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”

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”

Comfort Blanket Project

Hello everyone! It has been a while since I have been on here, but I am back and am so excited about a current project that I am working on, however, for this project to be a success, I need your help. As many of us know from our own childhood and/or from being parents,Continue reading “Comfort Blanket Project”

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”

Little Girl or Little Woman: dressing our daughters age appropriate. 

Hello everyone. I hope that you are all enjoying your day. I was scrolling through Instagram and Pinterest for little girls fahion ideas, and while doing so, I noticed that most of the little girls were dressed way above their age range, and rather skimpy. It got me thinking whether a line existed anymore betweenContinue reading “Little Girl or Little Woman: dressing our daughters age appropriate. “

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.”

Mommy Made It!!: How I used a sweater pattern to make my children’s t-shirt and dress.

Hey everyone, I hope all is well with you. As a seamstress, I enjoy making clothes for adults and even myself. It is really satisfying,  but what really tugs on my heartstrings is when I see my kids proudly wear the items that I make them 😍😍😍😍. My daughter told me that her friends areContinue reading “Mommy Made It!!: How I used a sweater pattern to make my children’s t-shirt and dress.”

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. “

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”

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.”