Back to Basics

I have been rethinking my approach to sewing lately. When I started this hobby, I was so excited to sew all the fancy, pretty printed dresses but there was one problem…there was nowhere to wear them to! They were also very seasonal and so it was hard to get a lot of wear out of... Continue Reading →

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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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Denim + Polka Dots Vibes (M7573)

I knew I had to make this ruffle top immediately I saw the pattern. What is there to not love? The pattern and my fabric choice checks all my boxes. Ruffles ✓ Flowy & fun ✓ Denim & polka dots ✓ ... you get the idea. This pattern has different styles and ties options including an off-the-shoulder... Continue Reading →

The Butterfly Dress (V9021)

It feels so good when a dress comes together quickly and beautifully. This was the case with this Vogue 9021 pattern. I fell in love immediately this dress was done and knew I made a good choice. It is a fitted dress with front and back extending into sleeves, has low armholes, a back zipper, and... Continue Reading →

Spring Ruffles (McCall’s 7566)

Ruffles are definitely getting some attention this year and with the weather getting warmer, I had to celebrate by making this gorgeous fit and flare ruffle dress. I am obsessed with dresses, and McCalls 7566 just made my list of great dress patterns. I made View A of this pattern, which has a fit and... Continue Reading →

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