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…

My pattern review of the Marcel dress

Hi y’all! Let’s go on and get it out of the way...I am thoroughly in love with this pattern. This is the latest pattern by Chalk & Notch, the Marcel dress. It’s a tiered and gathered midi dress that comes in a mini and a tank version. The pattern is very on trend this Summer…

Tiers & gathers: my new lemon print Summer dress!

Happy Sunday! I have been super busy trying to make sure that I have all the outfits for my upcoming trip (more on that later) that I’ve been a bit M.I.A lately. Well, for my standards of content.... I have felt somewhat absent. But can we talk about my lemon print dress and how much…

The look for less! My vintage inspired halter dress!

Happy Tuesday! On Sunday I posed the question to my followers on Instagram...who influences your style? I got so many various answers. A lot of grandmas, moms and aunties were mentioned. And I too, count myself in that group. I know I’m known mostly for 60s and 70s flare but that had to come from…

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…