Prom 2016

Prom is a major milestone for a young lady and having a dress made is usually in order.  Kandice commissioned  Barbara, a local “sewing engineer”, to make…

From England with Love: Fashion from Across the Pond

I am so excited to share this specific blog with you.  You all know how important it is for me to see young people continue…

FINALLY, SOMETHING THAT FITS This year has been a major turning point for me.For the first time in my life, I could no longer fit…

Mary Jane and Friends Collaborate! Vogue 7940 Fabric: 60″ 100% Wool 30.00 Notions: thread, 9″ invisible zipper, Whisper Weft interfacing, stay tape, button, rayon hem…

MeasurementsThe first thing you need when starting a sewing project is a good set of measurements. Your measurements tell you what size pattern to use…

It’s Going to be a Memorable Memorial Weekend!Little Jenise is getting married! I have known Jenise since she was a young girl. Jenise, her mother,…

Butterick 3012 Costumes are always a lot of fun to make. This was a costume we made for a client during the holidays. She was…