Crushed Velvet Dress – An Easy Project For Your Fall Wardrobe

crushed velvet dress

A crushed velvet dress is all the rage this fall.  This style usually means dressing in layers.  Stockings, light coats, long vests, short dresses worn as tops –the possibilities are endless.  The short dress for autumn is an essential piece of clothing that can take us from morning to night time.  It … Continue reading

Gathered Summer Skirt – free skirt pattern

gathered skirt

Well, it took me a while, but it’s here at last.  Do you remember I wrote a while back about a skirt I wore during the Cayman Islands’ first ever sewing meet-up?  Robin suggested I should sew a skirt like the one I was wearing, and immediately I knew it … Continue reading

Mens Pajama Shorts with Pockets – Father’s Day Idea

Mens Pajama Shorts

For most men I know, nothing beats a sunny warm morning, a cup of coffee, and some good reading material by the porch, balcony, or in the back yard –but hanging out there cool enough without scaring the neighbors sometimes can be a little challenging.  I’ve got two men living … Continue reading

Raglan Sleeve T-shirt Dress Pattern: An Easy Project for All Seasons

The raglan sleeve t-shirt dress pattern is a project suited for nearly every occasion. It is also one of the easiest dresses you can make, only needing a couple of hours at most. This is a request from a young 23-year-old creator who is just starting to sew, HappySunnyCalifornia, who … Continue reading