Striped Denim Skirt: Simplicity 2258

Sadly everything I make can’t be amazing and I definitely feel that this skirt is lackluster. I called myself whipping up a quick skirt for FabricMart‘s Skirt Challenge. Since I didn’t have much time I decided to go for a straight forward sew. I’ve made Simplicity 2258 before at the beginning of my sewing journey. Then…

ModKid Leilani Romper

I had the opportunity to test the Leilani pattern from ModKid thanks to Sewing Portfolios! Isn’t it the cutest? Leilani comes in girls (2T to 8/9) and tween sizes (10-18). As a bonus the tween 14, 16 and 18 equals a women’s XS, S, M. Matching mommy and me or sisters outfits, anyone? Both sizes…

Abstract Leaf Cold Shoulder Dress: Vogue 9238

The cold shoulder definitely is the “on trend” look of the season, maybe year, and the pattern companies have definitely taken notice. All of the Big 4 companies have produced several patterns featuring the trend. I feel like the only one, but I’ve never been a real fan of the look. It’s not that I…

Camouflage Hi Lo Tank Top: Simplicity 1167

This fabric should look familiar as I’ve already sewn a t-shirt out of it, here. I purchased two yards of this camouflage rayon jersey from LA Finch Fabrics so I had about half of it left after making the tee, which was enough for another simple top. This time I went for a simple tank using Simplicity…

This season’s hottest top! McCalls 7542

By now I’m sure you have seen this pattern on either a blog, Facebook or Instagram. McCalls 7542 seems to be an instant hit! All of us makers love it, a simple fitted top in two lengths that offers 5 distinct sleeve options. McCall Pattern Company boosted the pattern’s popularity even more by creating a…

Army Green Jumpsuit: Anitra Blog Tour Style Sew Me

I was glad to accept Eryn’s invite to participate in this blog tour. Eryn is the fashion, sewing and lifestyle blogger behind SewStyleMe. If you don’t follow her already, you should! This Anitra Jumpsuit is her latest pattern release. This jumpsuit features a dramatic drop crotch gathered pant, wide neckline, elastic waist and side pockets….

Weekend Pattern Haul

Joann had a great pattern sale this weekend with McCalls, Vogue and Simplicity pattern on sale! I certainly hope you took advantage of it because I sure did! I will add that I am proud of myself for not going overboard! Here’s what I bought. First of all I was surprised and pleased that my…