I’ve been married for 11 years and have never had the opportunity to hang out with just my mom and my husband’s step-mom. I live in Utah (currently), my mom is a Minnesota resident, and my husband’s step-mom calls Texas home. So we aren’t often in the same place and then if that happens escaping […]More
I'm a mom to five, a wife to one and love sewing. I learned when I was a little girl but returned to it in full force in the last couple of years. The process of creating things keeps me sane. I set a lofty goal for myself, one project a week for a year. I'm four months in and it's awesome. I'm amazed at how much I've learned and improved. Set a goal to learn something new and devote weekly time to it. You will be amazed at the results.
Like I said last week, this fabric I picked up in the Dallas Fabric District. It was a warehouse fabric store where everything on the table was $2 a yard. I about died. That’s beyond a steal! When I bought the fabric I wasn’t planning on a particular style of dress but just knew I […]More
So I’ve decided Friday is the day where I show you my mess ups, mishaps and concepts that just didn’t pan out. I LOVE vintage clothes, patterns and dresses. My pinterest is FULL of my love for vintage. https://www.pinterest.com/patriciapriest/vintage/ So I thought, since I can sew and there are vintage patterns, this must be a […]More
When I left home at 19, I essentially left behind sewing as well. There were very few projects that I did from then until this past year. Something that I truly had some natural talent for was discarded because I didn’t have the supplies anymore or the inclination to buy them. Here was one of […]More
Years ago, I stumbled upon a blog that I thought was so cool. The author spent one year buying thrift store clothes and refashioning them. Her blog is called refashionista (http://refashionista.net/category/refashions/). I loved her concept and looking through her pictures it was so fun and interesting to see the before and after photos. No one […]More