Green Dressy Casual Dress

We got invited to another wedding. Yaaay! It was 2 weeks out and I decided that I wanted to make another dress for it, because the ones I have all have some sort of issue whether it is fit or being uncomfortable in them somehow. Besides, it gave me a chance to sew for the... Continue Reading →

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Dancing Yellow Anarkali

Read about the process I used to make this wonderfully fitting anarkali

Dolman Tee Shirt

It's my birthday week this week! Officially entered into mid-30 *gasp*! And what better way to celebrate, than to do what I love to do - create! Although I haven't made anything this week - sickness has embraced our house and is not wanting to let go - I do plan to make/finish a couple... Continue Reading →

Peplum Twins

Peplum shirts are one of those styles I was scared to try. I felt they would make me look pregnant when I am not. So I was pleasantly surprised with how the Love Notions Margot Peplum fit on me. I knew I wanted to try the style after seeing similarly shaped people on Facebook sewing... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 They were both too long, and outdated.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 →

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 →

2017 Year in Review

2017 was the year of pants! I made 9 pairs of pants between my daughter, husband, niece, and myself. There were six dresses, all but one were for a two year old ūüėČ .. what can I say, I love having a girl to dress up! I also made some tops, a jacket, swim rash... Continue Reading →

Fit for a (Military) Ball

One of my neighbors contacted me a couple weeks ago, one Saturday afternoon. She asked me if I could make her a custom dress by Wednesday! At first I was thinking... I am not sure if that's possible given my other obligations at home. But she wanted something simple that fit her, was maxi length... Continue Reading →

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