I think just about every sewist in the US who could get to a Joann store went some time over Easter weekend to take advantage of the massive pattern sale. … Continue reading Spring 2018 Pattern and Fabric Haul
I’ve completed and blogged about 15 sewing projects and shared 3 YouTube videos so far in 2018!
I’m starting to have a weird love/hate relationship with patterns. I’m a pattern sewists, sure I draft somethings, but I’ve found most things I dream up or see and want … Continue reading 2018 Spring Patterns Review
I had the pleasure of testing Jennuine’s Skiff Tee pattern (here) which Miss Socialite really likes. So when Jenn was looking sewists to test the Skiff Tee Dress Expansion I … Continue reading Skiff Tee is now the Skiff Dress!
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 love the style of shirtdresses, but I very rarely wear them. For one they are usually made with cotton fabric and I hate to iron (which is one of … Continue reading Bold Striped Duster: Simplicity 8546
I’m bringing you another new pattern I had the opportunity to test, The Avalon Shorts by Peach Patterns. This pattern is a simple & chic pair of easy-to-wear, pull-on shorts designed … Continue reading Newly Released Avalon Shorts by Peach Patterns
If you love the function of bodysuits, but not the snug fit, the Ferri Bodysuit is for you. Sew along with me! I shared my love for this bodysuit in … Continue reading My First Sewalong! 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 … Continue reading Black Blousy Bodysuit: Ferri Bodysuit
Sometimes I do these release reviews, sometimes I don’t. In full transparency this post id due to the fact I don’t have a project to share today, but I did … Continue reading Simplicity Spring 2018 Release
I knew I had to have this window pane ponte knit from Fabric Mart as soon as I saw it. My only question was which of the three color ways … Continue reading Window Pane Cape: McCalls 6209
One of my favorite parts of pattern testing is sharing newly released patterns with you. And this time is no different, I’m pleased to share with you the Skiff Tee … Continue reading Skiff Tee by Jennuine Design
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