Stripes & Wax Prints (DIY Skirt)

I don't wear mini skirts much but when I do, they are made by me. I felt the urge to make this colorful African wax print fabric because spring has decided it won't be showing up on time this year. I used New Look 6103 for this skirt. Since I made a version of this... Continue Reading →


Spring Forward (DIY Dress)

It's almost that time of the year! I can't wait for the flowers to blossom, the dresses to come out, and the coats to be put away. But for now, I am enjoying my new DIY dress with this gorgeous green coat. I made this dress using McCalls 7091 and a 100% rayon fabric. It's a... 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 →

Maxi Love

And the year of firsts continues! This time, I made my first maxi shirt dress and I must say it was not as easy as I thought it would be. Who decides to make a button down dress, with a back pleated self-lined yoke, mandarin collar, elastic waist, side pockets, and a narrow hem on three... Continue Reading →

Bringing Sexy Back

This week, I'm channeling my inner Justin Timberlake and bring sexy back with the help of McCalls pattern 6751. This pattern is literally the easiest project with the most chic look and has the best variations. It takes less than an hour to complete once you get the hang of it. I have made three tops... Continue Reading →

Fun Dress, Shirt Dress!

This year has been full of firsts, from making baby clothes to button up tops. Up next? Shirt dresses! I just tried making a shirt dress for the first time and I am in love with this project. It was my slowest sew of the year (so far) but I actually enjoyed taking my time.... Continue Reading →

Green Goddess

My first attempt at anything close to a fancy looking dress has been complete thanks to the help of the Sarah Dress pattern by On the Cutting Floor. It's 50% off till Tuesday! No zippers, buttons, or hooks which makes this super easy. It's interesting how a simple does pattern can look cool in the... Continue Reading →

The Aster Top

This was my first time trying out a pattern by Colette Patterns and it definitely won't be my last. This pattern gave me the neatest seams and finish I have ever had on any clothing I have made in the last couple of years. I could literally wear it inside out. First of all, the... Continue Reading →

Refashion: Like a Boss

It's been a while since I did a refashion project so I was excited when the owner of The Abbey Vintage asked me to refashion a mumu for her shop. I love this fabric so much and i'm pleased with the results. Can't wait to do more of these kind of projects. Hope you love... Continue Reading →

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