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 wool coat!

I know it seems like lately all I’ve been making is outerwear. And that’s somewhat true. But I’ve been sitting on so much outerwear fabric that I’m trying to burn through it! Plus, I live in Jackson now, so once March hits, it’s basically Summer while the rest of the country is still enjoying cooler…

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…

My new bomber jacket! Pattern review: New Look 6545

Happy Wednesday y’all! Can you tell that I love my new bomber jacket? Like, it gives me a whole new attitude. But in all seriousness I’ve been putting off this project for 2 years. It’s a shame, but each time I would be ready to start this project I found something new and shiny to…

Chalk & Notch Page Hoodie!

It’s a casual Friday over here! Contrary to what some people believe, I’m not always dressed up. As a matter of fact, I enjoy a casual outfit more than you know. And now that I've been working from home, I've been dressing down much more - and this pattern has been in heavy rotation! So…

Sewing with Denim Part 3: My review for Mimi G 8845!

Hey y’all! Today is the final day of my “Sewing with Denim” series. Have you enjoyed it? Today I’m sharing my pattern review of Mimi G’s denim jacket pattern with Simplicity 8845. I’ll be offering some tips and tricks that helped me be successful in making this jacket. The denim jacket is a unisex pattern…

How to transition your me-makes from Summer to Fall!

The season is definitely changing around here! Temps are slowly dropping and I'm noticing dryer air. YAY! I've been waiting for a change. But also, as someone who makes their clothes, changes in the season can bring a sort of sadness. I'm not quite ready to put away my favorite shorts, the Pietra shorts from…

My new wrap dress plus a pattern review of Closet Core Pattern’s Elodie Dress!

Happy Monday friends! Can I share the goodness that is my new wrap dress? Ever since I made the Tecoma blouse I’ve started embracing more wrap silhouettes. The Elodie dress is new from Closet Core Patterns. It comes in three views I believe, the knee length, the midi and the maxi with two variations of…

The Saraste dress by Named Clothing!

The moment of truth...I bought this fabric on a whim. When I got it in the mail, I still wasn't sure what to do with it. I heavily considered a shirt dress from the beginning, but I seriously thought that it would look cheesy. Even as I sewed it, I doubted what it could really…