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How to sew with velvet!

Hey y'all! I know that this post is a long time coming - but here it is! How to sew with velvet. Velvet, kind of like any other fabric can have a stretch or a non-stretch property. I've sewn with both and I honestly believe non-stretch velvet is more difficult to sew with, but we're…

My new wool coat!

I know it seems like lately all I’ve been making is outerwear. And that’s somewhat true. But I’ve been sitting on so much outerwear fabric that I’m trying to burn through it! Plus, I live in Jackson now, so once March hits, it’s basically Summer while the rest of the country is still enjoying cooler…

The look for less! My new bias skirt and turtleneck!

Hey y'all! If you've been following me for some time then you know that Meghan Markle has been my fashion inspo on more than one occasion. I really love her style! This time, I took this look and turned it in my own. A few years ago she wore a monochromatic brown head-to-toe outfit. It…

My new bomber jacket! Pattern review: New Look 6545

Happy Wednesday y’all! Can you tell that I love my new bomber jacket? Like, it gives me a whole new attitude. But in all seriousness I’ve been putting off this project for 2 years. It’s a shame, but each time I would be ready to start this project I found something new and shiny to…

Free sewing pattern: The Citrus Dress by Mood Fabrics

Hey y'all! Today I'm sharing this free sewing pattern by Mood Fabrics. If you follow me on IG, then you know that this is the monthly sewing pattern for Sew Your View. I used a Hitachi Sweater Knit in white from Fabric.com for my dress. It's a beautiful off-white sweater knit that is just too…

Sewing with Denim Part 3: My review for Mimi G 8845!

Hey y’all! Today is the final day of my “Sewing with Denim” series. Have you enjoyed it? Today I’m sharing my pattern review of Mimi G’s denim jacket pattern with Simplicity 8845. I’ll be offering some tips and tricks that helped me be successful in making this jacket. The denim jacket is a unisex pattern…

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…

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…

My new wrap dress plus a pattern review of Closet Core Pattern’s Elodie Dress!

Happy Monday friends! Can I share the goodness that is my new wrap dress? Ever since I made the Tecoma blouse I’ve started embracing more wrap silhouettes. The Elodie dress is new from Closet Core Patterns. It comes in three views I believe, the knee length, the midi and the maxi with two variations of…

My new Fall maxi dress plus my review of Mimi G Style 9114!

Happy Fall, y’all! Today is the first day of Autumn and, to my surprise it is a little chilly out. Living in the south has conditioned me to know and understand that we could be experiencing Summer temps well into October, but the last few days have felt different. There is a slight crisp in…