Tuesday, September 10, 2019

September plans...

I am focused on workout wear and outerwear.
I have three jackets that I am preparing:
Simplicity 8700 - view A, I’ll add Christian patches
McCall’s 7847 - view  B, I have a navy blue faux fur
Simplicity 8451 - view B, I will use a winter white corduroy

I have three workout patterns that I am preparing:
Simplicity 8702  - view B leopard print activewear
Simplicity 8392 - view B. Leopard print activewear
Simplicity 8312 - view B with view C/D waistband

I’ve cut out all of the above patterns except M 7847 and cut out the fabric for Simplicity 8312.
Of course I am waiting on a replacement for my serger fingers.. I pray that is all that is wrong!

Still waiting on my replacement part. So...I cut out the fabric for S8392 and S8702.
I think I’ll take a ride to Gaffney’s on Saturday to look for buttons for the “army” jacket and lining fabric for the faux fur coat.

All I did today was cut out the pattern for M7847

My part still hasn’t shipped. I called and left a message. I missed the return call, but they left a message telling me that my part was currently in their shipping and would ship today..
I cut out my fabric for S8700. First I had to find the fabric in my stash.. I am stash busting and am on a fabric fast. I watched an YouTube video by Brittany Jones’ Sew With Me channel while I cut it out.. I like to see if there are any problems I should be on the lookout for..

Monday, September 2, 2019

Let’s see if I will do better this time around...

Restarting this blog to keep me on track with my new sewing goals.. I HAVE been sewing and I will share some of my makes in the upcoming weeks. I”ll post once a week, but I’ll write daily to keep me on task..
Here are some photos of a prom dress I made for a cousin. May 2019

Friday, August 28, 2015

Fall sewing....

Hello all! Here is the first finished item of my fall sewing... I still have to update you on the items from my previous post...bad blogger!

printed lace fabric from Fabric Mart
black fringe from Jo Ann's
pattern New Look S0805 / 6378
This was a really quick and easy sew. I am sure you will see a few more of these.

Love and Blessings

Friday, May 29, 2015

Works in progress....

This is the second time I cut out a chevron going down when I wanted it to go up!
The green is washed out in the picture, it is more lime than mint.
Love and Blessings,

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Here's what have been up to....

I just finished McCall's 6996. I lengthened it to calf length.
I made it for my oldest daughter. She wanted it floor length, but there was not enough of the fabric.

I should have added some interfacing to the hem.. well you live and you learn!
I am pretty happy with the results.

I am working on Simplicity 1159 with the full skirt(midi length) with the bra friendly back. This will be my Mother's Day dress

Love and Blessings,

Monday, March 2, 2015


I am working on organizing my patterns hoard collection using Evernote. I got the app almost a year ago but never used it until my son bought me an IPad . I am using the free subscription so it may take awhile to finish. I have 224 entered but not all with pictures.

I also purchased some bins to hold them in sorted by pattern company in numerical order.

I still need a few more bins......I wish I had done this a long time ago.

Love and Blessings,


Friday, February 20, 2015

I have been around...

I as mentioned before I am not a blogger. I try but the words do not come easy for me.

Lately I have been sewing more.

I also tried my hand at teaching two young family members to sew, but that was very short lived...
When some people do not have to pay for something that do not take it seriously. smh.  I will try again, this time with paying customer.

Below are four items I have made so far in 2015:

First is a self drafted faux leather skirt with Simplicity 1317 View A with faux leather  piping
Middle picture is Vogue 8930 Blanket coat
Last picture is Simplicity 1283

I am going to try to at least post once a month.

Love and Blessing,