My pattern review of the Marcel dress

Hi y’all! Let’s go on and get it out of the way...I am thoroughly in love with this pattern. This is the latest pattern by Chalk & Notch, the Marcel dress. It’s a tiered and gathered midi dress that comes in a mini and a tank version. The pattern is very on trend this Summer…

Tiers & gathers: my new lemon print Summer dress!

Happy Sunday! I have been super busy trying to make sure that I have all the outfits for my upcoming trip (more on that later) that I’ve been a bit M.I.A lately. Well, for my standards of content.... I have felt somewhat absent. But can we talk about my lemon print dress and how much…

Demystifying the art of shirring

Happy Friday! Is it me or shirring has been everywhere this Summer? I mean, it’s around every Summer...but this Summer, it’s REALLY out there. LOL. So, of course this sewing technique and Summer style naturally peaked my interest as sewist after sewist started turning out the most beautiful projects. But first... let’s unpack a few…

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…

How to make your own pattern weights!

Happy Wednesday y'all! Lately, I've noticed that all of my metal washers that I use for pattern weights have virtually disappeared. I mean... I think that this has just happened over time, but still. So I finally decided that I wanted to shop for some. But the shop I want to buy it from is…

5 ways to rock leopard this Fall | a layered look!

I know it's been forever since I've blogged and probably longer since I've made and worn something leopard, but when life happens... you have to move! LOL. I'm keeping it short and sweet this week. I made a quick Lou box top by Sew DIY (anyone surprised?) and layered it with my thrifted blazer. My…

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…

Be mine: DIY Clutch bag & Giveaway!

OMG! The day is here! My first giveaway on my blog! This is a win-win for everyone! Not only am I giving away this gorgeous DIY clutch -but I'm also including a tutorial so that you can make your own! Here's how the giveaway works: Subscribe to my blog! Follow me on Instagram @woolandflaxstudio Then…