When I first blogged about the Mimi Dress, from SewSewDef, I said I had another one planned. And here it is! I was inspired by a picture of Beyonce in … Continue reading The Mimi Dress Redux
I, like many of you, have a hard time resisting pattern sales, especially after the latest season patterns have been released. Well Joann has Simplicity on sale for $0.99 (which … Continue reading January Pattern Haul
I’ve made this pattern three times, but this is the first one for me!
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Miss Socialite, like most little girls (and many women), loves this trend of reversible (or mermaid) sequins. I bought her a reversible sequin tablet case and now she wants sequin … Continue reading Sequins and Velvet Jogger Set
This is my first year joining the Make Nine challenge, started by Rochelle of Lucky Lucille back in 2016. I actually just learned of it this year and thought what … Continue reading Make Nine 2018
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 don’t always write a end of the year recap post, but I’ve made several pieces that I just love in 2017. Let me share them with you! I started … Continue reading A look back at 2017
I’m so excited to share my latest project with you, because this Clare coat is my very first *REAL* coat.
Miss socialite loves joggers. It’s just her “thing”. Joggers and houndstooth and plaid…she has a new found love for anything plaid! I’m not sure where that came from, but hey I’m a … Continue reading Girls Joggers Suit – Simplicity 8268
When inspiration becomes reality – a pattern hack.
I loved The Mimi, from the September/October issue, as soon as I saw it. It’s a simple batwing dress designed for knits that can be both dressed up and down simply based on your fabric choice, accessories and shoes.
The fall season is definitely upon us and the winter is quickly approaching. During these chilly/cold months I love to feel comfy and warm but I still want to look … Continue reading Comfy and Cute – Sweatshirt Dresses
Not sure why I never got around to sharing this look, but better late than never. After first trying liverpool knit from Finch Fabrics to make McCalls 7046 I fell … Continue reading Coral Floral Girls Sundress: McCalls 7079
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Judith Dee of Judith Dee’s World tagged me in this Five Questions One Take challenge that was started by And Sew On (see the video that started it all here). … Continue reading Five Questions One Take
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 love a jumpsuit! Second to dresses, I think jumpsuits are my favorite item to sew. One piece outfits just make life easier. Plus jumpsuits are great for transitional months … Continue reading Denim Jumpsuit: Fabricista Guest Post
Who doesn’t love a maxi dress? I mean they are great for spring, summer and fall. I never seem to have enough but my go to maxi patterns have been McCalls 7121 and 6744, but I when Maggie Elaine shared her version of McCalls 7561 on Instagram I decided I needed one too.
The hits and misses of McCalls 2017 Winter/Holiday patterns.