Alina Dress

Me? Wear a strappy dress? I don't think so.¬†ūü§® Other people look great in strappy dresses and such. I just feel naked. So I'm quite surprised that I really like this new dress I tested as a new tester for Rad Patterns. Pattern Description: The pattern is called Alina Romper and Dress. There are 4... Continue Reading →

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Summer Rash Guard 2.0

When I made rash guards last year, I didn't know what I was doing really. It was the first time I sewed with swim fabric, and it was quite the learning curve to deal with the slippery fabric. This year, though, I was able to bust these rash guard and shorts duo in no time!... Continue Reading →

Cream Lengha Altered

When my friend, Sangeeta, found out I was sewing, she brought over two Indian lenghas to be altered. They were both too long, and outdated. She wanted them to fit well and look more in line with her style. One of the lenghas was cream colored, full of bead work and embroidery. Really, look at... Continue Reading →

Dory and Pineapples?

What does Dory have in common with pineapples? . . Not much! Eeeexcept for the latest Sansahash dress release, Harmania Dress. ¬† As with the previous two Sansahash tests I've done, fit has been on point with this one too! Pattern Description: Harmania has a some options to make it just the way you want... Continue Reading →

Sansahash Blog Tour & Giveaway

**Update: Giveaway closed** I've shown you a few makes on my blog by¬† Sansahash, and I love her designs and attention to detail. After the last test of the Mila dress, she put out a call for a blog tour and I jumped at the chance. After all, I was going to be making some... Continue Reading →

Owl Work Dress

I finally entered a Pattern Review contest! I have been wanting to for some time but my sewing has been too slow to keep up. My original plan was to make a salwar kurta for Lillian out¬†of a skirt I thrifted. But last week, I remembered it was take your child to work¬†day; and naturally... Continue Reading →

Slow Fashion

It's Fashion Revolution week. What's that, you say? Well I didn't know either until just a few days ago. It is a movement to ask for more fair working conditions and greater transparency of who is making the clothes we wear. Five years ago, a factory in Bangladesh collapsed because of the unsafe conditions that... Continue Reading →

Mila Dress

Mila is the newest pattern to be released by Sansahash, just a couple days ago and¬†it's on sale for $5.50 through Tuesday, April 24th. Pattern Description:¬† Drop-waisted dress with options of gathered or pleated skirt, made with knit fabrics (50% strech recommended). The top also has an optional V back that can be made with... Continue Reading →

Stripey Mermaid Maxi

If I could say one thing about the new Tie Dye Diva¬†Mermaid Maxi pattern it is FIT TO FLATTER! Jen from¬†Tie Dye Diva¬†has been making patterns for 10 years for children, but this is the first one that is specifially for women. I'd say she's off to a great start! The¬†Mermaid Maxi¬†has two views -... Continue Reading →

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