Working on my samples, updates, and my autumn cocktail dress

SAMPLE GARMENTS FOR MY WEBSITE…I have been working on perfecting some sample garments for my website. As you know, the “cherry sprinkles dress” was a “franken-dress” and it was made of two previous projects that I re-fashioned, and there wasn’t a pattern… I just sort of pieced things together as I went along.I am happy […]

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Silhouette Skirt-aka “The Nightmare Stag Skirt”

So here is the skirt I made for Ciarra. I also made a duplicate for myself. The skirt is a ladylike midi-box pleat design. When we saw the fabric the first time, we just sort of got “sucked” into the print. We thought it was unique and interesting. The stag is what popped out to […]

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Featured Project on Burdastyle, done with skirt, and mood boards for my first official collection, and home improvement…

Hello all,Yesterday (it’s still up today as well) the Lemonade and Bento box dresses were featured projects on the BurdaStyle website. If you like to sew, and you have not been to the BurdaStyle website, I suggest you check it out. I adore it. We have a great community, with the most amazing people. It’s […]

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Lemonade and Bento Box dresses

Here are two sundresses I recently made for my daughter and I. They are both the same style of dress, but two different prints… Ciarra’s Bento Box sundress…. Ciarra picked this print out. She loves it. She makes Sushi all the time in our house, so we thought it was appropriate! LOL Ciarra’s shoes: Wild […]

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Done with dresses, on to skirts and pants, and changes to this blog.

Hello everyone, I hope you are all well, and having a great week. As you may have noticed I have been M.I.A when it comes to blogging, and the truth is, I just haven’t had a lot of extra time on my hands to sit at the computer and come up with new and exciting […]

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What I’m working on, and workspace updates…

I am almost finished putting my workspace together (I need to hang pictures and the window treatment) So I thought I would start to lay out a few things, and get ready to sew some pants and dresses. The trouser pattern I created while in school While going through all of my fabrics, I ended […]

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Progress and updates

Hello everyone!I hope everyone is having a great summer thus far. We had a busy holiday weekend, and when we are not out and about running errands, we are painting, scraping, trimming, cutting, and constructing! Setting up house has been no easy task, and is taking a while to complete. My husband of course has […]

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Sunshine State Shift Dress

Hello All!!We are back from our celebration trip to the Florida Keys. We were so lucky to find an amazing park in a very nice community on Marathon Key to shoot our photos of Ciarra in the “Sunshine State Shift Dress” that I made for her.It was an amazing beautiful day under the coconut trees. […]

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What’s going on with me these days and my new favorite website…

WHAT’S BEEN GOING ON?Hello everyone,Remember me?? I have been deep in the commencement that is life lately, and thus I have not been able to tend to my normal activities blog wise…but more on that soon enough…I promise you that there is a good explanation. The project proposal for one of my classes (which I […]

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