Sewing Project: The Cat Lady Dress (McCall’s 6955)

    This dress is my submission for the Cat Lady Sewing Challenge, hosted by my friend Erin of Miss Crayola Creepy. This particular projects is even more special because I used my very first self-designed fabric! I thought it would be fun to make my own custom fabric for[Read more]

Our Engagement Photos

On a very hot day last month, we met our future wedding photographer, Shannon at Disneyland and had our engagement photos taken. I was really hoping to take our photos on the Small World ride, since that’s where we got engaged and it has a lot of happy memories for[Read more]

How We Re-Finished a Mid-Century Dresser and Nightstand

  A little over a year ago, I found this dresser and matching nightstand in one of our local thrift stores. They were very beat up and the finish was in absolutely terrible shape, but I fell hard for it’s very cool, oh-so-mid-century lines and the thrift store was only[Read more]

And the Wedding Dress Pattern Hunt Continues…

         Yesterday, I went with my mom, my best friend, my cousin, and my future mother-in-law to look at wedding dresses. As you may know, I fully intend to make my own wedding dress, but I was advised by my sewing teacher and my mom to try on different styles[Read more]

Thrifty Thursday Vol. 72: Mid-Century Hutch

Hi everyone and welcome to this week’s edition of Thrifty Thursday, where I share my weekly thrift store/swap meet/estate sale finds. Today I’m sharing a very special find, one of my favorite pieces and something I was looking for a very long time- a mid-century modern hutch to display my[Read more]

Sewing Project: Another Moneta in Stripes (A Love Story)

    Ok, I’ve been a bad blogger… I made this dress a month ago and I’m just now posting it! This is my second version of the Colette Patterns Moneta dress, and despite it’s simplicity, this is seriously one of my favorite things I’ve ever made. It’s so comfy,[Read more]

LA Blogger Meetup Report

  The weekend before last, I headed down to LA with my sewing buddy Erin for the long-awaited blogger meetup! It was such a fun day. I got to meet with so many fellow sewers, chat about sewing, blogging, and fabric, and check out The Fabric Store, which I’d never[Read more]