Third Times A Charm: McCalls’ M6649 Striped Button Down Shirt + How To Create A Pocket Band

So let me tell you something about this here pattern. First and foremost, it is the very first pattern I ever owned. My older sister Nelly bought me a class on how to alter blouse patterns on Craftsy (now named Blueprint) and the class came with McCall's M6649 button down shirt pattern. I was so…

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Why I Chose To Make My Wedding Reception Gown & Lessons Learned

On November 10th, 2018, I had the honor and privilege of marrying the love my life and Chief AGAIN! I emphasize "again" because in my Nigerian culture (most specifically my Igbo culture), we typically have two weddings: A traditional Igbo wedding ceremony and a church wedding (also known as white wedding or American wedding). In…

#SewTheStash2019 & #100DaysOfSewing: All About My 2019 Sewing Challenges

With the first month of 2019 coming to an end, I realized that I haven't shared on my blog two  of the new sewing challenges I made for myself for 2019. It was just a few days into January and I found myself wondering what on earth I was going to do with sewing. Much…

Yellow & Green Collection Piece #4: Simplicity 8642 Top

This year, I really wanted to challenge myself to try things that I would normally be afraid to commit to. One of those challenges was to do an Instagram sew along. If you are not familiar with a sew along, it is basically when a group of sewers online agree to work on a  specific…

Yellow & Green Collection Piece #3 : Cynthia Rowley Simplicity 8636 Flounce Dress

I wish I knew where I first spotted this dress but just know when I laid eyes on it I knew it had to one day make it's way to my closet. I have been looking for a cute and playful dress that I can easily throw on that can be dressed up for an…

Yellow & Green Collection Piece #2: McCall’s 7129 Wrap Skirt

Hey friends! Today I have the pleasure of sharing with you the  second piece of my collection. It's this McCall's 7129 wrap skirt in view C that I made with this lovely floral fabric I bought in Thailand to match my bell sleeved top in my last post. It was my first time making a…