The Hoodie Project: McCalls 8070 & Simplicity 8793

Hi everyone! I hope all is well in your world. As a mom of two student’s learning virtually, life has been an adventure 😂🤦🏾‍♀️. We are progressing through and learning a lot. To all of the parents out there, we got this. Today I am doing things a little differently on my blog. Instead ofContinue reading “The Hoodie Project: McCalls 8070 & Simplicity 8793”

DIY Separates: McCalls 8047 Hack

Hi everyone! I hope all is well with you. The weather here in Atlanta has been very pleasant, but this weekend, the heat came with a vengeance once the morning turned into afternoon. All in all, it has been beautiful here. I think that Mother Nature has been very happy considering there are not manyContinue reading “DIY Separates: McCalls 8047 Hack”

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”

One Shirt Three Looks: The shirt that goes with everything.

Hi everyone! I hope all is well with you. Today I am coming to you with a top that has truly helped me create some wonderful looks. What I love most is that this top can be worn casually and dressy. I found a beautiful laser cut ponte knit fabric at my local Atlanta fabricContinue reading “One Shirt Three Looks: The shirt that goes with everything.”

Pattern Mashup: Simplicity 8841 & Mccalls 7955

Hello everyone!! I hope all is well with you. Often times when we look at patterns, we see the photos on the envelope and set out to recreate it. How many of you look at the patterns for what it could be, and how many ways we can use that pattern to create your versionContinue reading “Pattern Mashup: Simplicity 8841 & Mccalls 7955”

TWEED ALL ABOUT IT

Hi everyone! I hope all is well. I have not always been a big fan of tweed, but I must say that I have been converted, and I hold Pinterest responsible. I  saw so many gorgeous tweed looks on Pinterest that I was inspired to create my own modern twist on the tweed trend. IContinue reading “TWEED ALL ABOUT IT”

GOLDEN VELVET

Hi everyone! I hope all is well with you. I am all smiles right now because it is fall 🍁, and it is my favorite time of year. I love watching the leaves change from green to reds and oranges. I love decorating the outside and inside of my home with pumpkins and fall decors,Continue reading “GOLDEN VELVET”