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…..
I am attending a function on Thursday put on by The Little Black Dress Club of Boise. Guess what? I needed a little black dress and fast. What a great excuse to sew one up. Since I didn’t have a lot of time and I know that come Monday, the week is going to be… Continue reading My Little Black Dress
When my first order from Gorgeous Fabrics arrived last week, I was so excited. I had so many different ideas running through my head. Should I make a top and skirt? Should I make a dress? Should I wash it, fold it neatly and stash it? Then I read this post by Toy, and decided… Continue reading Stash, Not Stash
Did I tell you all that in honor of my birthday this year (it is one of those that ends in a zero) I signed up for a triathlon? Well I did, and it is fast approaching. I am in for the “sprint.” That means for you non-tri readers, swim 500 yds (open water), bike… Continue reading From the Pool to the Car Cover-up
What a glorious Easter Sunday it is here. My thermometer is reading 72 degrees. It is sunny and warm. Glorious. I wore my New Look 6934 to church this morning. We were treated to wonderful music (the drummer at church is hot by the way), a great play and a nice message. Here I am with my… Continue reading Happy Easter!
Easter is a week and a half away and I have decided I need a new dress. This friend is progress, as I usually think that a new Easter dress would be nice the night before Easter. Even more, I have the muslin done. More progress! New Look 6934 gets the honor this year. I… Continue reading Easter Dress
I love this dress. I bought this very cool knit slinky a few years back at my most favorite fabric store that is closing at the end of the month…can we have a moment of silence please? I am still in denial that Caledonia’s is closing. What am I going to do? Not like I… Continue reading McCall 6282