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Setting Up A Sewing Space When You Don’t Have A Spare Room

Carving out a creative space in a home where there is not a room to spare can be real tricky . This was the challenge that I recently faced when I had to trade my 6'×9' sewing nook for a home based office. After carefully considering every square inch of my 1600 sq ft home,… Continue reading Setting Up A Sewing Space When You Don’t Have A Spare Room

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The Bardot Top – M7686

Pattern Description: Close fitting off the shoulder tops elasticized neckline and sleeve variations. I sewed view F. Pattern Sizing: 6 - 14. I sewed a size 14 but I should have sewn a 12. This pattern has a good amount of ease. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were… Continue reading The Bardot Top – M7686

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The Pretty Satin Skirt & The Thrifted Black Sweater

One of my goals this year is to add more thrifted/rescued pieces to my wardrobe. Three years ago I realized that I wasn't making the best choices when I shopped second hand. As a rule, much of what I was buying would end up right back at the thrift store. So I took some time… Continue reading The Pretty Satin Skirt & The Thrifted Black Sweater

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The Green Velvet Wide Leg Pants – M7757

When clothes don't fit properly it can make you feel like there is something wrong with your body but the truth of the matter is that there is nothing wrong with your body. Your body is Unique and Exceptional & Ready To Wear (RTW) can't handle that! While our bodies come in different shapes and… Continue reading The Green Velvet Wide Leg Pants – M7757

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Here’s How Mama Taught Me The Concept Of Body Positivity

Long before Body Positivity was a movement or even a concept, I believe that Mama was teaching it to me and my siblings. In her wisdom and experience she realized early on that the best sermon is the one that you live and not just preach. Mama's approach has really been helping me to see… Continue reading Here’s How Mama Taught Me The Concept Of Body Positivity