Finally made a Double Breasted Blazer

I have been wanting make a double breasted blazer for a while now and I finally got to make it. I used a blended linen fabric which kind of has a denim look to it, making the blazer feel very business casual. I used McCalls 8155 #brightonmccalls pattern and the instructions were pretty straightforward. I…

The Accidental Bridesmaid’s Dress

When this fabric came in from Minerva fabrics I was so taken by how buttery smooth it was and the slight stretch. I knew I wanted to make something fancy and a dress I had made before came to mind, a beautiful wrap dress that moves and flows with you would be perfect. I had…

I tried Gordon Ramsay’s sticky ribs!!!

You know how you find a recipe on pinterest and are scared to try it because it may not taste right… yes we’ve all been there. Anyway a friend tried this recipe and i just loved them so much I had to make them myself. Now I’m a picky eater so that may count for…

Print Mix Fall Coat

I’ve been holding onto the two remnants of fabric for a while and knew that when I do use them I wanted to used them together, print mix! My first autumn/fall (depending on where you’re from) make of the year, I had the perfect idea for the two pieces. I pulled out the perfect pattern…

Ndebele Print maxidress

I love using African print but this one hit home, literally. I am a Ndebele speaking girl, born and raised. The Ndebele people are found in Southern Africa, namely South Africa and Zimbabwe and are a very colorful people. We are known for our beautiful beading which I am usually seen wearing with solid clothing…

The hardest skirt I ever made

Friends that don’t sew always ask me how they can start sewing and I always recommend something that does not have a zipper, so either a circle skirt or a wrap skirt. I always refer them to the big four patterns, mostly McCall’s and Simplicity for their overall ease of use and the fact that…

Caftan comfy chic

I’m still on quarantine chic. I’m all about it now and I was super excited about this pattern, its a caftan (a super cute one as well). I’ve been researching Indie patterns more now but this was my introduction to Indie patterns a while back. It just took me a while to take pictures. It…

Sweatpants, the summer edition!

In this season of the Corona virus, many of us have been staying safe at home and looking for ways to make ourselves comfortable. So this particular make is inspired by my love for sweatpants. Believe it or not, I myself love a good pair of men’s sweatpants ( I scan through the men’s section…