goodwill haul || refashioning plans

On a whim I decided to check out one of the many Goodwill locations in Houston to check out fabric and came out with probably 12-15 yards of fabric plus a dress I hope to upcycle, all for under $15. So. Much. Fabric. Another bonus is that this purchase was certainly more sustainable that buying up a ton of yardage at my local  fabric store.

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what’s the story, morning glory? || pattern review

I got an overlocker! oooh boy was I excited to use it, but truth be told, I knew nothing about what supplies to buy, how to thread it, how to turn it on, etc. I think I’ll be learning about how to use it for the rest of 2019! My cousin got me the Brother 1034D overlocker, seen in this pic here:

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she’s beautiful

For my first overlocker experiment, I chose a quick make that I’ve been eyeing on Instagram for a few months – the Morning Glory Top from Sarah Kirsten (link here!) As this was my first time using this pattern, I didn’t want to cut into any fancy fabric in my stash quite yet. I used about 1.5 yards some quilting cotton I got from the clearance sale at Joann Fabrics at ~$3/yard.

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peppermint jumpsuit hack | it’s GAMEDAY!

Happy Gameday everyone, and Go Irish!!

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the romper in action on campus!

I spent the best 4 years ever at the University of Notre Dame and wouldn’t change a thing, and today we play Clemson in the Cotton Bowl! Sadly, I couldn’t make it up to Dallas for the game but here’s the cutest romper for all your gameday needs 🙂

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Monroe Turtleneck | a free pattern round-up

If you’re new to sewing, you’re probably looking for ways to further your skills and learn new techniques.  I’ve only been sewing garments for a little over a year, and have done my fair share of digging around Instagram and the internet for some beginner-friendly free patterns. Here’s a round-up of some patterns that I’ve tried (or can’t wait to try)!

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