I finally got the images I needed to show you all the blood, sweat and tears I put into making my first moto jacket. If you know me then you know I don't like to take the easy way when it comes to sewing. I am not afraid to try making something new if it … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Creating Simplicity Pattern 8174 Moto Jacket
There are many aspects of my life where I find myself being brave and then I have moments of complete fear. I usually ignore the problem until I can muster up the courage to tackle it, but sometimes that can take weeks such is the case with making a pair of leggings. The last time … Continue reading The Fear of Leggings: Pattern Review of McCalls 7261
Hey Loves! I know it has been a while. I have been working hard on my craft and health lately so I had to put blogging on the back burner for a minute. Good news is that my health is starting to get under control (yeah Zumba!!) and I am seeing the inches come off. … Continue reading Simplicity 8424 Pattern Review: Mesh Knit Pullover Top
In 2019, I want to go into the year with the mindset of "Why Not" try. Too often we let Nah sayers including ourselves stop us from doing something courageous. We tell ourselves why should I even try when I will fail. We set ourselves up for failure before we even launch. This year I … Continue reading Planning for the Future
Hi Lovies, I have been waiting to write this post for two weeks now. This pattern was on my to-do list since earlier this summer. It was a very popular make, but I wasn't feeling good over the summer, so I didn't bother to try. During last months "No TV Challenge" I decided to give … Continue reading DIY Printed Chiffon Pull Over Top with Modifications
"I'm giving up TV for a month," I said. "You have fun with that," was my husband's first reaction. That upcoming weekend was Labor Day weekend, so as I visited with my family I told them the same news. My mother had a couple of questions like "What all does that entail? No movie theaters?" … Continue reading You Gave Up What for a Month?
I had this ingenious idea to buy a bulk of yarn and make berets using a Loom knitter. Fast forward to 3 years later and I have barely made a dent in my stash. I plan to change that this year. Although my stash looks pretty in its little cubby hole, I would love to … Continue reading DIY Socks: The Dos and Don’ts to Save you Time
Hey loves, As some of you may know, sewing is a form of therapy that has really turned into a passion for me. When I get something right, it makes my week. And when I get something completely wrong it's like the world has ended. That's when the hubby avoids the sewing area at all … Continue reading The Fastest/Simplest Way to Make a Bow Tie
Hey loves, I know it's been a while since I have written anything. A lot has transpired over the last couple of months. My health has not been the greatest, so it has been a roller coaster to say the least. July 1st marks the start of a new beginning for me. I have decided … Continue reading Why I Made the Decision to go Organic
Sewing Pattern Review of Simplicity 8216.