Hi All! Are any of you fans of Charlie Brown and the whole Peanuts gang? I am! Ever since I was a little girl, I've grown up loving Peanuts. I've read all the comics, and I've spent countless hours in front of the tv watching any and every Peanuts cartoon and movie special. I was… Continue reading A Forever Peanuts Fan & My Favorite “Quick-Sew-To-Go” Dress Pattern
Author: Simply Z
Vision in White: Replicating A Vintage Eyelet and Lace Dress
Hi! I'm so excited to share my latest post with you all today! Lately I've been browsing here and there on the internet and on the socials (IG/FB) for sewing inspiration. I've been itching to make another Gunne Sax repro (that's another post in the near future!), and have already begun the process of gathering… Continue reading Vision in White: Replicating A Vintage Eyelet and Lace Dress
McCalls 7974: She’s A Winner!
Hi! I’ll get right into it. I just finished sewing another dress—actually, I should say I just finished sewing another PINK dress. I know, right? I dunno. I guess I’ve been on this kind of girly, pink kick lately. (If you followed my last post, I made a very cute pink plaid fit and flair).… Continue reading McCalls 7974: She’s A Winner!
The Dress That Almost Wasn’t: A Charm Pattern Mash Up
Hello! Wow, it's been a while, hasn't it? Usually during the Holiday Season I will put off any sewing projects unless I'm making homemade gifts. I just don't have the time to sit and do any relaxing sewing, and I refuse to add any unnecessary stress to an already stressful time. (But Holiday Season is… Continue reading The Dress That Almost Wasn’t: A Charm Pattern Mash Up
Hey There, Scout!: I Finally Get My Vintage Plaid Dress
Hi! Happy Fall, y’all! I am excited to share my latest sew, mainly because it’s been waiting in the wings for a long time due to several reasons: One, I’ve found my perfect fabric, but have not found a perfect pattern to make something out of, and two, I’ve since found the perfect pattern, but… Continue reading Hey There, Scout!: I Finally Get My Vintage Plaid Dress
SoCal Summer & the Autumn Transition (Also, a Classic Shirtwaist Dress Review)
Happy Fall, Y'all! Just kidding, it's still Summer here! (Blehh!) I'll be honest. I really don't like Summer. Do you? I'm more of a cold weather kind of gal. Fall and Winter are the best seasons IMO. However, down here in SoCal, our seasons can pretty much be summed up as follows: Not Quite Summer… Continue reading SoCal Summer & the Autumn Transition (Also, a Classic Shirtwaist Dress Review)
Hello! I'm excited to share today's post with you all! I am proud to say that I'm able to add a new notch to my "Sewing Experience" belt: I made baby clothes! I recently found out my very near and dear to my heart cousin is expecting her first child this year! A big deal… Continue reading Baby Love