The Lauren Bag Pattern

Hey Guys! This year is flying by so fast. I have been so busy being a single mom, working full time, working on my home etc, I haven't had much time for sewing. I am still fabric hoarding, just not sewing as much. This past weekend, I was finally able to spare a few hours to bond with my sewing … [Read more...]

Vera Tote Bag Pattern

Can you guys believe its September already? Summer is almost over! Time flies for sure. I definitely did not do a lot of sewing this summer. With moving cross country, starting a new job and readjusting to living in the Northeast, my sewing took a back seat this year. However, I couldn't let these … [Read more...]

Free Overnight Duffel Bag Pattern-Updated

I finally got around to updating the ever-so-popular Overnight Duffel Bag Pattern.  This bad is by far the most popular project on the blog. It has over 25000 impressions on Pinterest and I have received hundreds of emails requesting an updated version. I originally made this bag when I was just … [Read more...]

Colette Patterns Peony Dress Review

It's beginning to look a lot like spring which means it's time to start sewing some dresses! One of my 2016 sewing goals is to start sewing more items for myself. I am starting with a spring dress. This is my first Colette Patterns Peony Dress review and I am in love. I still consider myself a … [Read more...]

Zipper Cowl

I bumped into this pretty metallic suede fabric at my local Joann's the other day and wanted to create something unique with it. I am sure you guys have seen cowl scarves all over Pinterest but have ever you seen one with a zipper? I thought this zipper cowl was a cool twist to the ever so popular … [Read more...]

Washi Dress Sewing Pattern

Hey Guys! I finally got my hands on the Washi Dress Sewing Pattern by Made by Rae. I have to admit I was a bit nervous with how this dress would turn out, but I absolutely love it. I have never actually sewn a dress from pattern before so it appeared to be intimidating. Boy, was I wrong! It was so … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Overnight Duffel Bag

  ****UPDATE: There is an updated post for this project. Find it HERE. Hello Everyone. This weekend, I decided to make myself an overnight duffel bag. This is a simple duffel pattern that has oval sides with pockets accented with wrap around straps. The cool thing about this pattern is … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Casual Color Block Tunic

I have been meeting to do this post for a while now and was hoping to lose some weight before I took some photos. Well, my weight loss journey is taking a while so I decided to suck it up or suck it in rather and share this project:-). I love tunics. They are great to wear over tights and hides my … [Read more...]

Mod Studio Color Block Totes

Once in a while I come across fabrics that just stops me in my tracks. That's how I feel about Riley Blake's Mod Studio line.  Holli Zollinger really did a splendid job in creating this group of fabric patterns. I love the reds and blacks against the light gray background. It's a bit out of the box … [Read more...]

How to make a tube top maxi dress

I have never been a dress person. I love skirts but dresses just seem a bit too formal for me. However, I have been seeing a lot of these maxi dresses this spring and was tempted to make and try one this weekend. I ended up liking it and plan on making a few more this summer. The tube top makes the … [Read more...]

Free Bag Patterns- Oval Messenger Bag

Hi Guys! Real life has been really hectic recently so my sewing hobby took a back seat for a few weeks. I am obsessed with free bag patterns. I doodled this design during a boring meeting at work and decided it was pretty and practical enough to make into a real project. It's a simple egg shaped … [Read more...]