Summer coordinates! Mixing prints again!

TGIF everyone! Ok, so you want the truth? This outfit was supposed to come with me with to New Orleans, but it never made it in the suitcase.  When we took these photos I was not completely satisfied with the fit of the shorts so I wanted to alter them again. Welp, we all know…

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New Orleans: Part Deux

Brunch, anyone? I feel like that's an important part of any vacation, especially in a place where most activities involve trying new or interesting cuisine. For the day, I wore my favorite Summer pattern, an ogden cami hack. Once again, I extended the bodice, but this time to the floor to make a maxi dress.…

Breaking all the rules! Pattern review: Simplicity Jiffy Dress 1059

I broke so many rules with this pattern! But more on that later. Let me start from the top. It's definitely an oldie but goodie. If you're not familiar with this pattern it's a vintage Simplicity pattern from 1969. I love this pattern because on some level I'd like to think my late aunt, who…

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…

The perfect holiday dress: McCall 7833 pattern review

      Wow, where to begin?! I was so defiant and against making this pattern because I saw it everywhere during the Fall. And if you know me, then you know that I don't enjoy hype about anything. But the more I saw it, the more I saw how confident people felt wearing it.…