Scrapbusting Series Part 1: The Lou Box Top

Lately I've been so ashamed of my fabric stash. It. Is. Out. Of. Control. I mean, there are scraps just busting out of all sides of my shelving system. So, instead of folding it all neatly, I've decided that I'm going to sew my stash (or scrap bust) for the month of August. This week…

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Issa (70’s) vibe: a mid-Summer mini dress

So I was on IG doing a recent pattern haul, when one of my fellow sewing bloggers did a very similar pattern haul featuring the same pattern. I reached out to Brittany Jones and mentioned how our hauls were very similar. Together we came up with a plan to pull an IG stunt. We decided…

Summer coordinates! Mixing prints again!

TGIF everyone! Ok, so you want the truth? This outfit was supposed to come with me with to New Orleans, but it never made it in the suitcase.  When we took these photos I was not completely satisfied with the fit of the shorts so I wanted to alter them again. Welp, we all know…

My Weekend Look: A Head-To-Toe Me Make!

TGIF! Has anyone else begun shutting down their work? It's 5 o'clock somewhere! I know most of you are used to seeing me in girly looks, frilly dresses and pink overalls but, if I'm headed for a weekend trip or a quick run to the fabric store, I love a great, simple dress...preferably black. I…

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 most comfortable dress you’ll ever make: tips on working with jersey knit fabric!

Hey dolls! I don't think I've ever encountered a more creamy, dreamy pattern and fabric combo than this! The Kielo wrap dress pattern by Named was MADE for jersey knit. Like most of my discoveries, I saw this dress first on Instagram and I knew that I had to make it. This is the perfect…

March Madness Contest: The coin pouch giveaway!

Happy Tuesday! As an Etsy seller, I feel a responsibility to make items that have some sort of utility. This has always been part of my platform. Each item in my shop is intentional, functional and convenient --with a dash of fun and color! My most popular item the Key chain coin pouch is all…