It’s officially Halloween week! I absolutely love dressing in costume, so I’m pretty darn excited! Since I don’t have Mardi Gras to dress up and celebrate anymore, I have to make Halloween count. This is the first year since I’ve been sewing steadily that I’ve made my costume. I was originally thinking of being Ariel… Continue reading Game of Thrones Daenerys Targaryen Costume
Happy Thursday, everyone! Question: Is it the weekend yet? No? Almost?! Maybe?!?! Ugh. Another question: Are asymmetrical hems cool? I’m not sure if they ever were but boy do I love them. This TBT features McCalls M6359, view B from 2012: I was first attracted to this pattern for view C, which I made first… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Asymmetrical Hems, Ahoy!
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
How is everyone handling the summer? Are y’all loving it, still soaking up the sun? Or are you hating every second of it because OH MY GOD IT’S CRAZY HOT AND I HATE EVERYTHING?! Yeah, the latter for me. So, in honor of the summer that will never end because I live in a freaking… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Summery Summer Dress
It’s been a week since DD and I have returned from our belated European honeymoon (we got married in October) and I think the jet lag has finally worn off. Yay! We wanted to pack super light for this trip since our original plan had us hopping around to 9 cities within 4 countries in… Continue reading European Honeymoon Maxi Skirt!
Bonjour, guten tag, hallo, and ahoj! DD and I just got back from our 2 week European belated honeymoon whirlwind. It was tres magnifique! I’ll go a little more into our adventures in a later post, but we squeezed 13 cities within 5 countries into that time-frame. Needless to say we are exhausted and jet-lagged… Continue reading TO THE MAX(I)!
HAPPY ‘MURICA DAY, Y’ALL! I may be biased, but I live in the best darn country in the world. I spent a year in Japan teaching English a few years back and don’t get me wrong – Japan is super awesome and there will always be a special place in my heart for the people,… Continue reading ‘MURICA! Dress
Happy Thursday, everyone! It’s time for our first Throwback Thursday post! This is one of the “cooler” makes that I’m proud of, but due to unfortunate fitting issues doesn’t get worn much. Meet the Passport Shirt: I made this within my first year of sewing (2011/2012ish). It’s McCall’s M5138 and the fabric is a quilting… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Passport Madness