Hey Family…We are 1 week til Thanksgiving and the weather is starting to change here in Florida. It was 68 degrees this weekend and I was freezing….lol… Now I know my northers are saying “Gurl Pleeeaasseee”. I know…I know…lol But I’m just not use to this cold……. I opened my front door this morning and IMMEDIATELY closed it back when that wind chill hit my face. Then I said “Thank You God for allowing me to feel that wind chill today!!” Continue reading “Forty ’til 40 // Simplicity 8982”
Hey Family…As my favorite 40 looks continue…. Here is look #24. I made this labor of love dress as a part of the Minerva Team Makers. I invite you to head over to Minerva.com to read all about the details of this dress. I can tell you this….I don’t see another chiffon make in my near future..LOL
Thank you so much for stopping by. I hope you enjoyed this look as much as I did. I can’t wait to see you again.
Much love and many Blessings!
Pattern: McCall’s 7685
Photo Cred: Derrick Taylor
Hello Fall!! Fall is one of my favorite seasons of the year. But because I live in South Florida I don’t always get to experience the true fall season, but that doesn’t mean I can’t dress for the fall season.
Can I tell y’all…….. this denim jacket dress is EVERYTHING!!! I was going for a look I could wear as a dress or a long jacket/coat. I wasn’t sure how it would look once everything was finished, but I said heck…I won’t know unless I try so LETS GO…… Continue reading “Sewn Magazine Feature // Forty ’til 40 //Simplicity 8845 w/ McCall’s 7170”
Hey Family….As you can tell I’m loving this new chapter in my life. I don’t know what is it about turning 40, but it has put my mind in a whole new space. I’m growing into the woman I was put here to be. I’m growing spiritually, mentally, and physically…… And the best part about it is I can feel it!! Continue reading “Forty ’til 40 // Butterick 6557”
Hey Family!!! Today is my 40th birthday..YAYYYY!!! I am so happy my God has allowed me to see my 40th birthday. I am big on celebrating birthdays..especially milestone birthdays. Birthday’s to me represent a new chapter in life, wisdom, growth, and an opportunity to be better today than you were yesterday……….. Continue reading “Forty ’til 40 // 40th Birthday”
Hey Family!!! I love it when a plan comes together!! I have been wanting to make a track suit for the longest time, but I didn’t want no ordinary track suit. I wanted a conversational piece. One that would make you say…”Now where did you get that from?” And I think I did it…… Continue reading “Forty ’til 40 // Simplicity 8702”
Hey Family! Here is look #19. I made this outfit in the beginning of 2018 for my sew sister Linda Faye Lewis (May She rest In Peace) of Faye’s Sewing Adventure annual tops that pop blog. I just knew this top was going to be a win for me, but I was sooooo wrong…lol Continue reading “Forty ’til 40 // Simplicity 1559 w/ McCall’s 7724”
This never gets old to me!! I had the honor of once again being featured in the May/June 2019 Sewn Magazine. This magazine is a sewing DIY publication which features many different sewist in the sewing community. Not only showcasing fashion, but tutorials and much much more……. Here are looks #17 & 18! Continue reading “Forty ’til 40 //Basic Tee’s//Sewn Magazine”
Hey Family!! I love it when inspiration meets reality! I always love the look of color blocked garments, but very rarely do I make them because honestly, I’m not the best at getting the mixed colors together and making them look FIYAHH!! But I’m learning..lol Here is look #16…. Continue reading “Forty ’til 40 // McCall’s 7894 w/ Simplicity 1064”