DIY Wrap Top Using Simplicity 8424
Did you miss me? January was such a crazy month I would start a blog post, but then completely get distracted and didn't get to share this wrap top I made using Simplicity 8424. Ironically enough this is the perfect time to share it for two reasons Valentine's day is this Sunday and the fabric that I used is from a Black and Latina own fabric company called Melanated Fabrics.
How to Adjust Any Sewing Pattern From Woven to Stretch Fabric
Hey you Introverts, have you ever found a pattern you loved, but didn’t want to make it out of stiff fabric with no give? I will walk you through how to adjust any sewing pattern from woven to stretch fabric. If you follow me on Instagram or on my Facebook page then you may remember the teal sweater knit fabric that you see here. Earlier this year, I mentioned purchasing it from SAS Fabrics. This was at the Phoenix location off of Indian School if you’re curious. Let me tell you one thing I have been working on is my self-confidence with sewing. All the compliments in the world don’t…
The Best Way to Sew a Teddy Faux Fur Coat
Happy early Valentine’s Day Introverts! Today, I thought I’d share something special a little V-day inspired look. A couple of weeks ago I went up to Flagstaff, Arizona to catch the little bit of snow that was left in Arizona. It doesn’t snow down in Phoenix at all, except that one time about 5 or 6 years ago, but it was gone in a few hours so you blinked and you missed it. Growing up in the Chicago area, snow in the winter was something that I looked forward to. I remember growing up making forts and having snowball fights with my little brother. We’d play for hours and then…
Celebrating My Anniversary in Style with Simplicity 8739
Hi Introverts! I`m trying something new. I know a lot of you follow me because you are also an introvert. Social media and blogs allow us to express ourselves without the pressure to continue to entertain or speak up in a large crowd, usually five or more people, lol. If you are on Instagram, then you know that I announced my very first sewing challenge. So excited! (If you watched Kevin Hart`s Irresponsible comedy show on Netflix you get the reference). I have wanted to work with faux fur for a long time, but was too scared to try it. Well November was the perfect month to experiement because it…