The York Pinafore

Simple yet stylish patterns have always had a special place in my heart and the York Pinafore is the new addition to that special place. Immediately the pattern was launched by Helen's Closet, I knew there was gap in my closet that I had not realized before and it has now been filled! Pattern Details:... Continue Reading →

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Summer Wrap Dress

In my opinion, every summer deserves at least one wrap dress. Here's this summer's version. It's a simple yet gorgeous green number. It was very easy to sew up and I'm pleased with my new closet addition. I used the V9251 pattern to achieve this look. I didn't really have any issues with project. Below... Continue Reading →

The Limeade Dress

This dress is proof of the constant inspiration and support I get from my Instagram sewing community. Last week, I watched Rachel from Maker Style attempting to hack one of the gorgeous new patterns by Paper Cut Patterns. Watching her (via IG stories) make her version of a drop shoulder knit top with a ruffled sleeve made me... 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 →

Blue Skies, Blue Dress

Have you ever loved a clothing item so much that you wished you had a hundred of them? That was the way I felt when I bought the most comfortable sleeveless shift dress from a local thrift store last year. So of course, I proceeded to make a new one (with sleeves) last weekend because... Continue Reading →

Spring Shift (DIY Dress)

It's so refreshing to start making spring projects so this time, I decided to make a simple yet trendy spring dress. Off-the-shoulder Dress - check! Cute Sleeves - check! I decided to make McCalls 7543 which is an off-the-shoulder dress with elastic shoulders, split-and-tie sleeves, and a shaped hemline. I made it in this gorgeous 100% rayon... Continue Reading →

The Power Outfit

It's been a while since I used African print to make any projects. Well, that changes now because my new addition to my closet happens to be an African print dress I made using Butterick 5982. I paired my new handmade dress with my handmade cascading coat (Butterick 6244) and got this Power Outfit. This dress... Continue Reading →

Ashley Kimono Dress

The newest addition to my closet is this Ashley Kimono dress that I had the opportunity to test for On the cutting floor. I love the fabric and how comfortable the style of the dress is. This was officially my last make of the summer. I'm currently working on my fall closet. Can't wait to... Continue Reading →

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