colors. Analogous Colors There’s no denying it’s THE hot color scheme in the fashion world right now!  Grab a color wheel, choose your analogous colors,…

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Twinning cropped sweatshirts: Chalk & Notch Page

Sweatshirts are a staple wardrobe piece in almost everyone’s wardrobe. They are great to wear to the gym, around the house, to run errands and more. They can be worn all year long depending on the weight of the fabric. Add a hood and now you have a hoodie adding more versatility. The options for…

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Stay Home and Sew: Sewcial Distancing

Seems like most of the world is practicing social distancing due to the threat of the COVID-19. I know here in Georgia, the most government agencies, several private companies and many school districts (especially in metro Atlanta) are urging working from home or online learning. Thankfully sewing is typically a single person hobby, so many…

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Project Run and Play Designer

I haven’t been posting much recently, but I have been sewing. March is shaping up to be a very busy month as I’m working on a few projects that I can’t share just yet. This busyness is welcomed but tiring at the same time. One of those things I can now share is…… I’m so…

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Two Looks in One:Butterick 6244

More chartreuse!

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Ultimate Dress with Pockets: Designer Stitch Jasmine

I love pockets and I love dress so a dress with pockets is always a win.

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Chartreuse Suit Styled 4 Ways

I apologize if you’re tired of seeing this suit, but this is my last post on it! I just want to show you that a bold color, like chartreuse, can probably be worked into your wardrobe. You can pair a bright color with neutrals or for even more of an impact style it with other…

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Animal Print Bodysuit: Simplicity 8789

I finished this bodysuit along with this chartreuse suit last month for my Fabricista post for Fabric Mart. Head to the Fabricista blog to read more and scroll below for more pics and my pattern review.I love bodysuits! Something about knowing my top will stay down and tucked in just excites me. I especially love…

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Statement Suit: Butterick 6523

I actually completed this suit right before the end of the year as it was my December Fabricista blog post. So you can check it out more of my thoughts on the fabric here and scroll below for more pics and my pattern review. I’m really happy with this suit! Butterick 6523 is an OOP pattern,…

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Amazing Fit is Right! Simplicity 1017

I love these pants!!! I’ve been looking for a go to work trousers pattern for some time now. While I’ve had some successes pants like Simplicity 8093 , Simplicity 8655 and McCalls 6515 none were perfect for work. S8093 is cropped which is great, but also a tad limiting in where/when I can wear them.…

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Back to Basics: V-Neck Tee Simplicity 8177

Sometimes you just need to sew this basics, because if I’m being honest the basics are really what I wear the most often. I love sewing the fun stuff like fancy dresses, backless tops and even swimsuits, but you can always use a t-shirt! This one is great because I can wear it on the…

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Winter Plans

Even though winter officially started about a month ago I’m just finishing up planning out this seasons “to-sew” list. I know that January is almost over, but the busyness of the holidays in December and a work deadline earlier this month prevented me from finishing my plans this any earlier. The weather here isn’t helping…

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Latte and Donuts: Simplicity 8801

Poor Miss Socialite has been waiting on these pjs since last winter. I can be such a selfish sewist. I finally finished them, even though I planned to have them sewn before Christmas. I think I purchased Simplicity 8801 with the plans to make holiday pajamas last Christmas. Since my hubby and Mr. Cool won’t…

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