Floral on Stripes Maxi Dress – McCalls 6744

I’ve made and posted this dress before in a black aztec jersey here but I liked it so much I made it again. This time I made it out of this gorgeous lightweight rayon knit. This fabric is so light it almost feels like you’re wearing nothing which is great for hot southern summer days.…

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Blue Aztec Print Dress – Vogue 8968

I received Vogue 8968 in a lot of patterns I was blessed with by a sewsista. She had purchased a lot of maybe 100+ pattern from a amazing craigslist listing and was giving away the extras to anyone who so desired them. How generous! Anyway this is one of the patterns that stood out to me and…

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My Version of the Infamous Go-To Dress – McCalls 6886

There really isn’t much to say about this pattern that hasn’t been said. It is a favorite on Pattern Review, you’ll find it as an honorable mention on their “Best Pattern  of 2014” list. It is also a popular pattern in some of the Facebook sewing groups that I am in. I think the popularity is…

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Floral Challis Belted Dress – Vogue 8915

I love my virtual sewing sisterhood!!! One of my sewsisters gifted me with this (and 18 other) patterns. She had been lucky enough to stumble upon a massive 300+ pattern find and was giving away the duplicates. Isn’t that sweet?! Vogue 8915 is one of the patterns I picked because it looked like a comfy easy breezy summer…

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Blue Date Night Dress – Vogue 8825

I loved this dress from the minute I saw it on Mimi G’s blog last year. It looked difficult to my novice eyes so I did some research on pattern review.  I actually fell even deeper in love with this pattern while taking in others renditions of the dress. Most of the reviewers had positive feedback…

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