Christmas Sewing, Handmade, Sewing, Thrifty Finds, Wrap skirt

Simplicity 8746 – Wrap Skirt.

Every year, since I learned how to sew, I have made something to wear to my husband work Holiday Party. This year I chose Simplicity 8746 a simple wrap skirt. I picked a plaid fabric from Joann’s and use faux leather from my stash for the side ties. This is a really simple project with …

Costumes, Geeky sewing., Handmade, Sewing

Harry Potter Robe – Simplicity 8723 Review.

I recently made a Harry Potter robe using Simplicity 8723. I wore this to a couple of halloween events but I’m sure I’ll be wearing this anytime of the year. This pattern is great includes robes, sweater and tie in child and teen sizes XS-L and adult sizes XS-XL. The pattern runs large, I made a small …

Handmade, Pants, Sewing

Let the Fall Sewing Begin! Simplicity 8093

The September Equinox is expected to arrive tomorrow and I’m so ready! I have one more summer project review, but I couldn’t wait to share these cute wide leg cropped pants I made using Simplicity 8093. Fall is my favorite season and I love to sew pants. I have so many patterns on my “To …

Recycled, Thrifty Finds

Thrifted – Skirt Edition.

Today let’s talk about my second hobby: Thrift shopping! I love looking for vintage items like clothes, furniture, sewing patterns, jewelry, etc. Back when I was a teenager I got into my hometown’s most popular High School at the time, through something like selective enrollment. I felt out of place with all the other girls wearing …