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…

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…

Coffee and Thread Madrid Dress | sunshine meets boho chic

Hello hello hello! Wow it has been a ~hot minute~ since I've written a blog post but I have been sewing away! I've done a ton of traveling so I made a ton of outfits for different trips, and I've also had a few awesome opportunities to do some pattern testing for some indie pattern…