Phoenix Rises in June

Two posts in one week? 😱 What's gotten in to me? Today I am sharing my Phoenix Blouse dress by Hey June Handmade patterns. I first came to know about Hey June via Instagram when everyone was sharing their Phoenix Blouse. And when Loni, from Having Sew Much Fun, announced that she was looking for... Continue Reading →

The Dress That Almost Wasn’t

I had months to prepare for husband's friend's wedding, no excuses to wait until the last week and a half to start working on the dress I wanted to wear. But that is EXACTLY what happened. 🤦🏻‍♀️ I didn't even start deciding fabric options until 14 days before the wedding day. My procrastination definitely got... Continue Reading →

Margot and Maggie Dress Hack

The Love Notions Margot peplum is one of the shirts I made first for my self. Before that, I didn't think even think peplums would work for me. But I wear the two, I made last year, constantly. Proving again, that it's all about the fit. Tammy re-released the Margot today using her new pattern... Continue Reading →

Lyric Shirt Dress

Shirt dresses are such a fun way of being dressed up without being uncomfortable. Pair it with no collar and v-neck casual look and you can go from meeting room to dinner date without much change. So when Tami from Love Notions announced testing for the Lyric Dress, I was in! Without ANY regard to... Continue Reading →

2018 Year in Review

Happy new year! I had so much fun over the holidays and I wish you the best in the new year. The past year saw a growth in the sheer amount of sewing I did. I made 46 items vs 27 in 2017! I can say I am growing more confident in my sewing, which... Continue Reading →

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 →

Alina Dress

Me? Wear a strappy dress? I don't think so. 🤨 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 They were both too long, and outdated.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 →

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