Vintage Issey Miyake V2332 Skirt and Madalynne for Simplicity 8435 Bodysuit

My Fall/ Winter Wardrobe is really starting to shape up. This is the first year I have a great selection of pieces that mix and match together. I’ve felt so stylish wearing my handmade makes the past few weeks. We’ve finally gotten a bit of cooler weather with some lovely ocean breezes. Hardly have to …

Self Drafted Japanese Lightwash Cropped Denim and Mirage Knitted Tank

I’m super busy this week prepping for Thanksgiving but had to share my newest make: these awesome cropped jeans! I drafted these myself off my redone pant sloper. I knew exactly what I wanted: a high waist, a medium wide leg that falls straight out from the hip, cropped. Minimal details and simple style. These …

Patternmaking: Slopers and Moulage

The past few months I’ve been working behind the scenes to redraft all my sewing slopers. I started a new exercise program this summer and am finally getting back my pre-kids fitness level. Weight loss plus my changing body shape at 43 meant it was time to start from scratch and redo my slopers. I …

Halloween Sewing 2019- The Addams Family

I’m sew excited to share these Halloween makes! I lucked out this year- As soon as Ami saw the previews of the new Addams Family animated movie she was all in for us dressing up as the family. Now my son at 11 took a bit more convincing, but in the end he hopped on …

Fall 2019 Wardrobe Planning

It’s October and it’s finally cooling down a tiny bit here in Florida. That means it’s time to start planning my fall wardrobe sewing and put away my most summery pieces. Fall (and Winter) in Florida rarely drops below the 50’s so dressing for fall can be a bit tricky. I can’t do layers or …

Indigo Voile Culotte + Stripe Summer Tanks

Since way back in May I’ve been planning on altering these indigo voile wrap pants. While I love the shape of the originals they just weren’t practical for everyday wear. Fast forward to alter-it august and I finally got my act together and finished these pants. And I’ve been wearing them ALL THE TIME! Before: …

Blush Silk Tank Refashion

I can’t believe I haven’t shared this refashion yet! I made this tank well over a year ago and then forgot about it completely. I don’t think I even wore it until now. Hard to believe this was once a double layer silk tank and a pair of capri pants. Both were on clearance at …