Tag Archive: Sequins

On my Sewing Table – 1920s Evening Dress

Oh my word, how fast is this year spinning by?  I still have a pile of fabrics to use up and patterns to find, not to mention still ploughing through daughter no2’s summer wishlist.  I have done pretty well using up stashed fabric this year, I haven’t calculated any totals yet, not measured anything, but … Continue reading “On my Sewing Table – 1920s Evening Dress”

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On my Sewing Table – 1920s Evening Dress

Oh my word, how fast is this year spinning by?  I still have a pile of fabrics to use up and patterns to find, not to mention still ploughing through daughter no2’s summer wishlist.  I have done pretty well using up stashed fabric this year, I haven’t calculated any totals yet, not measured anything, but … Continue reading “On my Sewing Table – 1920s Evening Dress”

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What I made to wear to the French Laundry

Spoiler alert: I didn’t wear this outfit (insert sad face).

When I found out we had gotten highly-sought after reservations to the French Laundry, I immediately knew I wanted to wear something me-made.  After all, I was so proud of having worn a complete handmade outfit to Quince for my birthday.  But other than men having to wear a jacket, there isn’t a lot of guidelines for what to wear to

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Starting the Holiday Sewing with Mood Pale Gold Sequins

I’m posting a second project for Mood Fabrics (MSN) for October.  Why… because I was not all together pleased with how this top turned out (first choice for October post.).  I wanted to achieve the same dramatic affect as the tops drawn o…

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From petal skirt to Best Dress Ever

When I made my petal skirt (no.5) from Drape Drape 2, I was struggling to find appropriate tops to wear with what was otherwise a pretty rad skirt.  So, at the suggestion of the lovely Kristin from Skirt as Top, I transformed it into a dress!  Seriously, this was the best advice because I am in LOVE.

Literally, I was so excited to do this thing that the next day I returned to the store and

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White Party in Jamaica – McCall 7048

One of the few things that I made for my summer vacation was this outfit for Anita’s birthday celebration.  Everyone was asked to wear white for the party.  It was left up to each individual to decide to wear something casual or dressy. …

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Free Project – Stunning in Sequins

Free Project – Stunning in Sequins

Use your imagination to enrich already printed fabrics.  you will fall in love with how you can magically transform items into one-of -a-kind ideas. Click the link below, scroll down the page, and click on “Stunning In Sequins” Download Now

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Sequins, Sequins!

  I used to think sequin was gaudy, and certainly not something to wear during day for casual wear.  Sure I have made a little black sequin/velvet skirt a few years ago for my sister.  Back then, that was the extent of my vision for usi…

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Sparkle Sparkle FLASHBACK

Hey Guys,We sort of need to have a little flashback to June.I kind of didn’t get the chance to go through all of the construction details of the sequinned dress! This post is majorly picture heavy (just a warning!) and unfortunately most of the co…

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