Simplicity 8636 Button Down Wrap Dress

Let me introduce you all to this silent gem of a dress. I refer to it as "silent" because although this pattern seemed to make great impressions when Simplicity previewed it, I haven't seen many people make this pattern (especially in this view). Something I love to do before making a pattern or sometimes before…

100 Days of Sewing Challenge Recap

On April 13th, 2019 (just two days before my birthday) I completed my 100 days of sewing challenge. I honestly could not believe that that it had come to an end or that I  even made it that far. That challenge was no joke! I never sewed for that many days straight so I honestly…

DIY Kendall Jenner Inspired Striped Crop Top

One of my favorite things about sewing is being able to stare at a ready-to-wear piece and analyze it to see what sort of pattern pieces make up the garment. An added bonus is when you already own a pattern similar to the RTW garment that only needs little to no adjustments to achieve the…

Yellow & Green Collection Recap: Will I Ever Create Another Collection?

After my long awaited debut of my final pieces for this collection, I wanted to recap the highs and lows of this venture and if this is something I would want to do again in the future. In my previous post where I introduced the idea of starting a collection, I talked about what inspired…

Yellow & Green Collection Piece #6: The Beaded Yellow Top

Somebody please cue Boyz 2 Men because we have finally come to the end of the road with this collection. The final piece is complete and I couldn't be more in love. I completed this yellow top earlier in the year and just getting around to blogging about it (whoops!). I used Simplicity 8602 in…

Yellow & Green Collection Piece #5: NewLook 6544 Ankara Pencil Skirt

This post is long over due and I know - this collection has gone on forever but we are literally at the end of it. This skirt is one of the last two pieces in the collection that I will share before I recap my experience making a collection. I took a minute to actually…