Happy new year to me! Today I am 38 years older, wiser, with a whole new patch of grey hair. I'm still not sure why they are coming in so fast. I was able to spend the night before my birthday sewing. This was a treat. I went pattern shopping, picked up 2 pieces of… Continue reading Birthday Girl
A few weeks back I was asked to make a dress for a curvy girl who would be participating in a fashion show. I was excited until I realized I only had about 10 days total. Because of the short time frame, I opted to shop for fabric at Joanns. I figured I could physically… Continue reading I designed for a fashion show!
I was fortunate enough to make a gown for a young lady attending her debutante ball. She was such a gem to work with and has a great future ahead of her. She's what happens when the village is intact. Her dress was a DIY project. The 3 layers (lining, tulle and lace) of the… Continue reading Ariya, M7185 & a DIY gown
Tonight the hubs and I had a babysitter and a party to attend! Both of those things happen so infrequently that I admit I went way overboard. I made 2 dresses, his bowtie, had planned to make a tuxedo for him but life was like pump yo breaks homie, so we bought a suit… Continue reading All dressed up!
This was a quick sew that may have taken longer to cut out the fabric than it did to sew. It's a great project for my busy summer days.