Ice Blue Twill Burda Midi Skirt + Simple White Scoop Neck Tee

I just love a nice full midi skirt.  Paired with a simple tee it’s one of my favorite silhouettes. This Ice Blue Twill Burda Midi skirt paired with a self drafted white scoop neck tee is one of my new favorite outfits. The skirt is just casual enough for everyday wear, especially with the rustic …

Summer Sewing Plans 2018

Summer is in full swing here in South Florida, variating between high heat or some nice downpours. Time to put away my fall/winter projects and switch gears.  I’ve been working on my summer sewing plans for a bit now, sketching and making up mood boards.  Summer calls for light, breezy and easy makes. I have …

Blue Stripes

These two blue Breton stripe tops are a perfect addition to my spring wardrobe. The blue and white feels so fresh and modern. I whipped up two tops in slightly different shapes to help fill out my supply of basics. February just flew by and I feel like I’m finally catching my breath. We’ve had …

Blue Confetti Knit Top + Cream Selvedge Culottes

I’m so excited about this new top! It’s self drafted off my knit sloper with the shoulder seam pushed to the back in a curved inset. I love how regency dresses had the shoulder seams pushed to the back bodice and I wanted to create a more modern adaptation of that idea. This is my …

Winter Wardrobe Planning-2018 Make Nine

Hard to believe its 2018 already…Happy belated New Year everyone!  I’ve been working on my winter wardrobe planning for quite a bit now and I’m excited to share a few of the things I can’t wait to start making! This year I’m focused on filling some holes in my wardrobe and making my daily wear …

Blue + White Dolman Sleeve Tee

The kids are off this week for Spring Break and we are all taking it easy over at my mom’s.  The last few weeks have been crazy busy at work (we had inventory and then a giant transfer) so this week to just sit back and relax is well deserved. I’m on a self-imposed sewing hiatus but have …

Rust Organic Cotton Twill Holly/B5504 Pattern Hack Capri’s

I love sewing pants!  They are by far my favorite projects to work on. These Capri’s are a pattern hack of By Hand London’s Holly Pants and Connie Crawford B5504 (two of my fav pant patterns!) in an awesome Rust Organic Cotton Twill from Mood.  I tend to prefer very simple/clean lines in solids when I make pants so they never look …