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A "Sleeping Beauty" Dress: The Pr0cess & the Problems

Sleeping Beauty is  one of the classic “Princess” characters.  I have had her dress on my “list” for awhile, and several years ago (years!!! gulp)  I had a really fun Prom dress with a multi-color tulle skirt in shades of pinks, purples and blues that would have made a pretty fabulous “Fairy-fight” costume.   2,848 more words


Lady Tremaine's Bodice

Costume College is in 2 days! I finished my bodice a few days ago but today was the first time I tried on all the pieces of my Lady Tremaine outfit: bodice, underskirt, overskirt, chemise, bra, waist cincher, bum pad, stockings, shoes, gloves, hat, veil, earrings, scarf, pin, and bracelet. 125 more words


Etsy Build

I have been on etsy less than a year. Every month I set a goal: try to beat last month’s stats.

There’s a lot I’ve picked up on: the value of a shop name and the “story” for your shop, finding your target audience, shipping strategy, and marketing on social media. 438 more words

It's Another Splendid Day!

This afternoon has been so nice. I sat behind my beautiful Juki 2010Q, listened to a book, and worked on my Splendid Sampler blocks.

It’s amazing how quickly you can get behind with a two blocks a week QAL. 153 more words

Wabi-sabi Dress. No. 1

Do you know Sonya Philip’s 100 Acts of Sewing project & patterns? She’s one of those designers/makers who I follow on Instagram and am always eager to see what she’s up to, how she’s styling her makes (see… 972 more words


Why I started sewing.

She is the reason I started to sew. And pinterest… Oh, pinterest. For the most part, I was just a pinner. Pinning everything that caught my eye and not actually doing any of the crafts that were contained in the tiny pins. 436 more words


Infinite Stripes

Hello friends! It’s been quite a while since I’ve participated in a challenge. Here I am back with some classic black and white stripes!

This is a DIY infinity dress made out of a few rectangles. 110 more words