Tutorial: Margarita Dress sew along!

Here's my first SEW ALONG and it's live on YouTube! Another milestone to scratch off the list! As a Makerist ambassador, I make one pattern each month. March's pattern was the Margarita dress by Our Lady of Leisure sold on the Makerist site here. This knit bodycon dress is perfect for Weddings and parties. It's…

Tutorial: EASY DIY Summer blouse!

Hey everyone! TGIF! Today I'm sharing my first DIY Tutorial on Youtube! Oh my goodness, I'm going through so many emotions - but the most important one is that feeling of "Mission Accomplished!" So is it perfect? Well, it is to me. I edited and re-edited so that it's digestible for a viewer, like you.…

DIY Home: How to make a chair slipcover!

Happy New Year! ICYMI I moved to Jackson, MS, got engaged and I've been in "nesting mode" ever since. One of the projects I made over the holidays was this DIY slipcover. See, my fiancée had a really awful colored arm chair. It was like....a chenille seafoam green (but very comfortable) arm chair. Bottom line,…

How to make a sequin skirt!

TGIF!! I know the holidays look a little different this year and that’s why I wanted to make something with some extra razzle dazzle. So if you’re just hanging out at home or on a holiday zoom call, you can shine too! Supplies: Stretch sequin fabric1/4 yard of stretch twill Stretch interfacing Stitch witchery fusible…

DIY Home: How to make your own curtains!

Hey y’all! I know that making things for the home is a little out of my lane - but not by much. After all, I sewed them together. I made 3 sets of curtains for our new house and what I realized about all of them is that one, you can make a pair in…

10 mistakes to avoid as a new sewer!

Last week on Instagram I got pretty candid and shared a little bit of my sewing journey and mentioned that my mistakes made me a better sewist. After an overwhelming response, I decided to share 10 sewing mistakes to avoid as a new sewer plus solutions for each mistake. Let's jump into it! Watching the…

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…