Butterfly Maggie Mae Dress

maggie mae dress

Today I’m sharing this little butterfly dress I made for Lola using Shwin Designs’ Maggie Mae Dress pattern. I made Lola one almost two years ago, and it melts my heart to see Hattie wear it now. I actually made a new one for Hattie as well that I’ll be sharing soon. It’s safe to say I love this design :). [Read more…]

Tricky Sewing Words

Tricky-Sewing-WordsHey guys! Today I’m participating in a really fun video post over at The Daily Seam, all about pronouncing tricky sewing words. Some of your favorite sewing bloggers have made videos showing the correct pronunciations, and there is also a video of the WRONG pronunciations that you will not want to miss!

Visit The Daily Seam here for the outtakes, and follow the links in that post to see all of the correct pronunciations (my word was “Ponte”, and my video can be found here)!

DIY Jean Alteration: From Bootcut to Skinny!

diy jean alteration

Today I’m sharing an easy tutorial on how to alter your jeans from bootcut or flared to straight or skinny! I picked up this pair of Seven For All Mankind jeans for $7.50 at Value Village. I loved the way they fit in the top, but they were too long, and I didn’t like the flair. [Read more…]

Top 10 Posts of 2014

I know I am probably the last blogger around to post a roundup of my favorites from 2014, but I had so much fun looking back through the year, and wanted to share my favorite 10 posts with you! [Read more…]

A Plaid Blazer for Wyatt


We’ve made it to the end of my Christmas sewing (you can find the other posts here: Hattie, Lola, and Weston)! I get to finish off today with Wyatt’s outfit, which definitely took the most amount of time and energy. I used an Ottobre boy’s blazer pattern from the 6/2014 issue. I saw an Ottobre ad in Stylo this fall featuring this blazer pattern, and it was a done deal. I was in love. I had already purchased the plaid flannel from Jo-Ann with plans to make a matching vest to Weston, and knew it would be perfect for the look of the blazer I was imagining. [Read more…]