DIY Maxi Dress: Birthday Blues

Hi everyone! I hope all is well with you. It is officially September and I am so very excited because it is my birthday month and National Sewing Month. With everything going on in 2020, I look forward to things I can celebrate. To celebrate my birthday this month and to incorporate some sewing intoContinue reading “DIY Maxi Dress: Birthday Blues”

DIY Hack: Simplicity 9150

Hi everyone! I hope all is well. I have news, I have decided to restart my fitness journey, and I have been so sedentary since this pandemic has started that I fear falling back in my old ways. However, I plan to take steps to keep myself motivated, as I need to take care ofContinue reading “DIY Hack: Simplicity 9150”

DIY Looks: The Pixie Tee and Dress

Hi everyone! I hope all is well with you. Through all that is going on in our world today, it is so important to have an outlet. For myself and many of you, sewing has been an outlet. I don’t know about you, but I am sewing and wearing my garments to the store, mailbox,Continue reading “DIY Looks: The Pixie Tee and Dress”

DIY Summer Looks: Jessica Dress & New Look 6456

Hi everyone. I hope that all is well with you. With everything going on, I truly needed a getaway with the family. When life gets hectic, it is always so good to just get in the car and go somewhere, even if it’s just a few miles away. We rented a house in Cape Coral,Continue reading “DIY Summer Looks: Jessica Dress & New Look 6456”

DIY Wrap Dress: The Romy Wrap Top and Dress

Hi everyone, I hope all is well with you. It has been so rainy here in Atlanta, however, I went outside and sat on my patio, and just enjoyed the rainy air. There is something about the look of the trees and the smell of the air after it rains that I love. I amContinue reading “DIY Wrap Dress: The Romy Wrap Top and Dress”

Spring Casual with Knits and Crepe

Hi everyone! It is officially spring, and as I look into my backyard and see the trees and flowers blossoming, my spirit is lifted. This has not been a normal spring for many of us, but I am a true believer in making the best out of every situation. Since I had all of thisContinue reading “Spring Casual with Knits and Crepe”

Sunshine Yellow: McCalls 8043 & 8044

Hi everyone! I hope all is well with you. With this “social distancing” keeping everyone in, I have been sewing quite a bit. Within the last two weeks, I have made two new garments to add to my spring wardrobe, in a color that will truly brighten up your day. When McCalls came out withContinue reading “Sunshine Yellow: McCalls 8043 & 8044”

Red Leopard: McCalls 7912

Hi everyone!! I hope that all is well with you. Today I am coming to you with a bold print and a cozy jacket. It is McCalls 7912 and this pattern is fabulous and so easy to make. Atlanta weather has been so back and forth this year. Weather here is quite menopausal, but thisContinue reading “Red Leopard: McCalls 7912”

All I Want for Christmas: McCalls 7518

Hi everyone!! I hope all is well with you. I love Christmas, like many, it is my  favorite holiday. I love the festive decorations, the smell of fresh baked goods with the scent of apples and cinnamon in the air, and I love how cheerful many people seem to be this time of year. IContinue reading “All I Want for Christmas: McCalls 7518”

The Erica Dress

Hi everyone!! I am back again with another sewing project that I just had to share. It is the Erica Dress, a collaborative pattern by the amazing Erica Bunker and Eryn of Style Sew Me. First let me start with sizing and fit. Often times with patterns, you can not choose your size based onContinue reading “The Erica Dress”