Granny Chic: My Up-cycled Goodwill Dress

I did it! I completed my first up-cycle. And I let me just say, I need to do these more often! It was fun, quick and it was almost like a little brain exercise because you have to deconstruct and rebuild. Plus, my dress was only $6, so let's just say I saved a ton…

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Hey Sole Sister: Espadrille Kit Pattern Review

I did it! I made my own shoes! I can't tell you how much I am really proud of myself for completing the project. A year ago -heck, several years ago a project like this would've really intimidated me, but it came together very naturally. If you've been following me on Instagram then you know…

Not another Spring jacket: My May Duster!

It's May! So bring on the flowers, more pink, more blooming and most of all more growth! Figuratively and literally! If you follow me on Instagram, I'm adding this to my list for the #memademay2019 sew along and #sewfreshsewclean13 sew along. I can double dip, right? I know you must be thinking "aren't you tired…

The perfect storm: A rain jacket pattern hack!

I know you're wondering how did I end up doing a pattern hack on a Spring jacket when there's so many patterns out there for this very garment. Well... it was a perfect storm. I had New Look 6585 in my pattern stash for the longest and I could not settle on a fabric that…

Rebecca Page pattern review: Posy pleated pants

Hi loves! I feel like I've been M.I.A lately. But, it's with good reason. I've been working on adding new things to my Etsy shop, venturing outside the box and taking opportunities. So, speaking of new opportunities, I'm so excited to announce that I will be a Brand Ambassador for Rebecca Page patterns. And if…

Breaking all the rules! Pattern review: Simplicity Jiffy Dress 1059

I broke so many rules with this pattern! But more on that later. Let me start from the top. It's definitely an oldie but goodie. If you're not familiar with this pattern it's a vintage Simplicity pattern from 1969. I love this pattern because on some level I'd like to think my late aunt, who…

The girl next door: An A-line skirt tutorial

Happy launch day! If you've been following me then you know that this is something that I've been building up to for some time. If you're just catching up, then welcome to my blog! While here you're going to find tutorials, Etsy and business advice, pattern reviews and free stuff! Regardless of where you are…