Fashion, Sewing, Shop the Look

Long Black Waistcoat

I wasn’t sure how this project was going to turn out when I started –it’s the first blazer style waistcoast that I’ve made.  I was so focused that I forgot to take pictures of my process!  So instead of sharing with you a step-by-step process of how to make one, I’ve decided to share some… Read More Long Black Waistcoat

Home, Renovation

DIY Kitchen Renovation

We are officially celebrating 6 months in our new home!! To commemorate this mini milestone, I thought I’d share with you one of the bigger, non-sewing related, DIY projects that my husband and I have been picking away at over the last few months — our kitchen! Here are the before pictures:

Pattern Review, Sewing

Pattern Review – Long Sleeve Sheath Dress (BurdaStyle 11/2016 – #116)

This pattern was a little different than the ones that I’m used to.  It was the first PDF pattern that I downloaded from Burdastyle.  You have to piece the pages together yourself.  What I like about this is that you can print more than one copy and not feel badly about cutting up the pattern.… Read More Pattern Review – Long Sleeve Sheath Dress (BurdaStyle 11/2016 – #116)

DIY, Fashion, Sewing, Sewing Tutorial

DIY: Fur Vest

Snow days are made for blogging — and for fur vests!  If you follow my blog then you already know that I am vest OBSESSED! I love them!  Here are some pictures of the final product followed by an easy step-by-step tutorial to make your own!

Fashion, Pattern Review

Pattern Review: Jacket (Burda 7184)

Since I started sewing, I have pretty much always made up my own patterns.  Partly, because I didn’t find exactly what I was looking for in any of the available patterns — but mostly because I couldn’t understand them.  I found the steps to be very confusing and typically, they would be more than what… Read More Pattern Review: Jacket (Burda 7184)