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…

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Hey Sole Sister: Espadrille Kit Pattern Review

I did it! I made my own shoes! I can't tell you how much I am really proud of myself for completing the project. A year ago -heck, several years ago a project like this would've really intimidated me, but it came together very naturally. If you've been following me on Instagram then you know…

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…

Something good is going to happen today

“There is no greater gift you can give or receive than to honor your calling. It’s why you were born. And how you become most truly alive.” ―Oprah Winfrey One day last week I was feeling under the weather. I was on antibiotics, I had an awful headache and the day was just absolutely gloomy -weather…

Breaking all the rules! Pattern review: Simplicity Jiffy Dress 1059

I broke so many rules with this pattern! But more on that later. Let me start from the top. It's definitely an oldie but goodie. If you're not familiar with this pattern it's a vintage Simplicity pattern from 1969. I love this pattern because on some level I'd like to think my late aunt, who…

Time Management Pro Tips: how I manage my large Etsy orders

I still remember the days I prayed for the things that I have now. One of the best feelings in the world is when someone wants to buy a huge amount from you. You've prayed for this. You've prepared for this (hopefully), and as soon as the purchase is made, the reality begins to set…