Sewing with Denim Part 3: My review for Mimi G 8845!

Hey y’all! Today is the final day of my “Sewing with Denim” series. Have you enjoyed it? Today I’m sharing my pattern review of Mimi G’s denim jacket pattern with Simplicity 8845. I’ll be offering some tips and tricks that helped me be successful in making this jacket. The denim jacket is a unisex pattern…

Sewing with Denim Part 2: How to successfully install heavy duty snaps!

Here it is! The second part of my "Sewing with denim" series and today I'm sharing a really easy and stress free way to add heavy duty snaps to any denim project. I know that adding snaps or buttons can give you anxiety. And the worst feeling in the world is to complete your project…

Sewing with denim part 1: Download my FREE “Sewing with Denim” E-Book!

Whewwww... I have survived. Tell the others! Listen, if you think making a denim jacket is hard, you are very correct. But, it's also mind over matter -with a little bit of skill. On the other side of this mountain, is triumph, bad assery and an all around feeling of accomplishment. So if you can…

How to transition your me-makes from Summer to Fall!

The season is definitely changing around here! Temps are slowly dropping and I'm noticing dryer air. YAY! I've been waiting for a change. But also, as someone who makes their clothes, changes in the season can bring a sort of sadness. I'm not quite ready to put away my favorite shorts, the Pietra shorts from…

My new wrap dress plus a pattern review of Closet Core Pattern’s Elodie Dress!

Happy Monday friends! Can I share the goodness that is my new wrap dress? Ever since I made the Tecoma blouse I’ve started embracing more wrap silhouettes. The Elodie dress is new from Closet Core Patterns. It comes in three views I believe, the knee length, the midi and the maxi with two variations of…

My new Fall maxi dress plus my review of Mimi G Style 9114!

Happy Fall, y’all! Today is the first day of Autumn and, to my surprise it is a little chilly out. Living in the south has conditioned me to know and understand that we could be experiencing Summer temps well into October, but the last few days have felt different. There is a slight crisp in…

My favorite tool to make masks!

Disclaimer: this is not an ad nor am I affiliated with any companies listed. I may have retired from making masks, but I know many of you are still waist deep in making them. And as news reports have suggested that we need to "hunker down" here in America, I'm sharing my favorite tool that…

How to make a coordinated set!

Let me just put a disclaimer out there, Summer is over when I say so! LOL. Or at least until temperatures drop. I mean, we barely got to be outside anyway, so I'm going to let this season stretch for as long as possible. My fabric is definitely Summer/resort vibes all the way, but I…

The Saraste dress by Named Clothing!

The moment of truth...I bought this fabric on a whim. When I got it in the mail, I still wasn't sure what to do with it. I heavily considered a shirt dress from the beginning, but I seriously thought that it would look cheesy. Even as I sewed it, I doubted what it could really…

Free Pattern: The Tecoma Blouse by Mood Sewciety

Happy Sunday y’all! This month I decided to participate in Sew Your View’s (@sewyourview) monthly sewing challenge. This was my first time since every single time before I literally miss the deadline. Ugh. This month’s pattern was the Tecoma Blouse by Mood Sewciety. (PSST...Mood has free sewing patterns). This blouse is a nice wrap top…