DIY Looks: The Pixie Tee and Dress

Hi everyone! I hope all is well with you. Through all that is going on in our world today, it is so important to have an outlet. For myself and many of you, sewing has been an outlet. I don’t know about you, but I am sewing and wearing my garments to the store, mailbox,Continue reading “DIY Looks: The Pixie Tee and Dress”

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”

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.”

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”

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”

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”

Red Velvet

Hi everyone!! I am back again with a new love……..velvet 😍😍😍😍. 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”