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…

So The Perfect Time Is When Exactly?

Happy New Year, beautiful people! We thank God we made it to 2019! Like most years in my adulthood, 2018 literally flew by. One day it was January 1st, the next day it was Christmas and the rest was a blur, yet when I think back on it so much actually happened last year. I…

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…

Yellow & Green Collection Piece #1: Simplicity 0891 Top

Hey everyone! This week flew by so quick but I'm glad that I can at least snag a moment to gush about this super cute top I made for my Yellow & Green collection. My absolute first piece! Although I've taken my sweet time to share it on the blog, I've worn this shirt out…

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…

A New Perspective | The Meshed Floral Peek-A-Boo Dress

With the New Year just a few days away, I had a goal to squeeze in just one more sewing project to give me that added boost to take over the sewing game in 2018. After scouring through my saved pins on Pinterest I came across this gorgeous dress that was unique, classy and fun.…