It has almost been a month since my year long ready to wear fast was completed, and I am here to report that the first thing I bought was pajamas. Flannel pajamas from Victoria Secret. They were on sale for like 20 bucks, and VS flannel pajamas are the best. The flannel is so soft… Continue reading Kwik Sew 3567
Last year, I started seeing several of the popular sewing bloggers post about the Lola Dress by Victory Patterns. It is described as a comfortable slip on dress with raglan sleeves, ribbed hem bands, a front neckline “V” detail and oversized wrap around pockets. The curved seams give a relaxed feminine fit. The recommended fabrics are French terry knit,… Continue reading The Lola Dress, AKA what I will wear all Christmas break…..
Since my daily wardrobe consists of jeans and knit tops, I started looking around the internet for some sweatshirt ideas. I browsed the Neimen Marcus website, Dillard’s website and Nordstrom’s website, where I found this…… A Marni neoprene peplum sweatshirt….wait what? Who thought this was a good idea? Moving on, I found real inspiration from my… Continue reading Trendy Sweatshirts
Today was our annual ASG Chapter Holiday party. It is always so much fun. A room full of like minded women when it comes to sewing. We all LOVE to sew. We always try to have a challenge for the year. This year’s challenge was to repurpose something old into something new. The ladies in our… Continue reading “Life is Good” Perfect Pouch
We had a very long beautiful fall, and many of us got lulled into the nice weather. Then one morning 2 weeks before Thanksgiving, it started snowing. Nine inches later it stopped and I started thinking about sweaters. Enter McCall’s 6796. First I made up view B in a piece of sweater knit I bought… Continue reading McCall’s 6796
The Simone Cardi was one of the free patterns from Style Arc this summer. As soon as I saw it, I was intrigued by pockets. Style Arc patterns sends a fabric swatch with many of their patterns for the recommended fabrics. The swatch that came with this pattern was a slinky like knit. This cardigan… Continue reading What I’m going to wear for Thanksgiving part II
I love Thanksgiving. I love all the planning, cooking, eating, and pie. Lots of pie. Like one pie per person. Oh how I love pie….annnyyyywaaaaay, back to Thanksgiving. We are hosting the dinner this year, so preparation is under way. I’ve been planning, shopping, cooking, cleaning and sewing. I decided to make another McCalls 6963 out… Continue reading What am I going to wear for Thanksgiving?
The fall has been so busy. My days seemed to be filled with all things not sewing. Mostly I have been canning, cleaning up the garden, canning, working, canning, and working some more. I also became a great aunt again on October 11th. His name is Christian David and we are all in love. I… Continue reading McCall’s 6963
A few weeks ago, my mom and dad and I took a day trip to Crouch, Idaho. Our main goal was to visit a quilt shop there that our ASG friends kept talking about. Stitch n’ Snip did not disappoint. A very fun store in a beautiful setting. It was a perfect day. This store has… Continue reading Ten Minute Table Runner…well more like twenty.
I made this bag in June at our ASG chapter educational day, and I have been using it all summer. The other day, a neighbor asked me if it was a Thirty-One Bag. I took that as a compliment. In fact, I get lots of compliments on this bag. It’s a keeper. The pattern is a… Continue reading The Margo Handbag