How to make your own pattern weights!

Happy Wednesday y'all! Lately, I've noticed that all of my metal washers that I use for pattern weights have virtually disappeared. I mean... I think that this has just happened over time, but still. So I finally decided that I wanted to shop for some. But the shop I want to buy it from is…

Five must-have sewing tools!

Hey guys! This lockdown (even though restrictions are lifting) has brought up some questions. Lately a lot of you have been asking me how I got started, what are my favorite tools and some patterns that are great for beginners. I'm definitely going to talk about all of that, but I believe success starts with…

How to sew with sequins!

Happy Thursday y’all! If you follow me on Instagram then you know that I’ve been participating in #MeMadeMay. So the premise is basically that you wear something that you made everyday for the month of May ...or reshare previous looks...or whatever you decide to pledge. This is my first time doing this challenge ...and I…

My new maxi dress! | McCall pattern 7922

Happy Wednesday! I know every day has been feeling like the weekend around here, but boy do I have a new maxi dress that can’t wait to go outside! LOL. She will be everywhere once things get back to normal! I used McCall pattern 7922 and extended it to the floor to turn it into…

How I made my first suit during social distancing!

So, I did a thing! I have to admit that all of this indoor time has made me a very productive sewist! This project was already on the books, but the time it took to complete it was definitely accelerated by all the global events taking place. For the blazer I used a Mimi G/Simplicity…

Can you substitute interfacing? The short answer is YES!

Y'all I am on day three of "social distancing" and I have not lost my mind yet...but I definitely forgot to get a few things from the store. One of them being...interfacing. AHH! To be fair, I have SOME interfacing at the house. But I do not have enough interfacing for both front facings on…

The look for less! My Carrie Bradshaw inspired floral jacket!

I’m a huge fan of Sex and the City. Like, I own the series box set and both movies type of fan girl level. So of course I’ve memorized every iconic outfit ever worn by all four ladies. (LOL, jk) Let’s just say, I Stan! Yes, Carrie is the most well known character. But, I…

How to make a headband in 5 minutes!

Happy Friday y’all! TGIF! If you have a few minutes this weekend the you should totally make this headband. It’s a few simple steps and only requires a few supplies. Let’s get started! Supplies: Stretch knit fabricJersey needle Thread Sewing machine and/or serger Steps: 1. Measure the circumference of your head and add 5 inches.…

5 reasons you should pre-wash your fabric!

Is pre-washing a do or don’t in your sewing process? It’s definitely a “do” for me. I was taught that you should always pre-wash your fabric as you intend to wash it in the future. So for example, if you have a wool fabric that requires extra care, then you can take it to the…

Bohemian babe! How I mixed & matched prints (again) for my new dressing gown!

If you’ve followed me for a period of time then you know that from time to time I like to mix prints. Well, I’ve done it again. And this time, I used stripes and florals, just in time for Spring to create my new “dressing gown” or (also popularly known as) a bathrobe. I used…