Pattern review: McCall 7969

Hey y’all! Happy Tuesday! I figured instead of writing out my thoughts on McCall 7969, that I can tell you...on my new YouTube channel! Here’s the video below... plus some additional pictures of my dress! PS - If you’re interested in my fabric, I got it from Mood Fabrics... Style number MD0585. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIIdQppgB2Y

Pattern review: McCall 7812

Hey everyone! I know it's been a few weeks since the last time I wrote on my blog. If we're being honest, I've been getting really wrapped up into creating TikTok videos and it's really been occupying time. Shameful, yes. I know. But if you're on TikTok then give me a follow at @ravenmaureen_! Anyway,…

My new LEOPARD fur coat + a pattern review!

I know y’all didn’t think that I would totally abandon my loyalty to leopard for blush tones?! That would be a big fat “No!” Yes it’s a fact that I love pink. But more than pink, I still love leopard. I bought my fur from large fabric chain months ago during the Fall (now sold…

How to make a sequin skirt!

TGIF!! I know the holidays look a little different this year and that’s why I wanted to make something with some extra razzle dazzle. So if you’re just hanging out at home or on a holiday zoom call, you can shine too! Supplies: Stretch sequin fabric1/4 yard of stretch twill Stretch interfacing Stitch witchery fusible…

The look for less!| My palm leaf outfit

If you've been following me since last Summer then you know that I am no stranger to the palm leaf print. Gosh I hope that it never goes away! This trend has been up and down my closet for the past 2 Summers without pause. It's like my leopard for the warmer months. I went…

All dressed up! | Pattern review McCalls 7974

Hey guys! Happy Monday! I know that we’ve all been wearing t-shirts, no bras and sweatpants, but I’ve really been longing to dress up in a something super feminine and ethereal. Enter McCall pattern 7974! This dress screams 70s bohemia! The sleeves, the silhouette - I mean I was in love at first sight! I…

My new maxi dress! | McCall pattern 7922

Happy Wednesday! I know every day has been feeling like the weekend around here, but boy do I have a new maxi dress that can’t wait to go outside! LOL. She will be everywhere once things get back to normal! I used McCall pattern 7922 and extended it to the floor to turn it into…

My first button down! McCall 7838 pattern review

TGIF!!! I feel like Friday could not come quick enough this week. Am I right? Anyway, I'm closing out my work week with my FIRST BUTTON DOWN EVER! Now let's be clear, I've sewn buttons on before, I made coats and jackets with collars...but I have never made a collar for a shirt, or slip…

How I sewed my first (faux) fur coat!…PS – You can too!

Happy Monday! Okay so I've dodged and avoided sewing fur for the longest. There was something always a little taboo about it for me. I was intimidated by the "pile" (more on that later). And the cutting process...oh, and I was convinced that there was absolutely no way that I could mush all of that…

A Baby Doll Dress | McCall Pattern 7977 Review

Happy Monday! Every once in a while I like to indulge my inner old-soul vintage vibes and make something retro. As soon as I saw this pattern in the McCall catalogue, I knew that it could be something really great. It's true what people say. A sewing pattern is like a cooking recipe. You can…