Sewing With Patterns: Planning, Organizing, and Prepping.

Hello everyone. I hope all is well with you. I have a confession to make. I am a pattern junkie, but the sewing process takes me forever because I have been so unorganized. I follow quite a bit of fellow sewers on Instagram and on the blogs, and I always wondered how they were ableContinue reading “Sewing With Patterns: Planning, Organizing, and Prepping.”

Simplicity 8354: Drawstrings Pants

Hello everyone!! I hope all is well with you. I love sewing things for me, but I really enjoy sewing for my kids even more. They take so much joy in wearing my handmade clothing, and it in turn warns my heart and motivates me.  This week I finally decided to make some drawstring pantsContinue reading “Simplicity 8354: Drawstrings Pants”

M7542: Mommy & Me

Hey everyone. I hope you are enjoying your day. We planned on going to the nearby farm to pick strawberries, but we received word that they were all picked out 😭😭😭. I was a little sad, because the kids and I had such hopes of picking and eating strawberries until we turned into one. Well,Continue reading “M7542: Mommy & Me”

M7543: Stripes and Shoulders 

Hey everyone. I hope all is well with you. I have gotten my mojo back and I’ve been sewing like crazy. Yesterday was such a beautiful day, the sun 🌞 was out, the flowers 🌺 were blooming, and I woke up to birds 🐦 chirping outside my window. With a day this beautiful, I thoughtContinue reading “M7543: Stripes and Shoulders “

Put Some Pep in That Peplum

Hey everyone! I am so excited about the warm weather coming in. Comfy lightweight clothing and sandals. Welcome Spring 🌷🌻🌺🦋🌞, you were missed.  I bought some really fun and vibrant Nicole Miller fabric last year, and I finally used it to make a peplum top with pockets. I self-drafted the pattern myself and I planContinue reading “Put Some Pep in That Peplum”

This Jacket is the Bomber!!

Hello everyone!! Today I am going to discuss my new bomber jacket. I started sewing my jacket in November, but I was so busy with work that it seemed like I would never complete it. You see, I had the kind of job where you clock out, but you are still working when you getContinue reading “This Jacket is the Bomber!!”

It’s Been a Long Time, Let’s Catch Up.

Hello everyone. It has been such a long time since I have been on here. Life has been very busy the last 6 months. I started working again and the kids were both in sports, my daughter cheered and my son played football, and that took up all of our time.I am very understanding toContinue reading “It’s Been a Long Time, Let’s Catch Up.”

New York State of Mind (part 1)

Hello everyone! I hope all is well with you. I am heading home after spending a week with family in New York. I must admit that though I love living in Atlanta, I will miss this place. There’s just something about New York that makes you feel confident and sure of yourself. The people thereContinue reading “New York State of Mind (part 1)”