Tag Archive: Building a small business

Grey Flower Dress

Hello again!  I must say that I really needed this past vacation!  My dad came out to visit us and we hung out, went to NYC and watched Chicago while we were out there.  The babies really do love their grandpaw.  (grad-paw cuz they are puppies! Well I think it is cute.) I also tried…

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Grey Flower Dress

Hello again!  I must say that I really needed this past vacation!  My dad came out to visit us and we hung out, went to NYC and watched Chicago while we were out there.  The babies really do love their grandpaw.  (grad-paw cuz they are puppies! Well I think it is cute.) I also tried…

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Lace Table Cloths

Hello again!  This past week(s) I’ve been on vacation and finally have had some time to finish up a lot of projects I started and never really got around to finishing.  These lace table cloths and runners I am making are for a clients wedding.  They bought all the lace in various lengths because that…

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Lace Table Cloths

Hello again!  This past week(s) I’ve been on vacation and finally have had some time to finish up a lot of projects I started and never really got around to finishing.  These lace table cloths and runners I am making are for a clients wedding.  They bought all the lace in various lengths because that…

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Suit Pants to Vest

I am back! I hope you all have been a little more successful in your sewing and crafting endeavors than I have been lately.  Above is the vest in regular light after a second run of pressing. The bride really wanted a vest for the groom, but the consultant that they were working with completely ignored…

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Grey Puppy Kennel Covers

My puppy sitter is the best ever! She takes care of our pups and they love her, so do we.  I made her kennel covers a couple months ago, and she needed some more!  If you live in the south Jersey area near Mt. Laurel you can check out her info HERE and HERE. Above…

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Green Pencil Skirt

Being a Manager-in-Training is intense work, and a bunch of long hours.  But I am enjoying working with our store team!  It took several of my days off to finish this skirt due to only being able to sew for a couple minutes at a time.  I was originally going to use a different skirt…

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Plaid Shirt and a Puppy :)

Hello from New Jersey everyone!! My Fiancée and I are finally out of the crazy college transition period and have moved to Mt. Laurel, New Jersey!!!  So much has been happening and I’m soo excited because that means that life is officially starting! Trey (Fiancee) is just the best ever, in our new apartment he let…

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Kayla’s Christmas Present

Hello! This is the last Christmas Present post!  I swear!  This shirt I made for my sister Kayla. I LOVE THIS FABRIC AND SO DOES SHE!  I again got it from Denver Fabrics.  I used two different fabrics, one for the collar and the other for the main shirt. I made this shirt about 3”…

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Mom’s 2/2 Christmas Gift

Hello!  Welcome to 2016!  This was the shirt that I made my mom for Christmas! I got the fabric from one of my newest and now most favorite fabric site, Denver Fabrics.  🙂  Mom loved the fabric!  I used my favorite shirt pattern as well for this (Vogue 8772). If you click you can see my…

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Dad’s Christmas Present

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!  Good news, I did finish all of the Christmas presents on time!  Here are the sweat pants that I made for dad! I made these blue ones first!  My dad is a software/computer-programmer/LucentTechnologies guy.  But he is also a very popular yoga instructor.  He is always wearing sweatpants, so…

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My Red Polka-Dot Pants

Hey everyone!  I’ve been waiting for the chance to make these pants for sooo long!!  I have really loved the trend of patterned dress pants for a while now, I just needed to find a decent pattern. The fabric I got as a hammy-down from a friends grandmother. The pattern I got for only 25…

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Warmest Winter Coat EVER!!!!

Hey everyone!!  The warmest winter coat I have ever owned was my Letterman’s jacket.  Sadly, once I got to college I still wore it around for the beginning part of winter my freshman year.  I didn’t care, but it was annoying being called a “typical freshman.”  Ever since I swore off that jacket each winter…

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Warmest Winter Coat EVER!!!!

Hey everyone!!  The warmest winter coat I have ever owned was my Letterman’s jacket.  Sadly, once I got to college I still wore it around for the beginning part of winter my freshman year.  I didn’t care, but it was annoying being called a “typical freshman.”  Ever since I swore off that jacket each winter…

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Purple Flower Power Dress

Hello everyone!  This dress is an early Christmas present for my sister.   This year I am making all the presents for my family, and I’m kinda excited to take on this task. She asked for this present early for her 10 year high school reunion.  She will certainly look amazing!  I am excited to be…

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Custom Cushion Slip Covers

Hello Everyone!  So this past week I worked on come custom cushion slip covers for a good friend of mine.  I meet her while doing several dress fittings for her and her sister.  Later on I also taught her kids swim lessons, which was adorable.  (The past several summers I have been a life guard…

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Imagine Dragons Gold Skirts

Hey everyone!  So here are the rest of the gold skirts that go with the Kings Skirt.  These costumes are for the Illini West High School Dance team and their amazing coach Ashley Olin!  You can see some of the other stuff I have done for her HERE! Now these skirts are super awesome because…

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WAWAK Affiliate!

Hey Everyone!! I’m super excited to let you all know about my new affiliate WAWAK Sewing Supplies, which has been the #1 sewing source in America for over 100 years!  They also stick to their lowest price guarantee! You can get 10% off your next awesome purchase if you click the banner above, or in…

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Cowl Dress Commission

Hello Everyone!  I hope you all have been having a great summer!  I just got back from a cousins wedding up in Canada!  She looked beautiful, and the reception was so much fun!  So the next couple of dresses are commissions from a good friend of mine.  I made her this Doctor Who Clara Dress.…

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Cowl Dress Commission

Hello Everyone!  I hope you all have been having a great summer!  I just got back from a cousins wedding up in Canada!  She looked beautiful, and the reception was so much fun!  So the next couple of dresses are commissions from a good friend of mine.  I made her this Doctor Who Clara Dress.…

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Blue Belly Dancing Costume Commission!!

Hello everyone! Sorry I haven’t posted in over a week, I have had more people needing alterations than ever before! I haven’t made anything for myself or my boyfriend recently, but here is a commission I made for my friend Kristen! We got this really pretty blue chiffon from fabric.com, the trim and fringe we bought off…

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New Patterns & Update!

Hello everyone! A lot has been happening in this past week. I have gotten new patterns, and my business is booming! First off I want to let you know about the new patterns that I have gotten! The vastness that the McCall’s company is, it just had a HUGE sale on all of their clearance…

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