Sometimes two is better than one: Vogue 8738

Separates can be fun!

Read More

Summer Separates Navy Collection: Gingham Tie Top

Summer Separates: the last piece S8927

Read More
Advertisements

Summer Separates Navy Collection: Wrap Top

The second piece in my Summer Separates Collection

Read More

A First: French Seams + a Giveaway!

I had the opportunity to sew and style the Crystal Cove Cami and Mountain View Pull-on Jeans by Itch to Stitch. See how I styled each piece three ways in my Make It Wear It post on Itch to Stitch blog. Read on to learn about my first experience with french seams. Kennis was kind…

Read More

Covered in Kisses: New Look 6314

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Read More

Essential Summer Tank :Street Style Curved Hem Tank

Perfect summer tank!

Read More

Navy Leaf Outfit: McCalls 7757

I absolutely adore this retro 70’s vibe crop top and wide leg pants outfit.

Read More

Navy Floral Tunic: Vogue 8977

Vogue 8977 has because a TNT pattern. It is a perfect choice for this gorgeous navy floral crepe from LA Finch Fabrics.

Read More

My Black Panther Outfit: McCalls 7473

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) are pretty into Marvel movies. Despite this excitement, my hubby didn’t purchase tickets right away and though we preordered we ended up going to a…

Read More

Black Blousy Bodysuit: Kommatia Ferri Bodysuit

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 but the wool content should be enough to keep me warm. When I first pulled the fabric out of the packaging I thought it was…

Read More

Burgundy Velvet Drape Top: New Look 6303

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 and here) . New Look 6303 is also on this list. I first sewed up View D of this top back it in the spring (see…

Read More

Two Versions of Mama Leilani

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 and Top pattern (there is a coordinating girls version). Peach Patterns is based out of Sydney, Australia, which explains why I am rocking this newly…

Read More

Madeline Ballet Sweater by Laela Jeyne

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 to your fall wardrobe. The look of this crop length wrap top sweater that brings to mind a ballerina in training. Three options closure are…

Read More