The look for less! My new striped Pietra pants!

Happy Wednesday everyone! If you follow me on Instagram then you know that I teased these pants on Sunday only to turn around and have it rain for 2 days before pictures. Oh the horror! But that’s life sometimes. These pants were a dream come true. I knew I wanted a pair of casual striped…

The Jessica dress by Mimi G Style

Hey friends! I know that this is the second Mimi G pattern I’ve shared in a row, but this was not on purpose. Actually, I made this dress for a funeral. I know, what a way to bring the mood down. But it’s true! My Great Uncle passed away, and I did not have a…

My new Mimi G Style Summer skirt!

TGIF! I know July 4th themes will be super strong in less than 24 hours but let’s just enjoy this citrus yellow skirt for a minute. I used Mimi G Style pattern 8927 which came out last Summer, but it’s such a classic already...like, I can wear this anytime! My fabric is from Minerva. It’s…

My new Carolyn Pajamas

Happy Tuesday! Since it's my last official day to lounge (I start back at work on Wednesday), I wanted to make some Carolyn pajamas by Closet Case. Their reputation definitely precedes itself, but that didn't stop me from wanting to make this set. I chose a palm leaf print fabric with pink piping for a…

Disrupting the status quo

Hey everyone! It has been a really long time since I wrote anything here, but with the recent deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor I had to take a step back from blogging and put my energy in other places. Have I been protesting? Yes, digitally. Have I been making meaningful changes…

My first fabric haul!

Happy Saturday! I'm expanding my blogging horizons and I recorded my first fabric haul on IGTV! Woo-hoo! If you follow me on Instagram then you can find my video on my page (@ravenmaureen_)! I bought everything within the last month so everything should still be available. If you're interested in a more physical description of…

My sewing playlist!

So I did a thing. I made a playlist of my top songs that I listen to when I'm sewing! I promise there's something there for everyone because I literally love everything and grew up in a musical household. Even words and songs that I can't understand sometimes. They still evoke an emotion that transcends…

My little floral boho dress! | Simplicity 8839 pattern review + hack

Happy Saturday! You guys, I don't care if everyone hates this... I love my boho floral dress. I don't have a lot of floral belongings. It's not because I hate it, only because there is never an opportunity. So when my sew sister Macy (@macycamile) sent me this fabric, I wanted to really make it…

Five beginner sewing patterns for a newbie sewista!

The other day I shared some of my favorite tools and now I'm talking about my favorite beginner sewing patterns. Most of these will be indie patterns and here's why. While I love all sewing companies, big 4 and indie patterns... I feel like indie patterns offer much more support as far as thorough instructions…

My pink Summer dress! A Sorbetto dress hack!

So I recently co-hosted a giveaway with @thecornyrainbow on Instagram to celebrate reaching 4K followers. Any milestone always requires a new 'fit. Right? Well, I've been stressed and moving and just not coordinated with my adult responsibilities so I needed to make a quick dress that I knew would only take a few hours. I…