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 →


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 →

Ray of Sunshine (DIY Shift Dress)

It's only right that I add my ray of sunshine to these gorgeous summer days before the season is over. I made this simple shift dress using Burda 6721 and added lace sleeves just to make it different from the other shift dresses in my closet. I am pleased with the results. Since I have... Continue Reading →

Fancy Summer Night With Vogue 1531

If you are looking for a sexy yet classy look for a summer night outing, look no further! Vogue 1531 and this amazing stretch satin will make your occasion that much better. The Pattern: Vogue 1531 is a close-fitting, lined dress that has a deep cowl, front princess seams on the bodice, and an open back. The deep cowl can... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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