Striped pink top with white lace

While looking through a box of fabric, I found a pink striped stretch suiting material that was left over from years ago. Using a tried and tested square top pattern, I added a high-low hem  for a slightly different look. I like the stiffness of the material for a change. There wasn’t enough fabric to…

Maternity clothes attempt

My friend’s 4 months along and she has been so inundated with things and life that there been no time to shop for summer appropriate maternity clothing. So I thought this would be a great time to try making maternity clothing. I used my usual no-pattern patterns to make 2 outfits. 1. extra large front…

U-neck cropped top to V-neck dress

This is my latest project! More details to follow. 🙂 Sometime in early January, I was browsing JCP.com for work pants and chanced upon a cropped top in the sale section. At $3.99 per piece (U.P. $16.00), I saw lots of possibilities for refashioning. Especially since the cropped top look isn’t what I usually go…

Purple Velour Dress

I’ve not been doing much sewing for me and it’s been hard. Really hard. It’s like the sewing machine calls to me when i walk by. “Use me! Pick up some thread! Let’s sew!” Anyway, it totally broke down my resistance. So i present to you… my new purple velour dress. 🙂 This was material…

Palazzo pants with foldover waistband

My hands are a little tired from crocheting so i took a break and had some fun time with my sewing machine. I love flowy pants of the palazzo type. So following instructions from A Pair and a Spare, i made one for myself. 🙂 I based the design on a pair that i bought…