Introducing Mint Green Sewing Machine Novelty Skirts!

I’m so excited today to officially introduce a project I’ve been working on for the past year or so. I’ve designed a small line of vintage-inspired novelty print fabrics for making border-print skirts! Each design is available both as a finished skirt, sewn to your custom size, or as a[Read more]

A Couple of Halloween Outfits

Hi everyone! Today I’m (somewhat belatedly) sharing a couple of outfits I made for Halloween this year. We decided to take it easy and stay home to pass out candy this year, so I decided instead of a costume I’d just make a Halloween-themed dress. I wanted something I could[Read more]

Retro Ornament Circle Skirt

Ornament Circle Skirt Update

    Hi everyone! Long time no see! I hope you all had an amazing Halloween and a great Thanksgiving too! We spent Halloween weekend curled up on the couch watching the second season of Stranger Things and passing out candy. I still managed to make a couple of Halloween[Read more]

The Seabirds Dress (Butterick 5209)

    Hey everyone! Today I’m sharing the Butterick 5209 I made to wear to our friend’s wedding on Catalina Island. I made it along with the seahorse dress and a light blue and white striped Moneta (which I have yet to blog about). I decided to go with a[Read more]

My New Bernina 350

  For my birthday back in May, my parents offered to get me a new sewing machine. I had been using my old one since I had gotten it when I was about 18. It wasn’t a terrible machine, but I did get frustrated sometimes trying to sew through especially[Read more]

Sewing Project: The Butterfly Skirt

  Hi friends! At long last I’m sharing my project for Tanya’s “Dress Like Your Grandma” sewing challenge, where you find an outfit that your grandmother (or other relative) wore and re-create it. Like I mentioned in my last post, I wasn’t able to track down any good family pictures,[Read more]

Sewing Project: The Watches Skirt

      Hey friends! I know it’s been awhile, but I wanted to pop by today to share one of my recent projects. I acquired this amazing vintage fabric with watches on Ebay. Actually, I had Phillip bid on it for me because I have total Ebay anxiety and[Read more]

Dress Like Your Grandma Challege Inspiration

    (Image Source Here) ┬áJust to get it out there right now: no, this is not my grandma. In fact I have no idea who this lady is. I’m cheating a little on this one.   I haven’t had the time to go and track down some old family[Read more]

Dress Like Your Grandma Sewing Challenge

  I just wanted to let you all know about a fun sewing challenge my friend Tanya is hosting on her blog, Mrs. Hughes. It’s called the “Dress Like Your Grandma” vintage sewing challenge. Here’s the idea: “This is a vintage sewing challenge where family history can inspire your wardrobe.[Read more]