The perfect storm: A rain jacket pattern hack!

I know you're wondering how did I end up doing a pattern hack on a Spring jacket when there's so many patterns out there for this very garment. Well... it was a perfect storm. I had New Look 6585 in my pattern stash for the longest and I could not settle on a fabric that…

The most comfortable dress you’ll ever make: tips on working with jersey knit fabric!

Hey dolls! I don't think I've ever encountered a more creamy, dreamy pattern and fabric combo than this! The Kielo wrap dress pattern by Named was MADE for jersey knit. Like most of my discoveries, I saw this dress first on Instagram and I knew that I had to make it. This is the perfect…

Rebecca Page pattern review: Posy pleated pants

Hi loves! I feel like I've been M.I.A lately. But, it's with good reason. I've been working on adding new things to my Etsy shop, venturing outside the box and taking opportunities. So, speaking of new opportunities, I'm so excited to announce that I will be a Brand Ambassador for Rebecca Page patterns. And if…

Breaking all the rules! Pattern review: Simplicity Jiffy Dress 1059

I broke so many rules with this pattern! But more on that later. Let me start from the top. It's definitely an oldie but goodie. If you're not familiar with this pattern it's a vintage Simplicity pattern from 1969. I love this pattern because on some level I'd like to think my late aunt, who…

Papercut pattern review: The Sapporo Coat

Hi lovlies! I am beyond excited for this project. I fell in love at first sight with the Sapporo coat by Papercut when I saw it on another sewist's page on Instagram. I know I always say that -but I really mean it this time.   You know how I know that this was true…

Style Sew Me Pattern Review: The Madison Cardigan

I immediately fell in love with this pattern as soon as I saw it on Instagram. You can dress it up, dress it down, take it to work -the possibilities are endless! I already have 15 black cardigans so I needed a white one. I used Ponte de Roma fabric from here.  This is the second…

Mimi G. Style: Sequin Maxi Skirt

This skirt has been 2 years in the making. I know you're probably thinking "WTH?" But, the first year I found the tutorial I was intimidated and thought, "No way, me and my sewing machine can tackle this." And unfortunately, I held onto that feeling. In the second year, I promised myself that I would…