While home for a visit, my mother and I went on a great little day trip. We had lunch at a lovely cafe and then we made our way back lazily stopping in cute shops and antiques stores all while enjoying the lovely summer weather. My mother found a great store that sells hand dyed … More A Vintage Tea Set for Adult Tea Parties
Back again! I mentioned in my previous post that I was working on Colette Patterns’ Ginger skirt, I recently finished the skirt (and by that I mean I finished it in May, whoops!) and I absolutely love it! It was my first time using a Liberty lawn, in an absolutely gorgeous floral. It was a dream … More Colette 1016: Ginger Skirt
I’m so excited about this project, and this gorgeous Liberty fabric! This is the kind of floral that can brighten a day, not to mention a Colette pattern that’s cute to boot! I just need to add a couple of finishing touches and hopefully I’ll be able to have this project up on the site … More Upcoming Project: Colette 1016 (The Ginger)
Back in March of 2014 I hinted I was making a version of the Simplicity 2209 in a cotton white and blue geometric print. I finished it back in May and loved the pattern so much that I made a second one! I really enjoyed putting these dresses together. They were pretty straight forward and I … More Simplicity 2209: Lisette Passport Dress. Two cute summer dresses, in March.
It has been forever since I have posted on this blog! There have been a ton of changes that have happened over the last couple of months and unfortunately a lot less sewing (and posting) than I would like. First off, I decided to make a pretty big life change, and go back to grad … More Wow! It’s been a while!
I was out with my mother and grandmother yesterday for Mother’s Day and we had a wonderfully full day, even though the weather didn’t cooperate. We went out for lunch at Dock Y’ur Dory, a really cute restaurant with great food and a super cute gift shop! While we were waiting for our table we looked … More Pretty Summer Accersories: Vintage Finds
Happy Easter! Hopefully by now you’re all drifting off into a lovely chocolate bunny coma, I know I’m definitely reaching chocolate overload! Chocolate, although it is an important part of Easter, isn’t my favorite part. My favorite part of Easter has always been dyeing eggs. I’ve loved decorating eggs ever since I was little (one … More Adventures in Crafting: Easter Edition