Outfits · Sewing

Gertie’s Sweetheart Tee Turned 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

Challenges · Sewing

One Week One Pattern – Round Up

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

Life · Outfits

One Week One Pattern: Days 1 & 2

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

Outfits · Sewing · Vintage-Inspired

Gingham Square Dance Dress: Sewaholic Cambie

I have often seen pictures of vintage style, square dancing dresses on google, or Pinterest. Their twirly delightfulness captures my interest every time! (The sources are as follows: 1. Source 2. Source 3. Source 4. Source 5. Source ) How gorgeous are those! I loved watching Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Oklahoma, and various other Rogers and Hammerstein movies and seeing… Continue reading Gingham Square Dance Dress: Sewaholic Cambie

Life · Outfits · Sewing

Snowflakes and Buttons: Butterick 6018

Hello Everybody, First off, I want to share some links to fellow sewing blogger, Casey Maura. Casey used to run the gorgeous blog Elegant Musings before she switched it over to Casey Maura. She was one of the very first people who inspired me to begin sewing when I was right in the middle of… Continue reading Snowflakes and Buttons: Butterick 6018

Life · Outfits · Sewing

Scallops and Heart Buttons: Simplicity 1460

It is quite shocking how dealing with extreme humidity (without air conditioning!), job searching, planning a wedding ceremony/reception, dealing with family politics, and still trying to maintain some semblance of sanity can suck your time away like a fat old leech. Such is life. I shall refrain from boring you with my resistance to being an… Continue reading Scallops and Heart Buttons: Simplicity 1460

Outfits · Sewing

Wisteria and Spring Breezes: McCalls 6891

Spring was in full force, and the wisteria was blooming everywhere! Photographer Sister was in town, so a photo shoot was required. The local library has a gorgeous building outside that is just covered in wisteria. I knew I wanted to get some pictures there while it was all in bloom, so things ended up… Continue reading Wisteria and Spring Breezes: McCalls 6891