My first button down! McCall 7838 pattern review

TGIF!!! I feel like Friday could not come quick enough this week. Am I right? Anyway, I'm closing out my work week with my FIRST BUTTON DOWN EVER! Now let's be clear, I've sewn buttons on before, I made coats and jackets with collars...but I have never made a collar for a shirt, or slip…

2 looks, 1 Talvikki sweater tunic!

Happy Monday y'all! If you follow me on Instagram (@ravenmaureen_) then you know that I've already shared this look a few times. Once in my stories for a nice date night with my boo. And the second time, last week as a shirt. That's just how versatile this tunic is! Or...maybe that's just how short…

My Solina dress + 8 reasons that I love “Breaking the Pattern” by Named Clothing!

Happy Monday!! It’s already March! Wow, 2020 is zooming by! So I promise that this post is not an ad in anyway. But I can’t get enough of “Breaking the Pattern” and the ladies behind Named Clothing. This is my second make from the collection in the book, and I kid you not, it fits…

My Spring Motojacket | A Slow Fashion Experience

Maybe I'm jumping the gun a bit in calling this my Spring motojacket but it's already breaking into 65 degrees here in South Carolina. This is typical for us during this time of year. And in knowing that, I started working on my jacket over the Christmas break. I had every intention of being finished…

A J.Crew inspired Christmas PJ set!

Christmas is almost here! Can you believe how quickly this year has gone by? Every year I promise myself a pair of matching PJs and this year, I finally did it. I used Simplicity pattern 8803 and made a nice matching set. I used size M for the pants and size S for my top.…

5 ways to rock leopard this Fall | a layered look!

I know it's been forever since I've blogged and probably longer since I've made and worn something leopard, but when life happens... you have to move! LOL. I'm keeping it short and sweet this week. I made a quick Lou box top by Sew DIY (anyone surprised?) and layered it with my thrifted blazer. My…

Working Girl Outfit | The York Pinafore

I've danced with the idea of making a pinafore for more than a year now. I've seen the York Pinafore made in almost every single way and each one always looks so personal and unique from the next. So I tried my hand at the pattern. After reading the directions and realizing how straight forward…