Sunny with a Chance of Summer!

Hello there July!!!!!! Summer=Good weather for a Maxi Dress!!! ย ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ I had the draft for this dress sketched out in my notebook since last year I think, or maybe 2014.ย This was suppose to be *The MAXI*, my gorgeous, flowy, armed with pockets kind of functional summer statement piece. I never got around to … Continue reading Sunny with a Chance of Summer!

The Build-A Closet that works!

It's the last Monday of May and guess what? The final piece on the Style Monday articles is here! We have covered quite a bit these past Mondays. I am proud of myself for the consistency in posting. This in itself was a little challenge that inspired me with my blogging. A blogging milestone you … Continue reading The Build-A Closet that works!

Repeat: Try again?

It wasn't long after I started tapping into my creative skills that I realized that those decisions I made in my sewing can also affect how I do life in general. Extremely happy when I accomplished something new or finished a piece as well as disappointment and self doubt when I am challenged by a … Continue reading Repeat: Try again?

Sewing: It is about risks right?

Whether you are a beginner or an expert the risks involved in sewing any garment is evident. We cannot run from it. When you decide to look at a piece of fabric in it's plain state and envision a finished garment that is a risk in itself. Won't you agree? I say risks because there … Continue reading Sewing: It is about risks right?

Ready to Wear Vs Custom Made: The Observation!

I love ready to wear clothes. 99.9% of my wardrobe is ready to wear. The 1% is the growing number of Me-Made pieces that is slowing coming into my wardrobe. I am excited about that too. I have always brought a critical eye to everything I do. Sewing is no exception. Even more so I … Continue reading Ready to Wear Vs Custom Made: The Observation!