To go along with my pants and top that I shared the other day, I wanted to complete the look with a cardigan. I found this striped sweater knit from Simply By Ti and decided to try and make it work! It's definitely bolder than what I usually would choose for outerwear (I'm a solids… Continue reading To top it off: Jalie Pleated Vest
I had hoped to participate in The Day and Night Dress Challenge earlier this month where the goal was to make two dresses - one as a day look (coffee) and one as an evening look (cocktails). I decided I wanted to pull this off with just one pattern, and for that I settled on… Continue reading Coffee & Cocktails: One dress – Two ways
I'm in desperate need of more sweaters in my wardrobe, so when I selected this white and mint French Terry from Simply By Ti, it was with the intent to make a hoodie for me. I had a number of patterns to decide between. What I really wanted to make was a hoodie with a… Continue reading Halla Soho Top + Simply By Ti Fabric
Happy um, Fall, y'all? Ok, so this blog post is OH SO LATE! And it should have even happened well before Fall just gone *sigh*. (Right now, we're actually in the middle of an arctic freeze with no snow to make it fun, so Fall would be just lovely right now!) Last December (that… Continue reading Hallå Carefree Dress
A couple of months ago, my husband and I decided to re-join our local gym. I quit going after I had my first kid about 6 years ago, and since this gym has swimming lessons, it worked out better for us to move our kids lessons to the gym and get family membership. The thing… Continue reading Working out the New Year
Welcome to Day 16 of the Mommy & Me Christmas Blog Tour, hosted by Seams Sew Lo! When I think "Mommy & Me," my brain usually thinks "Mommy plus girl child," but it was high time my son got some sewing lovin' so the "me" today is my almost 4 year old boy child! (Read… Continue reading Mommy & Me Christmas Blog Tour & Giveaway!
Welcome to Day 29 of the My Favorite (Sewing) Things Tour hosted by Sewing by Ti! I had a hard time deciding which favorites I would use for this tour! Even though children's wear is my first love, I decided that, since this is the year of sewing for me -- and because this tour… Continue reading These are a few of my Favorite (sewing) Things