Me Made May update


I’ve been enjoying participating in Me Made May this year. It’s helped me to be more conscious about wearing and styling my  handmade wardrobe and also helped in getting a little more dressed up on a daily basis. There were a few days I just stayed in my gym clothes all day, but most days […]

DIY Pipe Shelf & Reclaimed Wood Plank Walls


Hi all! This year we’ve been fixing up the old farmhouse, one project at a time. Today I wanted to share our DIY pipe shelf made from pipe from the hardware store and some reclaimed wood. We also covered the walls of the garage with the rest of the reclaimed wood.We found this wood on […]

Sew & Tell Saturday 5/22/2015


Welcome back to Sew & Tell Saturday! Yesterday was my kids last day of school so summer has already started around these parts. Early, I know. I’ve already started sewing my summer wardrobe and have lots of plans and projects going. Some I’ve already finished and some that I’m still dreaming up. Shorts for me […]

The Valencia Tunic by Willow & Company


Today I’m showing you the Valencia Tunic pattern I sewed yesterday by Willow & Company . The Valencia Tunic was designed by Hayley from Mouse House Creations. You can see the summer look book of Willow & Company here. I should first mention that I made two careless mistakes when sewing this pattern.: Not following […]

Hodgepodge romper : Patterns Of Wal- Mart

patterns of wal mart : romper

Next up in my Patterns Of Wal Mart series is this little stash busting romper sewn from a Simplicity It’s Sew Easy pattern. Number A1145: $1.97. I used some vintage fabrics from my bin of small cuts, and some trims from my bin of gazillions of trims that I will never sew in my lifetime […]

Sew & Tell Saturday


Welcome to Sew& Tell Saturday! Next week I’ll be starting to post the party on Friday nights. Getting up at 6 AM to do this is a little daunting! And don’t forgeyt you can now post Instagram links! Ever since I switched to WordPress I’m confused about how to schedule posts. The person who originally […]

Butterfly Silk Chiffon Kimono -Patterns Of Wal-Mart


Today’s Patteren Of Wal Mart make is a kimono sewn from some silk chiffon printed with butterflies and trimmed with mini pom poms. Sewn from New look 6378- $2.97. I sewed view CThis design doesn’t have the usual folded over band facing the front edges, so it’s really quick to sew up. If you don’t […]

mixed fabric sleeveless tunic – patterns of wal mart series

new look 6374

New look 6375 purchased at Wal Mart for 2.99$ I’m kind of a cheapskate when it comes to my sewing projects. Occasionally, I’ll go to Mood or The Fabric Store and splurge on a special fabric, and I almost never buy fabric online as I need to feel it first. Once in a great while […]

Sew and Tell Saturday 5/9/15 Instagram and blog now !


Welcome to Sew & Tell Saturday! Did you make anything this week? Or have you been instead revamping some of your older handmade pieces to wear in new way for Me Made May? I’ve been posting my Me Mades this year daily on Instagram @sewcountrychick It seems the party has mostly moved over to Instagram […]