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…

New Orleans: Part Trois

We're almost finished with this series mon petit! And today I'll be sharing quite possibly my favorite one out of all of them! My birthday suit...well, coordinates. LOL. And is anyone surprised? It's stripes!!! We ate dinner at August's that night so I only wore this outfit for a few hours. But I felt like…

Granny Chic: My Up-cycled Goodwill Dress

I did it! I completed my first up-cycle. And I let me just say, I need to do these more often! It was fun, quick and it was almost like a little brain exercise because you have to deconstruct and rebuild. Plus, my dress was only $6, so let's just say I saved a ton…

Papercut pattern review: The Sapporo Coat

Hi lovlies! I am beyond excited for this project. I fell in love at first sight with the Sapporo coat by Papercut when I saw it on another sewist's page on Instagram. I know I always say that -but I really mean it this time.   You know how I know that this was true…

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…

A Spec-Tacular Sunglasses Case Tutorial & Free Download!

Hello friends! In an effort to take my Etsy shop to the next level, I decided that I wanted to begin selling sunglass cases. After some trial and error -I came up with my own pattern that is sure to fit most sunglasses -or glasses. Let's get started! Supplies: Lining fabric Outside fabric Interfacing Thread…