The Pear- Shaped Truth

  Since I can remember, I’ve been small in frame. It annoyed me as I grew up to hear people comment on it, to hear people express their thoughts and what was described as jealousy over and over about how skinny my body was. It made me self conscious.

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Learning to Be Transparent While Sewing

“Resisting change, we hold on. Accepting change, we let go.” I’ve been letting go of a lot of frustrations lately. Shedding skin like a snake, molting like a mammal and like an evolving butterfly, coming out of many cocoons with new versions of myself.

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Kimono Jacket & Wide Legged Jeans

  I’ve never been much of a jean collector. 3 pairs of jeans and I’m set. However since discovering Mimi G’s Simplicity #8655 pattern (found HERE) I’ve been wanting ALL the statement pants lately.

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Green Orchid Midi Dress- From Dinner Table to Cutting Table

I’m so excited to write about this dress and this photoshoot. My husband is always on the search for fabric bargains, so when he video-called me to see if I was interested in a green tablecloth he found at a garage sale one day I was slightly skeptical. I would’ve never imagined it’d turn into […]

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Snap! The Shelf Life of Thread

Recently I inherited my husband’s Grandmother Pearl’s industrial sewing machine. Along with the machine she gave me a number of other vintage items she had, some when she was in sewing school and others when she made gowns for clients back in the 70s/80s. A large amount of thread was in that bundle.

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Ali Sweatshirt Review / My First Pattern Testing Experience

Upon being introduced to the sewing community I learned a lot of things about the sewing world. One specifically is the job of pattern testing, and I had the opportunity to test a pattern from one of my favorite pattern designers!

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New Look #6511 Dress Hack

I don’t have many dresses. Which stinks because I love wearing them. When my husband showed me the fabric for this dress at Golden D’or I knew I had to make something that would show off the print. It definitely screams fall to me with the olive color and the mustard and blue flowers.

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Basic InstincT Shirt

Hey all! Summer is almost over and I’m SO relieved. Fall is my favorite season because the weather is in between and perfect. Even more perfect is being able to wear tshirts and cardigans because of the cooler temperature!

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Fabric Outlet Shopping: Golden D’or

Have you ever been to a fabric outlet or warehouse? Join me as I take you on a tour of my favorite place to shop for fabric and give you some tips when going to visit.

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MORE Free Patterns!

Last month I shared 25 Free Patterns I found for this summers #letssewthistogether challenge. Well I found MORE!

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