#GrazeUSA: I Received A Free Graze Box + A Gift For You!

If you aren't familiar with Graze, it is a weekly snack subscription service that sends 8 different snack samples based on your taste bud preferences and dietary restrictions to your door. In one of my recent perfume purchases, I was gifted a promo code to receive a free 4-sampler Graze box if I signed-up for their…

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Drafting A Maxi Skirt

I want to start creating patterns to use for future projects as well as get in the habit of practicing on cheaper material before I attempt anything on the actual fabric I want to use. I bought about ten yards of a cheap muslin some weeks back at Jo-Ann's to assist me in this effort.…

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.