Summerbaby – Self Drafted Wrap Skirt

Dressing for Spring and Summer is always a bit challenging for me. Bright colors, bold prints, and the short, blocky silhouettes that have been trending for warm weather lately just don’t suit my style or my body type. I’ve never owned a pair of shorts I’ve felt comfortable wearing in public, even when I’ve determined … Continue reading Summerbaby – Self Drafted Wrap Skirt

Five Things On A Friday – Summer Of Love Sewing

The excessive heat advisory has finally subsided here in Toledo, but damn...it is still HOT! Lately, all I can think about is how much I am dying to make something loose, breezy, and comfortable for the summer days to come (Basically, if it makes me feel like I'm naked, I want it in my wardrobe!). … Continue reading Five Things On A Friday – Summer Of Love Sewing

Jean Genie – Moji Pants by Seamwork

OK! Round 2 from the sewing fashion front. This time around I decided to be a bit more practical and chose a pattern that was better aligned with my everyday life. Before I quit my full time job to be a SAHM, I worked as a manager at a retail clothing store with one of … Continue reading Jean Genie – Moji Pants by Seamwork

Five Things On A Friday

How many picnics have you been on so far this summer? The Bean and I have probably had about a million and still climbing! With so many outdoor activities popping up lately, I've had trouble finding time to sit at my sewing machine. Lately, I've been itching for a simple project that I can complete … Continue reading Five Things On A Friday

Absolute Beginner – The Georgia Dress by Seamwork

And I mean it when I say ABSOLUTE BEGINNER. Although I’ve been sewing for 10+ years, I have been very inconsistent and have only done primarily flat, straightforward projects with straight lines and minimal effort. But, since I’ve discovered the world of garment sewing and somehow managed to eek out 2 pairs of pajama pants … Continue reading Absolute Beginner – The Georgia Dress by Seamwork

Happy Makes Me A Modern Girl

Making has always been a big part of my life. As the daughter of two self-proclaimed DIY-ers, I was trained from an early age how to view the world creatively and to enjoy the process. If I mess up, at least I learned something, amiright? Over the past year, I’ve gone through a lot of … Continue reading Happy Makes Me A Modern Girl