Free People flare jeans hack!

To say I'm feeling myself is an understatement. I'm in LOVEEEE with my new me made jeans and I have Mimi G to thank! So let me start from the top, Simplicity 8655 already has so many goodies. For example, I made the top twice last Summer. And the pants seriously do not disappoint either.…

Santa, baby! …the little red dress

Merry Christmas everyone! It is truly one of the most wonderful times of the year! Since I'm currently on vacay and it's a national holiday, I'm going to keep this super, super short! Here it is! My red dress. It was supposed to have a sequin collar...but there was way too much bulk and I…

5 ways to rock leopard this Fall | Ready-to-wear

It's always nice when you can go into a store and look at a garment and say "I know how this was made!" Or, "I bet I can make that!" And often times, I leave a clothing store feeling more empowered than ever to finish projects and make my next outfit. But what happens when…

A coffee run in my Lou box top

It seems like the entire Summer I was surrounded by sewists who made beautiful garments from the Crowded Faces collection by Lady McElroy. I went back and forth on if I loved the fabric (it is quite an investment). Then by the time I wanted to purchase it, Summer was over and I had to…

Fall into gingham!| McCall Pattern 7922

Hey y'all! In case you haven't noticed, it's definitely Fall around here...but it wouldn't be a Southern Fall season without the sun still beaming high and bright, right? Which leads me to my next point...just how on earth am I wearing a sleeveless short dress in October? Welcome to South Carolina! I used McCall pattern…

Scrapbusting Series Part 2: A Striped Turtleneck

Hello friends! Long time no see, right? Well, I kind of decided to do the scrapbusting series by the seat of my pants....without completely realizing that I would have to sew a lot of stuff. I know it seems like the obvious answer, but I always seem to think that there are little elves that…

Issa (70’s) vibe: a mid-Summer mini dress

So I was on IG doing a recent pattern haul, when one of my fellow sewing bloggers did a very similar pattern haul featuring the same pattern. I reached out to Brittany Jones and mentioned how our hauls were very similar. Together we came up with a plan to pull an IG stunt. We decided…