reaching milestones + revisiting the Indigo smock dress

Hello everyone! I'm writing today because I wanted to commemorate a milestone that I'm rather proud of - reaching 5,000 followers on Instagram! I definitely did not previously imagine this happening when I first started this blog and instagram account, but it's definitely a huge motivator and affirmation that I am, in fact, reaching people…

a double gauze dream | a smock dress hack!

Greetings friends! I've been hoarding some luxe fabric from my travels and this quarantine has finally motivated me to cut into it -- enter, this lovely double gauze from Mood Fabrics purchased at their location in Los Angeles. My rule of thumb for fabric that you're more hesitant to use it to only use patterns…

zadie jumpsuits galore!

If you've been following along this blog for the past year, then you know that I'm obsessed with this sewing pattern! I've made it sooo many times that now I feel like I can give you a truly comprehensive review of this pattern. The things that I love about this pattern include: It's forgiving! You…

Who says we can’t dress up? – Stylemaker Fabrics Spring Tour

Greetings, friends! Today's blog silence is finally broken -- courtesy of the fabulous people behind Style Maker Fabrics. They graciously allowed me to choose any of their amazing *new* spring fabrics to play with, and I chose two flowy substrates. The first one is this beautiful watercolor spring floral rayon poplin! This fabric is perfect…