sewn things

Mccalls 5471… view D… while it’s not perfect by a long shot… it’s DEFINITELY wearable and is THE best button down I’ve ever worn.

Mccalls 5523… quick and easy skirt… and dare I say SEXY lol
Ian KEPT singing “yo milkshake brings all the boys to the yard…) lol

Simplicity 4112: view b
in hindsight i should have cropped out the satin cap… but well…this is me in my house on a rainy weekend. And yall do want the REAL me? right?! Right! lol

The fabric is 100% cotton… the pattern was VERY easy even if the collar gave me fits (all collars give me fits)….


19 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Carmell
    Apr 20, 2008 @ 17:00:00

    nice. so envious! one day i will sew some clothes!!!


  2. Erica B.
    Apr 20, 2008 @ 18:58:00

    Your sewing has really come along! I am so proud of you! I love that just jump in and do it attitude! Go you!


  3. Adrienne
    Apr 20, 2008 @ 22:10:00

    Gone head girl!!!! You are doing fab!!!!!


  4. Sheila
    Apr 20, 2008 @ 23:50:00

    Looks like you’re starting your own collection there. Great pieces.


  5. Meg
    Apr 21, 2008 @ 01:24:00

    Great white blouse, we all need one in our wardrobe and your looks fab.


  6. Virtuous
    Apr 21, 2008 @ 11:33:00

    Gurl I was distracted at first with what was on your head and then realized you sew some great items! LOL

    Can’t beat a nice fitted white button down and you last shirt is so cute!

    Now where are your sticks? ;op


  7. urbanknitrix
    Apr 21, 2008 @ 11:57:00

    We all need a white shirt and I love the ruffles on the cuff. The multicolor shirt is cute too. Work it out then!!


  8. alison
    Apr 21, 2008 @ 13:54:00

    Nice! I’m impressed! You should be on Project Runway! 🙂


  9. Keli
    Apr 21, 2008 @ 15:37:00

    Oh! The striped blouse is too cute!

    I wish I could create things with my hands.


  10. Special K
    Apr 21, 2008 @ 18:51:00

    I loved the striped blouse!!! How did you learn to sew and where do you get mannequins from? Keep up the good work chic!!!


  11. little dresses
    Apr 21, 2008 @ 21:14:00

    Girl! You know your stuff! Those clothes are amazing!


  12. Ms. Behaving
    Apr 21, 2008 @ 22:19:00

    I’m sayin’…you ready for my measurements or what?!?!?! [LOL]

    Hook a sistah UP!!!!!


  13. del
    Apr 21, 2008 @ 23:18:00

    Oooo, making your own shirts now?? I love those. VERY nice.


  14. Faye Lewis
    Apr 22, 2008 @ 01:17:00

    Nice, nice shirts and blouses!


  15. ebz
    Apr 22, 2008 @ 01:46:00

    Im coming to visit. So you can teach me your chinese secrets of sewing and candles. 🙂


  16. ebz
    Apr 22, 2008 @ 01:56:00

    oh and yeah you are doing really good. you went from purses to making colars …and button holes. Im still on tryna sew a straight line. And the going home outfits are the bidness.

    K I go now.


  17. gold
    Apr 22, 2008 @ 10:46:00

    Look at you!!Sewing up and everything!You did a great job!


  18. Nina
    Apr 26, 2008 @ 14:11:00

    Looking good! Great job on the white shirt. I like the built by wendy top too. I started mine more than a year ago and have yet to finish it up. Yours looks so nice…makes me want go ahead and get it done. Thanks for the nudge 🙂
    Keep up the good work lady!


  19. Carolyn (cmarie12)
    Apr 28, 2008 @ 17:37:00

    Ooooohhhhh I like all three of your new items! You go!


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