New Orleans: Part Quatre

It's the last one...for now. And I plan on keeping this one short and sweet since I talked everyone's ear off in the last 3 posts! The pattern I used for the coordinates is McCall 7757 and my fabric is from Minerva. I made shorts instead of pants. I won't delve too much into my…

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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…

My little red dress: Orchid Midi pattern review

I don't own any red dresses! I know, shameful! So when I saw this pattern, all I could see was "red"...but in a good way. I wanted a nice Spring red. So I opted for a tomato red from Minerva Crafts. And as a side note, my package came super quick and shipping costs were…

Granny Chic: My Up-cycled Goodwill Dress

I did it! I completed my first up-cycle. And I let me just say, I need to do these more often! It was fun, quick and it was almost like a little brain exercise because you have to deconstruct and rebuild. Plus, my dress was only $6, so let's just say I saved a ton…

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 Brielle Blouse by Rebecca Page Patterns

Happy Saturday! Today I'm wearing the Brielle blouse from Rebecca Page Patterns. She has so many beautiful blouses that it was so hard to choose which one I wanted to make this month for my April sew. This one has two separate options, a long sleeve and a sleeveless. Because I live in the South…

The perfect storm: A rain jacket pattern hack!

I know you're wondering how did I end up doing a pattern hack on a Spring jacket when there's so many patterns out there for this very garment. Well... it was a perfect storm. I had New Look 6585 in my pattern stash for the longest and I could not settle on a fabric that…