Category: Made by Me

A Sunday Adventure in a New Dress

What more could I say about the Simplicity 2444?  It is one of my favorite patterns, and I think I have made this one more than enough times that you all would get tired of hearing about it once again.  So instead, this post is about the day […]

The Floral Bicycle Dress

A few things about this dress right off the start.  April’s theme over on The Monthly Stitch is florals, and this was not my original intention for that theme.  But since this dress took me a whole week longer to make than anticipated, and since it has flowers […]

Sew Hot Right Now

Hi, everyone!  I have a new dress to tell you all about today.  In case you hadn’t figured it out yet, I just love it when I have new dresses to write about.  This month’s Monthly Stitch sewing theme is Sew Hot Right Now, and it was up to […]

Time for Wine… On a Skirt

There was no way I was turning down this material!  It was $2 something a yard on super clearance, and it felt wonderful.  I got enough to make a dress, and maybe should have, but I was thinking the wine bottle print would be a bit much.  The […]

A UFO Complete

Finally, a completed sewing project!  And finally my first post for the Monthly Stitch.  Some of you sewists may have seen this post already over there, but today I am posting here for my regular readers.  So without any hesitation, I have for you my most recent me-made. […]

A Dress With No Name

I was not looking forward to this Monday.  Usually, I don’t mind Mondays at all, but this one is a little different.  It’s almost like the Monday after vacation when you still wish you were on vacation instead of going back to your regular everyday life.  Yeah, that […]