My little floral boho dress! | Simplicity 8839 pattern review + hack

Happy Saturday! You guys, I don't care if everyone hates this... I love my boho floral dress. I don't have a lot of floral belongings. It's not because I hate it, only because there is never an opportunity. So when my sew sister Macy (@macycamile) sent me this fabric, I wanted to really make it…

Five beginner sewing patterns for a newbie sewista!

The other day I shared some of my favorite tools and now I'm talking about my favorite beginner sewing patterns. Most of these will be indie patterns and here's why. While I love all sewing companies, big 4 and indie patterns... I feel like indie patterns offer much more support as far as thorough instructions…

My pink Summer dress! A Sorbetto dress hack!

So I recently co-hosted a giveaway with @thecornyrainbow on Instagram to celebrate reaching 4K followers. Any milestone always requires a new 'fit. Right? Well, I've been stressed and moving and just not coordinated with my adult responsibilities so I needed to make a quick dress that I knew would only take a few hours. I…

5 reasons I love “Make it Simple” by TATB!

Hey everyone! I know we’re all trying to make it day to day with everything going on, but I wanted to pop in and talk about something that we can all relate to...and that’s time. Whether you feel like you have too much, or simply not enough...it’s something that all sewists have stressed over. Last…

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…

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 Ways to rock leopard this Fall | Matching separates

Back in September I did an IG taker for D&H Fabrics. Tammy, the owner, gifted me  beautiful leopard print that a girl like me just couldn't resist! I wanted to maximize this fabric to the fullest and did not want to make a dress. So instead, I made a "faux dress" if you will... :)…

Scrapbusting Series Part 1: The Lou Box Top

Lately I've been so ashamed of my fabric stash. It. Is. Out. Of. Control. I mean, there are scraps just busting out of all sides of my shelving system. So, instead of folding it all neatly, I've decided that I'm going to sew my stash (or scrap bust) for the month of August. This week…

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…