Today I have a fun little refashion. This is a "pioneer" dress that my older sister gave me several years ago. I have been meaning to redo it for forever! But I waffled around until a week or two ago when I wanted something easy to do. I sat down and unpicked the whole thing,… Continue reading Pioneer Dress Refashion: Sprigged Cambie Dress
Well my dearies, I have one of my favorite projects to share with you today. I'm not gonna lie, this wasn't always such a winner, but more on that later! This is the sweetheart tee from Gertie Sews Vintage Casual that I made a few minor modifications to and turned into a classic little black… Continue reading Gertie’s Sweetheart Tee Turned Dress
One Week One Pattern officially ends today. I have so enjoyed participating in it. It's kind of like a miniature Me-Made-May. You've already seen day 1 and 2 here, but I have five more outfits to show you. Day 3: Outfit: Self-drafted tulip skirt and grey sweetheart tee. Day 4: Outfit: Thrifted capris and cardigan… Continue reading One Week One Pattern – Round Up
Today is the day: the Ginghamalong submission deadline. And, thankfully, I actually have a completed object! This is a Colette Patterns Negroni shirt. I made size XS without any adjustments. It is made from a gingham quilting cotton that I purchased at Joann Fabrics. The buttons are from my stash. (Rest assured, the hem is even. The… Continue reading Ginghamalong: Checkered Colette Negroni
Well my dearies, I have been busy, but much of my projects are still in the development stages. I have also been working on Christmas presents, some of which I cannot show you since I don't want to risk the recipients seeing their gifts before time! I am such a procrastinator that I usually cram… Continue reading Projects in Progress
So, have you heard of the One Week One Pattern challenge? It started this past Saturday. You can find all the details over on Hannah's blog: Cinderellis. A brief summary of the challenge: Take one pattern of which you have made several variations, wear the different variations for a week straight, and style them differently every… Continue reading One Week One Pattern: Days 1 & 2
Today marks the beginning of an ongoing blog post series called Movie Fashion Inspiration. Basically, I am going to be featuring screen shots of movies or tv shows that I find to be encouraging to my sewing/fashion dreams. Some might be well known, others might be obscure, weird films. The only requirement is that at… Continue reading Movie Fashion Inspiration: Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
I'm married! I've been waiting to write this post because I wanted to make sure all my extended family and friends knew first. Due to several circumstances, (my family had moved out of state, I was struggling to find a job to pay my bills, I was living in a place with no air conditioning in… Continue reading Surprise!