I suppose if you’re my friend nowadays and you get married, I’ll more than likely make you an embroidery! I was lucky enough to be my best friend’s Matron of Honor at her wedding in New Orleans, and I wanted to give her something handmade to commemorate the special day. She is a huge Lord… Continue reading A LOTR Wedding Embroidery
Well, friends, it looks like wedding season is back in full swing! I just went to my friend Taryn’s wedding (click here to see her gift!) and there are more on the horizon. That means more dresses! I was hemming and hawing for a while about what kind of dress to make for Taryn’s wedding.… Continue reading Wiggle to Weddings, Work, and Weekends – The Patterns for Pirates Wiggle Dress
There have been a LOT of weddings this past year. I don’t know if it’s because 2015 seems like a cool year to do it or if it just so happened that everyone I know is at marrying age RIGHT NOW. I recently went back home to New Orleans to attend two more of my… Continue reading Wedding Guest Party Dress!
Hello, everyone! I’m just stopping by with a quick post about a quick project – the past few weeks have been a little crazy/busy/sleepy! I do have a few projects photographed and waiting to be blogged, so there’s more excitement heading your way. 😉 Last month I posted about a dress I made for my friends’… Continue reading A Khaleesi Clutch
Among all of the things I love about sewing, I would say having the freedom to make any outfit or costume I want, how I want it, ranks at the top. The freedom to choose the pattern, fabric, and fit makes all of the time and effort worth it. Last year, I made a Daenerys… Continue reading The Sneaky Khaleesi Dress
It’s official, spring is here! And with it comes beautiful weather and windstorms of pollen and dust – wonderful for those of us with allergies and asthma. But I suppose it’s better than being stuck in a polar vortex of snowy doom, amirite? To celebrate spring (and because I need more cute dresses in my… Continue reading The “SPRING IS HERE!” Dress
Hi-low hem dress. Mullet Dress. Tomato. Tomah-to. I’m not sure how the rest of the world feels about this trend, but I flippin’ love it. I don’t know if it’s because asymmetry is fun or I like the idea of a butt flap. Either way, I knew I was destined to make and rock the… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: The Best Mullet Dress (of DOOM)
One year ago this Sunday, I married my best friend and father to my fur and feather babies. It was a crazy day filled with love, family, friends, stress, exhaustion, and cake! What more could I ask for? But this TBT post isn’t about me getting married, it’s about all the wedding craft-factory hours I… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Our DIY Wedding
DD’s and my wedding anniversary is approaching! One year ago on October 12, the magic happened. Well, maybe not magic but it was a lot of fun/stress/relief/more fun/exhaustion! That’s how weddings go. But for this TBT I’m not sharing the projects I made for my wedding day (pssst, stop by next week for that!). Instead,… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Bridal Brunch Dress
Have you had a project that both excited and scared you at the same time? This Cynthia Rowley dress –Simplicity 1607– was exactly that for me but I SEW WANTED TO WEAR IT TO MY AWESOME FRIENDS’ WEDDING! This was the first (and currently only) Cynthia Rowley pattern I’ve ever sewn, so I did a… Continue reading Wedding Guest Dress of Doom!