Gunmetal – A Lolita Patterns Dress & Giveaway

I was super excited a couple weeks ago when Leila (you may know her from The Three Dresses Project) asked me to try out and make a promotional version of Lolita Pattern’s latest release, Gunmetal.  It was the first time I’d ever been asked to make a test/promotional version of a pattern, and it was Read More …

27 Dresses: A Trip Through My Closet

Hopefully a few of you remember the 2008 Katherine Heigl film 27 Dresses.  It’s a movie about a woman who has been in 27 different weddings and thus has 27 different bridesmaid dresses. Well, I only have one bridesmaid dress – from my sister’s wedding. Well, two if I include the one I wore on Read More …

An Everyday Party Dress

I am absolutely in love with my final project for the 2013 Summer of No Pants.  It started with a vintage bed sheet and a copy of the Vintage Vogue V2903 pattern. I absolutely love the print from the sheet.  The yellow tone on tone design with orange and white accents is beautiful.  You don’t Read More …

SONP Sneak Peek

Ok, so I normally try not to show off my sewing projects until they’re completed, but I just had to show you the progress on my final Summer of No Pants sewing project entry.  This project is brought to you by a Vintage Vogue pattern and a bed sheet. After quite a bit of seam Read More …

Melani Inspired Dress

I recently came across a gorgeous Antonio Melani dress at Dillard’s.  It was beautiful, but very expensive.  As much as I loved it, I couldn’t bring myself to spend $170 for this dress. So, I decided to see if I could make my own version of the dress.  The first thing I needed to do Read More …