Tag: sewing

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 […]

My 2018 Make Nine

#2018MakeNine, it’s a thing on social media, specifically Instagram.  I saw lots of posts about it last year, but just didn’t get on the bandwagon then.  This year, I think I will. It’s hosted by Rochelle, who blogs over on LuckyLucille.com, and you can find her on Instagram […]

Starting the New Year off Right

Starting it off right at IKEA, which is where we were last year this very same day.  I’m always inspired when I go to this place.  And I always see way too many things that I want to bring home with me.  This day was no exception. We […]

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 […]

What I’ve Bought Lately

I’m sometimes a sucker for sales.  Some deals I just don’t want to pass up, and I am particularly keen to clearance racks.  However, I have been a bit frugal with my spending lately, and besides fabric – I can never buy enough fabric! – I haven’t bought […]