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”

Misty Cami: Hack it My Way.

Hi everyone, I hope all is well with you. Today I am coming to you with the Misty Cami by Sew Altered Style. When Sew Altered style approaches me about joining their Misty Cami Hack tour, I was excited. I have never made a cami before, and I love a good hack. I really appreciateContinue reading “Misty Cami: Hack it My Way.”

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”

McCalls 7723 and 7726: Black, White, and Red

Hi everyone! Happy Thursday! Today I am coming to you guys with M7723 and M7726. I have been drooling over both of these patterns since McCalls came out with their early spring catalog. As soon as I received my fabric, I got to work. For both patterns, I did not have to make any changes.Continue reading “McCalls 7723 and 7726: Black, White, and Red”

McCalls 7691: Running Errands

Happy Saturday everyone!! It is a bit gloomy and wet here in Atlanta, GA, but it’s still a beautiful day to me because I woke up healthy, and have been blessed to see another day with my family. Being a working mom means that the weekends are when I have to run most of myContinue reading “McCalls 7691: Running Errands”

McCalls 7482: Little Red Trendy Hood

Hello everyone! I am coming to you today with a pattern that is meant to be used for athletic wear, but, being the rebel that I am, I decided to go my own way with it. The pattern is M7482, I sewed view B. In order to make the jacket that I had in mind,Continue reading “McCalls 7482: Little Red Trendy Hood”

Red Velvet

Hi everyone!! I am back again with a new love……..velvet ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜. I remember when I was a kid and my mother used to dress me up in atrocious green and red velvet dresses for the holidays. Well, at the ripe old age of 35, I have decided to try velvet again, and this time around,Continue reading “Red Velvet”