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
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
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
Hello, hello, tap, tap, tap…..is this thing on? Summer is a busy time around here. Lots of things to do, and not enough summer. But, when I saw the StyleArc Ann T-Top on Gorgeous Fabrics’ Facebook page, I couldn’t pass it up. StyleArc has set up a FREE download of this pattern. You can find the link HERE. Enter your name… Continue reading StyleArc’s Ann T-Top
How can it be May 11th already? Wow, just wow. This time of year finds me not in my sewing room as much as I would like, but I was able to get a small project done today. Go me! I started this really cute apron pattern at an ASG neighborhood group in February. I… Continue reading Church Ladies Apron and a new to me Bernina!