Menagerie + La Maison Victor Dolores Skirt

Is anyone else drooling over the new Cotton + Steel Rifle Paper Co. Menagerie Collection!? It’s so good! My favorite print of the whole collection has to be this gorgeous monstera leaf print though. I was instantly drawn to it. This fabric is a cotton rayon lawn blend, and really just the perfect weight. It’sContinue reading “Menagerie + La Maison Victor Dolores Skirt”

Top Sewing Trends for Fall/Winter + Maker Style Podcast Part 2!

Hey guys! Maker Style has another great podcast episode lined up for you. In this episode I share my top favorite trends for Fall/Winter, and some really great patterns I’ve matched with each trend. Some I’ve already experimented with, and some are still on my to do list. Disclaimer: I’ve since added a few moreContinue reading “Top Sewing Trends for Fall/Winter + Maker Style Podcast Part 2!”

Maker Style Podcast Part 1

A few weeks ago, Rachel of The Wild Stitch asked if I would be interested in being a guest speaker for her brand new podcast, Maker Style! I lovvvveee podcasts, so it was an easy (a little nervously) yes for me. We talked via skype, and before I knew it a whole hour had goneContinue reading “Maker Style Podcast Part 1”

Sew Conscious Box

I got my first Sew Conscious box in the mail recently, and I’m excited to share a little more about it! Sew Conscious is box subscription service for the garment sewer. You just have to give your size, and pick your style profile: The Spirited One, The Minimalist, and The Classic Chic. It’s basically like receivingContinue reading “Sew Conscious Box”

Stylish Dress Book + Pattern P

Recently, I found Stylish Dress Book at my local library. I love the simplicity of the Japanese patterns in this book. The first part of the book show cases all of the pattern options, one for each page, labeled A-Z. The second part of the book illustrates the instructions to construct each pattern. All of theContinue reading “Stylish Dress Book + Pattern P”

Merchant & Mills Sewing Book

I recently picked up Merchant & Mills Sewing Book at my local library, and I loved it so much I thought I’d share it. I have a few friends who have been asking me to help them learn how to use their sewing machines, and many with sewing questions. This book is a great recommendation to anyoneContinue reading “Merchant & Mills Sewing Book”

Craft Fail: When Homemade Goes Horribly Wrong

I consider myself to be an avid crafter. Sometimes, I feel happy when I look down at my finished project but I’ve also had my moments of, well… disappointment, disapproval, and feelings of defeat! I found myself asking the question, “How did they get it to look like that?”. I’ve experienced my fair share of craftContinue reading “Craft Fail: When Homemade Goes Horribly Wrong”