fitting, sewing

Better Pattern Fitting, Start Here! – (Mini Post)

Hey Guys, Over the next few weeks, I plan to put out a series of mini posts. Here's the first. I'd love to hear your thoughts on the subject as well. Please feel free to leave a comment or question below. For most sewists, proper fitting is probably the most challenging and frustrating aspect of… Continue reading Better Pattern Fitting, Start Here! – (Mini Post)

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The Floral Maxi Dress – M7081

Happy Saturday Guys, Today's post features a maxi dress that I sewed for the spring Atlanta Sewing Style photo shoot. We sewed two looks, and this is the first one that I am featuring on the blog.The theme this look follows is Springing Florals. I used Mccalls 7081, view D for the bodice and self… Continue reading The Floral Maxi Dress – M7081

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The Button Front A-Line Maxi – Mccalls 7906

Hi Guys, I was missing in action the last month due to a severe bout of Anxiety. On top of losing a lot of sleep, I was experiencing chest pains, body aches, nausea, and terrified of driving or having to interact with other people. After giving up caffeine, overhauling my diet and taking a break… Continue reading The Button Front A-Line Maxi – Mccalls 7906

DIY, sewing

Another M6886 – The Animal Print One

Hey Guys, Dropping in with another one of my February makes. It’s another version of Mccalls 6886. One of my favorite pieces to wear in cooler months is a turtleneck dress. This is actually my 6th time using this pattern for making a turtleneck dress. This time I switched it up by drafting a puff… Continue reading Another M6886 – The Animal Print One

DIY, How I Wore It, sewing

The Black Maxi Cardigan – B6495

Just dropping in to give a quick review of one of my latest makes. I purchased a maxi cardigan from Old Navy last year but I wasn't totally sold on the style. I decided to give it another shot but this time I decided to make my own using some of the fleece lined Jersey… Continue reading The Black Maxi Cardigan – B6495

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The Leopard Print Midi Pencil Skirt & Victoria Beckam Inspired Turtleneck – Mccall’s 7843 & Kwicksew 4069

The Leopard Print Skirt Pattern Description: Close-fitting skirt with elastic waist and side slit. 2 lengths. I made view B Pattern Sizing: I made a 16 at the hips and 14 at the waist. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes Were the instructions… Continue reading The Leopard Print Midi Pencil Skirt & Victoria Beckam Inspired Turtleneck – Mccall’s 7843 & Kwicksew 4069