Orange is the New Maxi

Dorcas did a fabulous job taking a blouse pattern and tuning it into a lovely summer maxi! Thank you Dorcas for sharing this. Vogue 9109 view…

Lace and a 40th Wedding Anniversary

Tanisha contacted me for suggestions on fabrics for a very special occasion-her parents 40th wedding anniversary!  She wanted a formal dress made for her Mother…

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…

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…

What to Wear this Weekend: Color Blocking

I’m enjoying all of the wonderful guest blog posts featuring weekend glam projects! And this one is no exception.  Thank you Linda for sharing this…

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…

My First Couture Dress

Edited: This post has been edited to reflect the information Guest Blogger Carla meant to share.  Thanks Carla for updating the post! I attended Susan…