January in Review

Wowowow, this month has flew by! It’s been a big month of growth for me – I hit 100 followers on Instagram at the beginning of January but by the end I had just over 400! It blows my mind that every time I post something, there are around 400 people that get to see what I put into the world ๐ŸŒŽ. Thank you so much for your support!

What I made this month:

London Skirt – Selkie Patterns

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Fabric:ย red gingham cotton from Joann Fabrics

Time: 2 hours

Thoughts: My first midi skirt, love the fun notch on the waistband!

Would I make again? YES! So many fabrics would go well with this skirt ๐Ÿ˜

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Sew in Love ๐Ÿ˜ || DIY Valentineโ€™s Day Lookbook Round Up

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I found myself looking at dreamy fabrics to make the perfect glorious, overwhelmingly pink outfit inspired by this romantic holiday. I’m thinking three types of looks — Galentine’s Day SO many options come to mind: The Ogden Cami from True Bias can easily double as a fancy tank but also a simple PJ top Matching DIY pink or … Continue reading Sew in Love ๐Ÿ˜ || DIY Valentineโ€™s Day Lookbook Round Up

*pep*lum in your step || peppermint peplum top review

It’s Tank Top Tuesday! In Houston, Winter lasts for about 1 week, so we’ve already progressed into Spring. Following my recent Marie Kondo-esque purge of my closet, I discovered I didn’t have a lot of tank tops that could be both casual and professional (specifically: perfect for jeans and shorts but also when paired with slacks). On a recent Etsy binge, I ordered a lot … Continue reading *pep*lum in your step || peppermint peplum top review

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 (linkย 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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