A coffee run in my Lou box top

It seems like the entire Summer I was surrounded by sewists who made beautiful garments from the Crowded Faces collection by Lady McElroy. I went back and forth on if I loved the fabric (it is quite an investment). Then by the time I wanted to purchase it, Summer was over and I had to…

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5 Ways to rock leopard this Fall | Travel Chic

Welcome to my new series: "5 ways to rock leopard this Fall." So one, leopard is definitely having a moment this year. But, please let the record show that I've always been a fan of leopard. I mean, I have been rocking a faux leopard mink for the last 3 New Years Eves. And, I've…

The essential tank: V for Victory for Chalk & Notch

This. Is. A. Must. For your sewing collection. Seriously, if you're looking for the perfect tank to add to your wardrobe or to test the waters with basics and essentials then this is the pattern you want. The Victory tank is the first pattern by Chalk & Notch in 2019. It's got 2 views, one…

Not another cami hack: The Misty Cami

TGIF! I know it seems like lately I've been releasing new posts on Fridays (and that's true), but I hope all of you understand! 🙂 If you're on Instagram then you know that @Sewalteredstyle released their first pattern, the Misty cami and well, since I love camis and tank tops I was drawn to this…

Summer ’19 trends: the belt bag

It was just an ordinary Saturday when I came across the tutorial for a belt bag on Closet Case's website. And immediately, I was sold! I mean, how hard could this be? Get some leather, and a few accessories and I'm in business. Well... it was a little more involved. So where do I begin?…

My new favorite Summer dress: My ogden cami hack!

Happy Hump Day! It's the first week of June - and the hot weather has been showing out! I was totally prepared for this. I mean, I bought the Ogden Cami pattern from True Bias and I've already used the pattern twice and my brain is filled with tons more ideas and hacks. If you…

Dear Mrs. Kennedy: A Nod to an American Fashion Icon

It's no secret that I love classic styles. And of course, the godmother of classic American style is Jackie Kennedy. If you've been following my blog or Instagram for sometime then you know that I love Jackie Kennedy. When I was a little girl my mom took me to an exhibit to see her clothes…