Thursday, September 27, 2012

DIY infinity jumpsuit

With the three piece sheet set I bought the other day I can make a dress and a jumpsuit. Or so I think. I still have not successfully made a pair of pants. But you know when I do look out!

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Half off everything

The last Wednesday of the month value village has everything half off. I bought this three piece jersey knit sheet set for 2.75. Score!

Now I am finished

I blogged about my clutches previously but I am just getting around to sewing them up. I bought more needles and was even brave enough (well after watching tons of you tube) to sew them together on the machine. The green one I used the zipper foot and the animal print one I did not. I only broke two needles and I think that is because of the thickness of the the layers. So future reference use size 18 needles.

Sunday, September 23, 2012


Made my pencil skirt. I gave it 2" of wiggle room it might be ok for work.

Friday, September 21, 2012

Dress response

The parent I made the dress for liked her dress. I tried to package it as cute as possible too.

Monday, September 17, 2012


This is a knittty pattern. I am making this one for my daughter. I has to cast on three times. First time I did not use waste yarn. Second re it was too long third time it was too short. She has to stand there while I castes on chains and held it to her hip (well her tummy ) til I got the right length. I am pairing it with grey to stretch the color yarn but I may run out grey before the color yarn but that is ok too. I may not be finished with hers before I leave but probably when I get back. She already has her riding boots and rights ready. I got her riding boots for $15 dollars as well. This is a pretty straight forward pattern mindless knitting the kind I like.

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Dyed again

I am going to make a lane splitter skirt for my daughter with this yarn. The color has lightened a lot but on a diagonal it should look lovely.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Guess what

I wore my grey infinity dress on Tuesday. When I picked Lela up a parent said when you take your dress off put it in her book bag for me. I said I will make you one like this she said yeah and turned back to talk to me. Like wait you are serious. She said I like bright colors. I think this green is just right. It took me a minute to figure out how I was going to make I stayed up one night making a 42" quarter circle only for it to be too big when I bought the fabric. It is 42" long. When I tried it on it is just right. I will have to take it in some for her. I am just going to cut the elastic down. It came out great.

Friday, September 07, 2012

DIY infinity wrap dress

I wanted to used this fabric for a wrap sweater but I did not have enough. I saw the tutorial for this dress and hoped and prayed I had the 2 yds it called for. The edges need to hemmed but other than that I loved how it came out. I can't wait to make another one. By the way this fabric came from the bag of $3.50 bag of fabric from value village. Score!

Infinity maxi dress

I am so embarrassed by this picture but it the best one that I have at the moment and I am so excited that I actually made a convertible maxi dress. I think I am done though. They are not that easy to wrap. Monif C makes it look easy but it is not. I am sure with practice I will get better. I wrapped the striped one like a top paired it with black skinnies and red heels. Girl bye you could not tell me anything. One more thought. Convertible romper.

Monday, September 03, 2012

My first cut pattern

I cut my first pattern. I am a large xlarge but not in cut pattern I should have bought the small thru med I did not cut it all that well but I have hope that if I continue to practice I can be pretty good. My goal was brightly hued pants but I did not have enough Fabric do I went with shorts but they are way too big. And I did pockets first time doing those.