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”

Breaking Plaid: Plaid and Yellow Unite.

Hi everyone!! I hope all is well with you. Today I am coming to you with pops of color that is sure to please your eyes and make you smile (I feel like I just wrote the opening to “The Greatest Showman”). I love when I create something that wakes up my senses, in thisContinue reading “Breaking Plaid: Plaid and Yellow Unite.”

Forgiveness: 36 Years Worth

Happy Birthday to me!! I am so blessed to celebrate another year of life. As I celebrate my 37th year on this earth, I can’t help but look back on my first 36 years. My gift to myself is, RELEASE. I don’t often open up about my childhood, I especially never thought I would blogContinue reading “Forgiveness: 36 Years Worth”

Mommy Makes It

Hi everyone!! I hope all is well with you. It has been a while since I created a blog post, but life has been so busy with work, life, and everything in between. If you all have been following my blog long, you know that my daughter is the reason that I started sewing. SheContinue reading “Mommy Makes It”

Father-Daughter Dance 2018

Hello everyone!! Happy Saturday!! The time has come again, for the father-daughter dance. This year, the theme is Paris, which made my daughter so very excited, because all she ever talks about is being a famous pastry chef in Paris. Even her room is Paris themed. Being the little fashionista that she is, my daughterContinue reading “Father-Daughter Dance 2018”

Sew Blue: Mommy and Me

Hello everyone. I hope all is well with you. This week has been sew productive for me. I have been trying to tackle some of my pattern stash, and some of my fave patterns are by Mimi G. Her style and skills are impeccable. I have been following her work since she started on YouTube,Continue reading “Sew Blue: Mommy and Me”

Until Next Time New York

As I aimlessly stare out the car window on the last three hours of our drive home from New York, I can’t help but to feel blessed beyond measure.  Every year for the last three years after my husband’s parents moved back to New York with his sister and her family, we have made itContinue reading “Until Next Time New York”

Good News: Changing your focus can change your perspective. 

​Today I want to share my good news. I woke up this morning to my husband and two children. I was able to prepare them for their day and send them off with a good breakfast. Before they left, their last words to me was, “I love you.” I am a seamstress, and not onlyContinue reading “Good News: Changing your focus can change your perspective. “

The Anniversary & The Dress

Hello everyone. I hope that all is well with you. As I was making my dress for mine and my husband’s anniversary date,  our song came on, and it got me thinking about marriage and the ideas behind it, as well as how to sustain it. As many walk down the aisle to say IContinue reading “The Anniversary & The Dress”

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.”