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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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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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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5 Must Have Fall Trench Coat Patterns

Hello gorgeous sewists! Fall is around the corner FINALLY which means a break from the hooblah of the heat (hopefully). The great thing about fall? Making a new seasonal wardrobe!

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10 Podcasts For Sewing & Creative Minds

What do you listen to while you sew? Music, podcasts, television? I’m a Suits person myself but occasionally I listen to some podcasts to massage and refine my thinking process.

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25 Free Sewing Patterns You Should’ve Made Yesterday

Hey there and happy summer! For the months of July and August Loni (IG handle @havinsewmuchfun) and Jen (IG handle @makerheart) are hosting a new theme for their monthly sewcial #letssewthistogether. The theme? Free Patterns! In lieu of such I have compiled a list of 25 free patterns you MUST HAVE in your collection /stash/queue- […]

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Summer DIY Roundup!

Hey all! Summer is about to be here depending on where you live and it’s time to start acting like it! If you plan on sewing a full summer wardrobe or just want some weather appropriate items in your closet, here’s a list of my top 10 summer fabrics and patterns to try out. Some […]

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How to Make a Gathered Maxi Skirt

Hello all! Sending good vibes your way as we transition into summer. I found this beautiful pleated knit at a local fabric store near me that screamed spring /summer and I knew automatically what I was making with it, a maxi skirt. It was the only way to show the fabrics full design.

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