Category: Made by Me

B6453 Sew Along: Part 1

Hi, everybody!  How was your weekend?  Mine was nice and productive.  I spent a good several hours of my weekend sewing.  I told you all in my last post that I got my pattern pieces cut out and got my hands on some material for my first draft […]

The Cookie Jar Dress

I started this one back in June or July.  All it really needed was to be attached at the waist and hemmed; but there it was, hanging on my sewing valet as an unfinished project. For some reason I did not like it.  Number one reason: I was […]

Weather Appropriate Sewing

It’s not every day that I make something weather appropriate.  I tend to only make sleeveless sundresses, you know.  Well, I was feeling a little out of sorts a couple of weeks back and decided to go for making a dress that was a little out of my […]

A Dress Named Matilda

Tell me there is nothing wrong with naming my dresses.  This one looked like a Matilda to me.  (I just so happen to really like the name Matilda.  My boy thinks I am crazy.) Craziness aside, I am on a dressmaking binge.  I have made a new dress […]

I Washed My Car for This

The main reason I haven’t gotten a proper blog post up for my Mini Cooper dress is because I have had a very dirty car.  How could I possibly take pictures of this dress without its inspiration in the background?  I couldn’t.  Finally this weekend I washed my […]