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!
Ruffles! Tiers! Linen! Oh My!
I have a confession. I kinda have this love affair with tiers and ruffles. There’s just something about them that, when worn, makes you feel youthful, feminine, romantic, a little playful, a little flirty... L-R: DVF Fall Ready-To-Wear 2018 || Molly Goddard Spring/Summer 2020 Oh my goodness, I die for these two gowns!! L-R: Marchesa… Continue reading Ruffles! Tiers! Linen! Oh My!
Dress Form Review: Dritz Sew You Dress Form
Hey guys! For today's post, I thought I'd share my thoughts, views, and opinions on my new dress form from Dritz called the "Sew You Dress Form". What makes this one stand out among a standard dress form is the fact that it is customizable to fit your personal body measurements. This concept isn't new--… Continue reading Dress Form Review: Dritz Sew You Dress Form
Short Girl Dilemma: Hemming Flare Jeans
Are you like me, and have a hard time fitting into jeans? Practically every single pair of jeans I've ever owned had to be altered in some way or form. Mostly at the bottom hems, as the legs are almost always way too long, even when I attempt to add height with heels. While being… Continue reading Short Girl Dilemma: Hemming Flare Jeans
Blast From the Past: 70’s Kimono Dress (Vogue #9253)
If I could go back in time to any era for fashion, it would definitely be the 70s. Gosh, I love a good bell sleeve. (or a good bell bottom!) There's a whole spectrum of fashion in the seventies to love. On one end you get all the floaty, airy, drape-y, dreamy flutter sleeves, balloon… Continue reading Blast From the Past: 70’s Kimono Dress (Vogue #9253)
From The Fabulous 50’s: The Full Gathered Rectangle Skirt
Hi again! I'm doing another Blast From the Past sewing post, and today I'm delving into the era of poof and fluff and all things gathered that, all together, make up the fabulous silhouette of the 50's skirt. This look was all about the Fit and Flare, where the waistband is cinched, and the skirt… Continue reading From The Fabulous 50’s: The Full Gathered Rectangle Skirt
My Apron Obsession
I have a confession: I’m kind of obsessed with aprons. Even before I got into sewing, I loved the notion of aprons and their history. To me, the apron just invokes that sense of ultimate nostalgia and vintage charm. And for those that know me well know that I am in LOVE with all things… Continue reading My Apron Obsession