Spring is in the air, and what better way to welcome it than another maxi dress? I swear I should be the poster-child for McCall’s maxi dress pattern – this is my third! However, I decided to shake things up a bit and Frankenpattern this one. I find the second maxi dress I made from… Continue reading Peacock Maxi Dress
How’s everyone settling into the new year? I hope it’s going well for all of you! I’d hate to say it, but mine has been… well… let’s just say I’m looking forward to 2016. I haven’t been sewing too much lately because 2015 has thrown a few kinks my way, so bear with me and… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: A Winter Maxi Dress
The weather has been in the 70’s here in Tucson, AZ lately so I guess that means it’s ummm…winter? We had a very mild winter last year and it looks like the same will happen again this year. Sorry for all of you who are suffering through the Polar Vortex yet again while we have… Continue reading Arizona Summer (Winter?!) Dress
Trends. There are some trends that I won’t touch with a 10-foot pole (sorry, Peter-Pan collars) and there are some that I’ll jump all over. When the song, “What Does the Fox Say?” came out, foxes instantaneously became trendy. Unfortunately, I’m not a huge fan of the song, but I am grateful that a cute… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: What Does the Dress Say?
Happy Monday, y’all! … OK, Monday may not be the happiest day of the week but I’m pretty darn happy about this finished dress: This is actually a Franken-pattern where I took 2 different McCall’s patterns and merged them into something even better. Sometimes a pattern is cute, but needs a little more tweaking to… Continue reading Dress of all Things ROCK