Working Girl Outfit | The York Pinafore

I've danced with the idea of making a pinafore for more than a year now. I've seen the York Pinafore made in almost every single way and each one always looks so personal and unique from the next. So I tried my hand at the pattern. After reading the directions and realizing how straight forward…

5 ways to rock leopard this Fall | Ready-to-wear

It's always nice when you can go into a store and look at a garment and say "I know how this was made!" Or, "I bet I can make that!" And often times, I leave a clothing store feeling more empowered than ever to finish projects and make my next outfit. But what happens when…

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…

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…