My favorite tool to make masks!

Disclaimer: this is not an ad nor am I affiliated with any companies listed. I may have retired from making masks, but I know many of you are still waist deep in making them. And as news reports have suggested that we need to "hunker down" here in America, I'm sharing my favorite tool that…

My pattern review of the Marcel dress

Hi y’all! Let’s go on and get it out of the way...I am thoroughly in love with this pattern. This is the latest pattern by Chalk & Notch, the Marcel dress. It’s a tiered and gathered midi dress that comes in a mini and a tank version. The pattern is very on trend this Summer…

Demystifying the art of shirring

Happy Friday! Is it me or shirring has been everywhere this Summer? I mean, it’s around every Summer...but this Summer, it’s REALLY out there. LOL. So, of course this sewing technique and Summer style naturally peaked my interest as sewist after sewist started turning out the most beautiful projects. But first... let’s unpack a few…

TATB Suki Dress pattern hack!

Hello friends! Would you believe me if I told you that this is the Suki dress pattern from Tilly & the Button's latest book "Make it Simple"? I know, it's crazy right. To be fair, this dress was a completely different idea and color - but when that didn't work out, I had to start…

I’m a blogger for Mood Sewing Network!

Happy Monday friends! Can I just tell you that I am bursting all over with happiness and excitement concerning this announcement? I have been such a fan of Mood, going back to season 1 of Project Runway. And anytime I’m in New York I always find time to stop by the shop and take in…

The look for less! My new striped Pietra pants!

Happy Wednesday everyone! If you follow me on Instagram then you know that I teased these pants on Sunday only to turn around and have it rain for 2 days before pictures. Oh the horror! But that’s life sometimes. These pants were a dream come true. I knew I wanted a pair of casual striped…

The Jessica dress by Mimi G Style

Hey friends! I know that this is the second Mimi G pattern I’ve shared in a row, but this was not on purpose. Actually, I made this dress for a funeral. I know, what a way to bring the mood down. But it’s true! My Great Uncle passed away, and I did not have a…

My first fabric haul!

Happy Saturday! I'm expanding my blogging horizons and I recorded my first fabric haul on IGTV! Woo-hoo! If you follow me on Instagram then you can find my video on my page (@ravenmaureen_)! I bought everything within the last month so everything should still be available. If you're interested in a more physical description of…

My pink Summer dress! A Sorbetto dress hack!

So I recently co-hosted a giveaway with @thecornyrainbow on Instagram to celebrate reaching 4K followers. Any milestone always requires a new 'fit. Right? Well, I've been stressed and moving and just not coordinated with my adult responsibilities so I needed to make a quick dress that I knew would only take a few hours. I…