As soon as I saw M7757 in McCalls Spring release I regretted not hitting the gym and eating right this winter. LOL! I absolutely adore this retro 70’s vibe crop … Continue reading Navy Leaf Outfit: McCalls 7577
Vogue 8977 has because a TNT pattern. It is a perfect choice for this gorgeous navy floral crepe from LA Finch Fabrics.
Like many of you reading this I went to see Black Panther on opening weekend. My hubby was really geeked about this movie as he and the boycub (my stepson) … Continue reading My Black Panther Outfit: McCalls 7473
I’ve been eyeing the Black Superwash Wool Jersey since it was listed and this seemed like a great application for it. It’s light weight gives the full top some drape … Continue reading Black Blousy Bodysuit: Ferri Bodysuit
Some patterns are so good you have to make them again and again. Patterns like McCall 6886 (see several versions here), New Look 6230 (here and here), and Vogue 9116 (here … Continue reading Burgundy Velvet Drape Top: New Look 6303
I really enjoy pattern testing and my experience working with Marina of Peach Patterns was no exception. I had the opportunity to test their first womens pattern the Mama Leilani Dress … Continue reading Two Versions of Mama Leilani
I had the pleasure to test the Madeline Ballet Sweater from Laela Jeyne Patterns newly released “Family Photos” collection. This sweater is a versatile layering piece you’ll want to add … Continue reading Madeline Ballet Sweater by Laela Jeyne
One of my coworkers and repeat customer wanted a classic tunic style top. I showed her a couple of options and she selected Simplicity 8295, pointing out that she preferred … Continue reading The Perfect Tunic: Simplicity 8295
This quarter I’ve sewn up 14 different projects for myself and others! Wanna see what I made?
This fabric should look familiar as I’ve already sewn a t-shirt out of it, here. I purchased two yards of this camouflage rayon jersey from LA Finch Fabrics so I had … Continue reading Camouflage Hi Lo Tank Top: Simplicity 1167
By now I’m sure you have seen this pattern on either a blog, Facebook or Instagram. McCalls 7542 seems to be an instant hit! All of us makers love it, … Continue reading This season’s hottest top! McCalls 7542
I love this camo tee!
I’ve completed and blogged about 15 sewing projects so far in 2017!
My entire spring sudoku wardrobe is based off of the Asian Floral Multi print fabric I purchased from Joann. This collection features a variety of pieces that are perfect for spring.
I love this shirt! It’s just two pieces, a quick sew and flattering! What more can you ask for?
I love all things that wrap! I mean who doesn’t? Wrap dress, wrap shirts, wrap skirts, they’re all great! I know I’ve made one wrap skirt (here), a reversible wrap … Continue reading Wrap Top – Butterick 6285
I usually wouldn’t post about a simple project like this but this is the second piece I’ve completed for the Suduko Wardrobe Contest and I plan to do a post … Continue reading Back to Basics: Simple T-shirt – New Look 6838
I shared a week or two ago that I was going to enter the Suduko Wardrobe contest over on Pattern Review. This contest is quite the challenge. Similar to … Continue reading Suduko Contest Inspiration – Vogue 8977
I am so excited about these floral sweaters. Mostly I’m just pleased to have squeezed in some time to sew for myself. I loved mine so much I decided to make … Continue reading Flower Power for Sweater Weather
*New year, New Layout! Let me know what you think of the new look in the comments below* Looking back 2015 was a pretty busy year. I started taking this blog … Continue reading A Look Back