A Wedding Gift From Pakistan

I've been meaning to share this for a while now since I received this gift like a month ago, but it's better to do this late than never, right? A couple of months ago, my former co-worker and friend Shandana asked me for my address as she wanted to send me a wedding gift from…

Le Struggles of Le Unemployed: Great Advice, Dead-End Results

There have been many times during my unemployment where I've read articles and self-help posts on how to apply for jobs or what to do for resumés and cover letters in hopes of unlocking the "secret" to landing a job in my desired field. Some were helpful while others...mmm....not so much...and are border line impractical.…

Cheers To Sewing Fails And Husbands Who Wear Them Anyway

So after making my yellow off the shoulder top and having much success, I admit to getting a bit big headed to the point where I oversimplified other sewing projects I have yet to try. I appreciate the confidence that the project gave me but it was too much and I needed some humbling and…

It’s Sew Me!: The Yellow Off The Shoulder Top

Earlier this week, I was excited to properly break in my machine and wanted to create this off the shoulder top with my yellow cotton material I shared in my previous post. This off the shoulder trend is something I have been adoring this summer season and in need of in my closet.  Plus, I felt I needed more summer tops that weren't too dressy, but also not a plain t-shirt. This top is cute, fun, and produces flattering suntan lines.