sewing

Week 3: Graceful Geometrics (Stripes Week)

Yea! I’m so happy to have made it to week 3. I love working with stripes and the beautiful things that come with the symmetry, angles, and juxtapositions of strategically placing positive and negative spaces. But don’t get me wrong–working with stripes and trying to do something exciting and “new” is a daunting task. I […] Read more…

Week 2: Sew Your Stash Means Country Chic

This week has been so much fun for me—who doesn’t love creating from all the goodies you’ve collected? When perusing my stash I decided to finally use a trio of Joel Dewberry voiles that I got a few years ago and have been waiting for just the right project. These beautiful prints are variations of […] Read more…

PR&P Week 1: Send In the Clowns

It’s finally here! Week 1’s theme is Circus, and I have to tell you I was a little hesitant at first. I’ve never been to a circus,and crazy colors and patterns aren’t really my thing. But that’s all part of the challenge, right? So my starting point became coming up with a silhouette I was happy […] Read more…

Project Run & Play: Season 16

I am so so excited about being a designer for Season 16 of Project Run & Play. I’ve honestly been following along since Season 1 and always thought it would be an amazing thing to be part of. And now I get to play along with five other impressive designers. It’s going to be so […] Read more…

The Omega Blouse from Winter Wear Designs sewn by Mabey She Made It

When You Want a Classic Blouse…Omega It Is

It’s been a long time since I was part of a blog tour, but I had to hop on this one because the two blouses that comprise the tour are exactly the kinds of tops I reach for to wear under cardigans in the winter and in the summer to wear alone. I had previously purchased […] Read more…

CHI Clothing Iron Review based on sewing clothing.

CHI Clothing Iron Review: Pros and Cons

UPDATE: Content updated 4/19 to include my further thoughts after using and abusing the CHI Clothing iron for over a year. When CHI approached me to review their new clothing iron, I was immediately intrigued. Since CHI has made such a good name for themselves in the hair world, I was eager to see if they could […] Read more…

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