Sometimes two is better than one: Vogue 8738

Separates can be fun!

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Fabric Mart Feature: Flower Power

Check out my latest blog post over at Fabric Mart Fabrics for all the deets on this sundress! Scroll down for my quick pattern review. This gorgeous floral burnout fabric is still available here. Grab yours before it’s gone! Pattern: McCalls 7774 Pattern Description: Loose-fitting pull over dresses have side pockets. C, D: Fitted dresses…

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Summer Separates Navy Collection: Gingham Tie Top

Summer Separates: the last piece S8927

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Summer Separates Navy Collection: Wrap Pencil Skirt

Summer separates piece 3. Wrap pencil skirt

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Summer Separates Navy Collection: Wrap Top

The second piece in my Summer Separates Collection

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Summer Separates Navy Collection: Gingham Shorts

The first piece of my summer separates mini collection.

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Made by a Fabricista: Zadie Jumpsuit

Summer’s Viral Pattern: Zadie Jumpsuit

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Made by a Fabricista: Simplicity 8505

This might be my look for the entire summer! #teamcaftan

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Spring Fabric Haul!

Check out my latest fabric haul! I also talk a little about my upcoming projects!

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Made by a Fabricista: Simplicity 8330

Can you believe I didn’t have a LBD in my wardrobe? What kind of sewist am I? This had to be remedied fast. Thankfully Fabric Mart had this amazing black ponte in stock and I was perfect for S8330! The pattern does call for woven fabric, but with consideration a woven garment can often be…

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Made by a Fabricista: McCalls 7833

I’m late to the M7833 party, but better late than never

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Made by a Fabricista: Butterick 6385

I think I’ve decided I need to make one wool winter coat a year.

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Suit Up! Simplicity 8749

I’m so proud of this suit!

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B&W Link Wrap Dress: McCalls 6884

M6884: An easy and basic faux wrap dress

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Bold Striped Duster: Simplicity 8546

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 the reasons I love to sew with knits). Also since I’ve started sewing they’ve just seemed like to much work to make…collars, cuffs, buttons and…

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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…

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Comfy and Cute – Sweatshirt Dresses 

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 casual chic. Lets face it – the comfiest outfits aren’t always cute. Thankfully McCalls released M7688 just it time to provide four different “fashionable” takes…

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Simplicity 8264: A Fabric Mart Guest Post

Can you believe how fast summer is flying by? It’s almost Labor Day! So despite the fact that it has been insanely hot here in the southeast and will likely stay that way weeks after the “unofficial end of summer” it’s almost time for me to start sewing for fall. If you have followed me…

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Fabric Mart Guest Post: Sky Blue Dress – Vogue 1550

This month’s post features a special person, my mom! As soon as I saw Vogue 1550 I thought of her.

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