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…

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…

bustier jumpsuit – McCalls 8101

Bustier, jumpsuit, overalls/dungarees all in one! I had to make it when I saw it. I thought of doing something dressy but I figured denim would get a lot more use and style variety. I used some lightweight 4 way stretch denim fabric I purchased from Joann fabric a while back. I paired it with…

The wonderful wrapdress! – Simplicity 8137

I want to build my wardrobe with lasting pieces.  Pieces that can be worn over and over that are timeless and practical but still show off my personality.  I wanted a wrap dress I could wear at any time without putting much thought into it, heels or flats, bloated or just having a normal day….

Abstract art clutch purse

          So I haven’t been sewing as much a dreading large projects.  I figured I’d look for an easy project that would be just as fun and I remembered the Mimi F Fold over Clutch tutorial I had pinned (tutorial link below).  I had some upholstery fabric pieces I had bought…

Designer Inspired “Night Out” Top

If you have a Pinterest account like me and millions of other people you, you probably have some fashion inspiration pieces you’ve saved over time.  This top was one for me.  An open back, adjustable tie at the waist  top by Oresund Iris.  I wanted it but it is not in my price range for…

It’s Menswear Monday!

So yesterday (Sunday) I had the weather was so good, so I decided to “dress up” and drive around just to brush off my “isolation blues” and it worked.  Gentle breeze and just being out in the sun is something we, well at least I took for granted. I was smiling, my brother’s chief criticism…