Nautical Wrap Dress: McCalls 7504

The second of four entries of my WRAP BATTLE.

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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: 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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Blueberry Criss Cross Jumpsuit – Vogue 9259

Vogue really hit it out of the park for me with their Summer pattern release. I’ve already sewn up 1526 for last month’s post (missed it? read it here) and this month is 9259! https://voguepatterns.mccall.com/v9259 I never wore jumpsuits before I started sewing but now I can’t get enough of them. Weird how that happens, huh?…

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Red Hot Summer Halter Dress: A Fabricista Post

This is one of my favorite makes!

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July Fabric Mart Post: Seersucker in Summer

Check out my monthly blog post at Fabric Mart’s Fabricista Blog. This month I created another summer dress out of a designer seersucker from Fabric Mart. Read all about my epic fail on my original piece and how to avoid those mistakes in your projects. Read on for my pattern review below Pattern: Simplicity 8124 Pattern…

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Mandala Duster – Simplicity 8059

**Special Announcement** I’m very excited to announce that I am now a Fabric Mart Fabricista!!! This means each month I will be bringing you a look created from fabric from Fabric Mart Fabrics. If you follow me, you already know that I love Fabric Mart and highly recommend them not only their fabric but there…

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