8 Mistakes to Avoid When Sewing Simplicity 8546
I discovered two things last year, petite sewing patterns are still hard to find with commercial patterns and I am in love with crepe fabric.
DIY Overall Dress Using McCalls 8162
I am so excited to share this post with you. This is the first time that I have drastically alter a pattern that matched the vision I had in mind and made an overall dress of all things. If you've known me for a while then you know I don't wear overalls because I don't get the city slicker look I want when I wear them. Well ...
DIY Unisex Bathrobe Using Simplicity 8267
Not gonna lie, I have been procrastinating on making my husband a robe. He doesn’t ask me to make him much, but he asked for this. Chris, my husband, even picked out the fabric he wanted me to use so I had the materials to work on this back in February. The problem I have is that I am critical of the clothes I sew for myself and even more so for someone else. I put love, thought, and time into everything I make so if it doesn’t come out the way I envisioned for someone else I panic and want to hide it at the bottom of my drawer.…
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…
Mixing it Up in Flagstaff with Simplicity 8219
Hello my Introverts! It has been a crazy and busy January for me and I am so excited to share some of my other makes from the faux furever challenge last November. I am starting to feel like myself again, but I have some work to do to get back to doing Zumba and you guys know how much I love to dance. For now, I walk and that I definitely over did it this past weekend. I spent time with some amazing ladies from Phoenix Babes Who Create. It’s a group of creative women from all walks of life, bloggers, real estate agents, advertising agents, sewists (wink wink) and…