A Couple of Kalle Shirts for Shirt Month

When Allie Olson of Indie Sew first announced this year’s Shirt Month back towards the end of January, I was excited to finally be pushed to make the Kalle Shirt. I had bought the pattern during Indie Sew’s Black Friday Sale two years ago but it just sat in a basket because I was tooContinue reading “A Couple of Kalle Shirts for Shirt Month”

Being Aware of Fake Accounts on Social Media- Sewcialists Edition

I love Instagram. I love that I can find out about indie sewing pattern designers and small fabric shops through Instagram. I love that I can check out what other people have made with certain patterns before I try them out for myself. I love that I can make things and share them with otherContinue reading “Being Aware of Fake Accounts on Social Media- Sewcialists Edition”

Christmas Gifts 2018

Christmas is always my busiest time of year. While I enjoy the holidays, my work schedule always makes it hard to fit in celebrating. So I like to spend little bits and pieces throughout the year making gifts for my family as my own way of enjoying Christmas all throughout the year. Here is aContinue reading “Christmas Gifts 2018”

Incorporating Baby Gifts Into The Decor for the Shower

Back in November, my sister and I helped our brother and sister-in-law’s friends plan their baby shower. My brother and sister-in-law didn’t want to find out the sex of the baby until he was born, so we spent the months leading up to his birth referring to him as “Mini Moy.” This is the tableContinue reading “Incorporating Baby Gifts Into The Decor for the Shower”

Mini Moy Baby Gift Roundup

When I found out my brother and sister-in-law were expecting a baby, I couldn’t wait to get started on making gifts for them. Their Pinterest board was full of woodland creature themed decor so I went onto Fabric.com and searched for “woodland creature fabric” and loaded up my cart with everything that I thought mightContinue reading “Mini Moy Baby Gift Roundup”

Striped Chambray Tamarack Jacket

I had had my eye on the Tamarack Jacket by Grainline Studio for a while because I still wore my old North Face fleece jacket from college when the weather turned cool in the Fall and I wanted something more adult looking. Thankfully Jen Beeman, the owner of Grainline Studio, announced a new sew-along forContinue reading “Striped Chambray Tamarack Jacket”

Restyle Exchange 2018

This is one of the last projects I worked on in our old apartment. I was afraid to take part in the Restyle Exchange 2018 at first but once I received these garments from Rosy Retrospection, I became so excited. Before she sent me her items, Rosy messaged me three different sets of options throughContinue reading “Restyle Exchange 2018”

So Many Scout Tees, So Little Motivation to Take Pictures For Me Made May

Every May, I get so excited for Me Made May because I love the sewing inspiration it provides. This year I pledged to wear at least three me made garments a week without any repeats. The wearing of the garments is the easy part, the taking pictures of myself wearing them is not! The monthContinue reading “So Many Scout Tees, So Little Motivation to Take Pictures For Me Made May”

A Tour Around the Walls of Our Studio Apartment (Because the Rest of It Is Too Messy to Show)

For the past two years (four for Kevin), we have lived in a tiny studio apartment in Queens. While we’ve made many happy memories here, the time has come for us to move on to a much nicer, roomier apartment in New Jersey. Since I spent the past two years trying to make this placeContinue reading “A Tour Around the Walls of Our Studio Apartment (Because the Rest of It Is Too Messy to Show)”

Caitlin’s Bridal Accessories

I can’t believe my friend Caitlin got married almost two years ago already. I was so honored when she asked me to be a bridesmaid and was even more excited when she let me make her veil and sash. The above collage features all the inspiration photos she sent me. I loved the short, layeredContinue reading “Caitlin’s Bridal Accessories”