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…

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…

The Professional Glow Up: Don’t Take It Personal

Working in a fast-paced, technical environment with professionals that have 10+ years of experience over you in the industry can present you with a piping hot plate of egos with a generous side of corporate politics. What’s crazy is the lengths people would go to be your personal enemy of progress but that is neither…

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.…