DKNY Vogue Patterns V1488 Tie Front Shirtdress

I bought up a bunch of DKNY Donna Karan for Vogue Patterns before they went out of print and have had this tie front shirtdress (V1488) on my “to make” list for about a year now.   I was surprised how much I like this on me.  The fit still needs a few tweaks but …

Chartreuse Donna Karan Vogue V1489

I’m feeling really on trend in my newest make, a beautiful chartreuse Donna Karan for Vogue Patterns, V1489. This dress was supposed to be my wearable muslin but it’s fabulous as is.  I wasn’t quite sure about the color until I put it on-but once I did –wow! This dress is a real stunner! I bought a bunch of Donna Karan patterns before …

Come on over and Vote- Miss Bossy Patterns!

This month I’m working on my jeans for the February pants challenge over at The Monthly Stitch, but I’m already gearing up for March’s challenge- Miss Bossy Patterns!  The March Challenge lets you vote on what I should make next out of my existing pattern stash that I haven’t made up before.  I have quite …

3 Patterns, 3 Months!

This morning was our Sunday ritual of yummy breakfast (homemade waffles & smoothies) followed by a visit to my husband’s folks.  I think we’re one of the rare lucky couples who love each other’s parents and really all get along. Our parents live only a few minutes from each other and get along fabulously too! …