Jalie Bella in crushed stretch velour.


Pattern- Jalie Bella- Second use so average cost is 10.00 Fabric- Panne Velvet from Joann on sale, 6.00 a yard. 1.5 yards 9.00 Total cost 19.00 This is the second version of the Jalie Bella and it won’t be the last. It fits Lily perfectly in size R and I know I want one for […]

McCall’s 7501 Body con raglan sleeve dress


My first self made project for my handmade wardrobe this year is complete! A fitted raglan sleeve winter weight dress. I’ve been needing a dress with long sleeves made of knit fabric for awhile. Most of my dresses are sleeveless or  cap sleeved. I sewed McCall’s 7501, a fitted stretch dress with raglan sleeves. It […]

McCall’s 4244 Men’s robe


                                                                                              I’m ending 2016 with a cozy and toasty project. I made two versions of this robe for Christmas gifts this year. One for my son above, and one for my husband, green version. I used a very warm and heavy polar fleece from JoAnn. Their Luxe polar fleece line, which cost a lot more […]

A little bias-ed dress McCall’s 7116


This week’s project is another entry into the Pattern Review sewing Bee. This week’s round two project was to make a bias cut garment and McCall’s 7116 fit the bill! I added a little flounce to the bottom of view C for some adding flare. Read my review copied from the site for more info […]