Summer Makes Round-up (Phase 1)

I have been quite busy making a few summer items before the season is officially here. This means that I have had no time to review any patterns for a while. Here is a quick look at all the projects I have completed so far. DRESSES: Vogue 9251 - Fitted dress with side ties and uneven... Continue Reading →

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McCalls 7724: Striped Asymmetric Top

  My obsession with asymmetric necklines reached its peak last year but I had never thought of making my own until McCalls released their version of it. I was sold right away and knew exactly what to make while I was going through Fabricville’s spring fabric collection.   Fabric Details My plan for this project... Continue Reading →

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McCall’s 7472 – The Perfect Spring Tunic

Spring is here! The flowers are blooming, the trees are coming back to life, and the wind has never felt more refreshing. However, wardrobe transitioning can be tricky for me especially during early spring. Well, I have finally found one of the perfect outfits to wear during this time...tunics! When I looking through Fabcriville's new... Continue Reading →

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Pre-Spring Makes

After starting the year on a high (I got married) and then a low (I got terribly sick for over a month right after), I am back in full swing sewing mode! Here are the projects I have made in the past month in preparation for Spring: 1. The Elisalex Dress   This pattern by... Continue Reading →

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Fall Stripes In Vogue

Fall is all about basic pullover tops so when I saw this vogue 9169 pattern, I knew I had to make it. I hunted for the perfect fabric from Fabricville and made this magical combo. I have never made two views of this same pattern as fast as I made this! The Pattern: Vogue 9169... Continue Reading →

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The Melilot Shirt

My most recent addition to my handmade closet is a button-up shirt. I have been obsessing over classic button-up shirts for a while and I am glad I found this Deer and Doe casual button-up drop shoulders pattern. The Pattern -  Version A has long sleeves and a rounded collar; version B has cuffed short... Continue Reading →

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The Afternoon Blouse

My newest handmade addition to my fall wardrobe is The Afternoon Blouse I made using a pale pink linen blend fabric. Leonardo da Vinci's quote, "Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication" brilliantly describes this pattern by Jennifer Lauren Handmade. It is a very simple pattern but the unique neckline option takes this blouse to a whole... Continue Reading →

Ideas brought to life

I have been drawing a lot lately, trying to get my never-ending ideas on paper before I lose them. The only issue is I'm really not great at drawing human figures at all. So when I was approached by Valeria of HWardrobe and ValeriaSpeck.com to try her ebook that promotes focusing on your own body as... Continue Reading →

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