I have been doing quite a bit of sewing for other people recently, since sewing for myself is a bit of a challenge right now. Right after Christmas my sewing room turned into a Popover Poncho making factory. When April Rhodes released this pattern a few months ago I thought it was really cute but… Continue reading Popover Ponchos
I love reading sewing blogs to come up with inspiration for future projects. Sometimes I find things I love so much that I want to directly copy them. That was the case with this Staple dress. I saw Sew Charleston’s dress and promptly ordered the fabric to make my own.
I am really struggling to get any sewing projects finished. Various things seem to be working against me– the reservoir on my iron is leaking water and soaking my ironing board cover whenever I use it. My ironing board cover is so old and stained. When it gets wet it’s been transferring the stains to… Continue reading Floral Riding Peplum
I finally made my first Lady Skater dress. I know, I know, this dress is everywhere, but let me tell you that it’s for good reason! This is a really quick sew and the results are pretty incredible. It’s a super flattering style!
Today I am showing off my Party Dress from the Riding Peplum & Party Dress pattern by April Rhodes. I really love this dress– it’s so comfortable and fun. The pattern is great; it’s a pull on style with waist darts for some shaping and a full, twirly skirt. The skirt has a subtle high-low… Continue reading April Rhodes Party Dress