June 2015 MWP

Tomato Bisque Brushed Cotton, Silk Charmeuse-Dark Truffle, Summer Foliage  The long and lazy days of summer have begun but don’t let your style take a…

I’ve Started My Summer Sewing……

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, having basic patterns at the ready is a must for me.  But I do like variations…

May 2015 Mini Wardrobe Plan

Silk Charmeuse-Sunshine Twist, Black/White Pinstripe, Black/Ivory/Lemongrass Tweed, Cream Stretch Sateen Spring is finally here to stay and it’s time to stop procrastinating and recharge your…

Sewing for Spring: A Floral Blouse

Just finished this Burda blouse.  (out of print) While I absolutely adore the fabric (sold out-try this or this), I’m a bit uncertain as to…

It’s All About the Glitz! Pattern Review Vogue 1247

I love this fabric (Gold Metallic Linen Blend)!  It was just lovely to sew with.  I am really into “glitz” these days — must be the…

September Mini Wardrobe Plan: Wall Street Grey, Dark Grey /Metallic …

This month’s mini wardrobe plan is all about the color grey and tone on tone dressing. Grey, from charcoal to pearl, has enjoyed several seasons…

August Mini Wardrobe Plan:White Linen, Navy Stretch Cotton, Mix …

A new fashion season is fast approaching but we still have some summer left.  Before we need to pull out our sweaters let’s celebrate the…