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…

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Never lose your keys again! 10-minute DIY Key fob

I've been sewing for quite sometime now, but somehow I missed the train for making key fobs! It's the easiest thing that a person can make -and I think I was mostly intimidated by the hardware portion of the project. If you're new to sewing or like me, behind the trend, this DIY project is…

A Spec-Tacular Sunglasses Case Tutorial & Free Download!

Hello friends! In an effort to take my Etsy shop to the next level, I decided that I wanted to begin selling sunglass cases. After some trial and error -I came up with my own pattern that is sure to fit most sunglasses -or glasses. Let's get started! Supplies: Lining fabric Outside fabric Interfacing Thread…

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…

The perfect holiday dress: McCall 7833 pattern review

      Wow, where to begin?! I was so defiant and against making this pattern because I saw it everywhere during the Fall. And if you know me, then you know that I don't enjoy hype about anything. But the more I saw it, the more I saw how confident people felt wearing it.…

My (Es)cape in Asheville | Pattern review: McCall’s 6209

Whew! What a time I had with this project. The front cover of the pattern actually says that it takes one hour. It actually took me about 5 hours because everything that could go wrong, actually went wrong. Needles. Broken. Thread. Popped. Bobbin. Jammed. You name it, it happened. Over and over and over again!…

Channeling my style icon: Jackie Kennedy-Onasis

Happy Election Day! Even though there is no gift exchange, this is probably one of my favorite American holidays. I believe so much in democracy and civic duty that I love waking up and heading to the polls to vote! This election is probably one of the most important of my lifetime, and so in…