Practical Fashion

Well, it has finally happened! The pandemic has pushed the fast-paced fashion industry into reality. The often over the top trends (I never understood open-toed…

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…

Black Faux Leather Skirt and a Knit Top

Leather, both faux and real, have been trending for the last several fashion seasons.  So when this Black Faux Stretch Leather came in I had to sew a skirt ASAP!   The pattern…

4 and counting…..Burda Style 10/2012 #118

  In case you didn’t already know, this is a go-to pattern for me!  I have posted about this dress hereand here.  And if you…

Timeless Pairings in Black and White

Can you tell it was a very windy day? I love color as much as the next guy but I keep a fair amount of…

Purrrfect….Burda Style 10/2012 #118A

I love when I can pull a pattern out of the envelope, go straight to the fabric, cut it out and sew it up without…

Getting Through the Work Week:  The Peplum Top Even though I work largely out of my home, there are times when I need clothes for…