Tabitha Sewer’s Lena Horne Dress

Here she is! My Lena Horne dress is complete! And if you've been following me on Instagram then you know that I gabbed about this dress during my takeover with @sewingbloggers. If you haven't heard of the Lena Horne dress, it's Tabitha Sewer's first dress pattern that she revealed during her rooftop meet up in…

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Road Trippin’: The London Bookbag

So making a bookbag has been on my bucket list for quite some time! As a bag designer on Etsy I even get requests from folks asking if I make bookbags. And my answer has always been "Sadly, no." There was no opportunity like the present to really try my hand at making a bookbag…

The perfect combination: How to mix & match prints

Today it's all about prints -and how to mix them! I'm wearing head-to-toe me makes and I took a gamble and said to myself, "Stripes and dots? Yeah, this will go great!" It was just something in my mind that worked out well IRL. I'm wearing a full skirt made with the Arabella skirt from…

Dear Mrs. Kennedy: A Nod to an American Fashion Icon

It's no secret that I love classic styles. And of course, the godmother of classic American style is Jackie Kennedy. If you've been following my blog or Instagram for sometime then you know that I love Jackie Kennedy. When I was a little girl my mom took me to an exhibit to see her clothes…

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…

Never lose your keys again! 10-minute DIY Key fob

I've been sewing for quite sometime now, but somehow I missed the train for making key fobs! It's the easiest thing that a person can make -and I think I was mostly intimidated by the hardware portion of the project. If you're new to sewing or like me, behind the trend, this DIY project is…