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…

My August fabric haul plus inspo!

So this month I decided to stop buying Summer fabric and begin buying fabric to transition me into Fall. After the year that we all had, I’m ready for the change in weather. I feel like it’s been warm since March and I really am excited for the weather to break. Butttttt...since I also live…

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…

An Autumn Date Night Look!

It's a complete coincidence that yesterday I posted a matching separates look...and that here I am again, doing the same thing! Ha! I originally made this outfit for a date night for my trip to Jackson, Mississippi to see my boyfriend and the weather switched up completely when I landed so I never got to…

5 Ways to rock leopard this Fall | Matching separates

Back in September I did an IG taker for D&H Fabrics. Tammy, the owner, gifted me  beautiful leopard print that a girl like me just couldn't resist! I wanted to maximize this fabric to the fullest and did not want to make a dress. So instead, I made a "faux dress" if you will... :)…

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…

Fall into gingham!| McCall Pattern 7922

Hey y'all! In case you haven't noticed, it's definitely Fall around here...but it wouldn't be a Southern Fall season without the sun still beaming high and bright, right? Which leads me to my next point...just how on earth am I wearing a sleeveless short dress in October? Welcome to South Carolina! I used McCall pattern…

Style Sew Me Pattern Review: The Madison Cardigan

I immediately fell in love with this pattern as soon as I saw it on Instagram. You can dress it up, dress it down, take it to work -the possibilities are endless! I already have 15 black cardigans so I needed a white one. I used Ponte de Roma fabric from here.  This is the second…

My (Es)cape in Asheville | Pattern review: McCall’s 6209

Whew! What a time I had with this project. The front cover of the pattern actually says that it takes one hour. It actually took me about 5 hours because everything that could go wrong, actually went wrong. Needles. Broken. Thread. Popped. Bobbin. Jammed. You name it, it happened. Over and over and over again!…