Category: Made by Me

A Cactus Dress? Why Not

I don’t usually follow the theme of, Everyone else is doing it so why don’t I, unless it has to do with a cactus dress, it seems.  I grew up around sage brush and cactus, but never really liked them until I moved away.  I miss the desert sometimes, and […]

Love Letters for Sale

I’d say good morning, but it’s well past that now.  A good afternoon to you instead.  How is Monday going for you all?  It’s been a typical Monday for me.  I wasn’t ready for it and I woke up cranky.  Mondays aren’t usually that bad, but I’ve had […]

My Cotton and Steel Closet

I can’t get over this material!  Not only is it so pretty, but also it drapes well and is so easy to work with.  Rayon has never been that nice to me in the past. If you remember, I told you all I was going to have another […]

Slightly Less Than Perfect

I’ve wanted to make a deer dress for a while now.  I was inspired by some sewist online who had made one of her own.  Thinking of it now, I am not sure who was my original source of inspiration, as deer dresses pop up here and there […]

The Winter Tulip Dress

Before the Moths or Butterflies dress, there was this one.  My second to the last personal make of 2017, and I am calling it the Winter Tulip dress.  I think it’s my most favorite make of last year. It’s another Marilyn and the fabric is this beautiful rayon […]

Moths or Butterflies?

I know there is a difference, but I can’t tell you what it is.  Moths or butterflies?  What do you think is on my newest, me-made dress?  Personally, I feel more like a moth than a butterfly these days; but as far as my dress goes, my guy […]