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”

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”

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”

Day and Night Dress Challenge

Hi everyone!! I hope that you are all doing well. Today I am going to talk about two dress that I made for a “Day and Night Dress Challenge,” that I participated in for the first time this year. This challenge was created by the awesome Elizabeth of elizabethmadethis.com. This year’s theme is coffee andContinue reading “Day and Night Dress Challenge”

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”