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…

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…

#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…

My First Sewing Pattern Review With Simplicity Pattern 8180 | Short Sleeved Men’s Button Down Shirt

Happy New Month To You All! Shame on me for not sharing this post since finishing this shirt for my husband a few weeks back but thankfully it is up now and I can't wait to dish on my first experience of working with a sewing pattern. Weeellll...kind of my first. I attempted to use…

What Indecision Looks Like In A Garment | The Vintage Plaid Top With Waist Straps

Hey Loves! It has seriously been awhile but the creativity is still happening over at Create & Pray. I took a break from the sewing machine about a month and some change into 2018 (outside of giving my first sewing lessons ever to some good friends of mine) but got my creative juices back in…

You’re Right…But Your Delivery Sucks!

So let's get real for a moment about something I am currently battling with and praying about ya'll.... My husband is someone who is always open to feedback from me (or anyone) but recently, I noticed that whenever I gave feedback, it turned into a larger discussion about me and my delivery. My initial reaction…