• Sewing

    Sewing: Week Forty Nine: McCall’s 6612 Pattern Review

    It’s pattern review time – here I’m doing McCall’s 6612 pattern review. The best part about this review is that I only use my serger. Serger projects are the best! Let’s get started and I’ll walk you through some tips. What You Need McCall’s 6612 pattern 2 yards of jersey fabric serger matching thread pins iron ironing board Okay – so this is about the third or forth time I’ve used this pattern and each one has turned out well. On this black dress I…

  • Projects

    Project: DIY Towel Dress

    DIY Towel Dress This dress is great – and this one isn’t clunky or bulky like most. Where did this come from? Again, my awesome mom! At the farmer’s market in July she saw one. It was just a towel with an elastic at the top. She said how comfy that would be…she lives in Fiji, so a thick towel wasn’t really what I envisioned for her. So, like the white necklace, it took me a while to figure out what I wanted to do.…

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    Sewing: Racerback Dress

    So, about 2 weeks ago I was at a BBQ and this one girl had on this awesome racerback dress. I didn’t know her and she was busy with her two kids, so I didn’t want to intrude. Yes, lululemon. Drats. Why? Because it’s likely sold out! I fell in love with lulu’s in the sun dress. It’s adorable and functional. Could I find it? No. What did I do? I made one (well, kinda). What You Need a racerback tank a skirt you like…

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    Sewing: Bat Wing Dress

    This dress is awesome. Flat out. It’s flattering, soft, and so easy to style. You need to make it! Let’s get sewing this bat wing dress. I was fiddling around on Pinterest one afternoon and I was looking for a fun project. This  dress popped up. Mollytvo has a tutorial, yet, just like most things in life, it wasn’t perfect. I’ve made a few modifications and I’ll fill you in as we go. What you need 2 yards of fabric (with some stretch) scissors machine…