The Swing Tunic

Hi dear ones!! today on the blog I'm wearing  one of my first Fall makes of the season  yes, I know it's winter now....but this is a late post due to the passing of my dear mom so, I'm slowly getting back into the swing of blogging.  And before I say more about this tunic I want to acknowledge and thank all of you who sent my family and I your condolences, cards, letters, gifts and prayers.  Okay so, this tunic was created with a lightweight pea green, crushed velvet fabric that I purchased at Joann's fabrics, the fabric is very soft and was very easy to sew.   The pattern choice was Simplicity, number 1018 view D.  I absolutely love the way it turned out and Yes!..... I most definitely plan to make another one ( or two ) :-)  Thanks to all who stopped by and please feel free to comment and/or subscribe.  "You too can make it if you try, just DIY!"   Blessings to all!

A Throw back Thursday Make

Hello and welcome! I'm in the process of working on some unfinished outfits (UFOs) as well as my very first jacket made of a black and white tweed fabric ( I added a little peep of it below ). I also, lost my mom this pass September and I hadn't felt much like sewing or crafting lately but thanks be to God I'm slowly getting back into the groove.  So, I decided that since I haven't really completed anything new, I thought  that I would in stead share a garment from the past on this day that many of us refer to as "Throw Back Thursday".

I made my tbt top 3-1/2 to 4 years ago, sorry I don't remember the pattern that was used but I do recall it being an easy make, as a matter of fact, there is a Vogue dress pattern that I plan to purchase that is similar.  The fabric I used for this top was a very soft, Chevron printed, stretch knit that was purchased from Hancock Fabric's unfortunately, they went out of business last year... bummer!! What I like most a…

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A Recap of Some of my Spring and Summer Makes!

Well friends, Fall is here and the time has arrived for me to pull out those Spring/Summer storage boxes and get busy with the much dreaded packing. Putting away my Summer dubs is one of the least things I like to do ( sigh ) because that means my favorite seasons of fun in the sun are over for a while.  So, before I began packing, I decided to share some of my Spring/Summer makes with you all.

This skirt was made using McCall pattern 7166 view C. I added 6-7 inch to the length, the fabric is a 100% cotton ethnic print that was purchase at Hancock Fabrics and a 7' zipper closure in the back.  The cropped light knit black top I'm wearing ( old ) was purchased at Dillard's.

This two piece set was created using a Butterick pattern 4685 for the top and Simplicity 8059 view C for the pant.  The fabric is a lightweight linen fabric in a natural color. Very cool and comfy.

I free styled and made this slip on maxi dress with a striped light weight knit fabric that I purchased from …

Wisdom is the principle thing!

Proverbs 3:13-15  Says
Blessed is the one who finds wisdom and the one who gets understanding, for the gain from her (wisdom) is better than gain from silver and her profit better than gold.
She is more precious than Jewels and there is nothing you desire can compare with her.

So, with all our getting, get understanding.  Godly wisdom is far better... corrections... it is the only wisdom that is best for us and to us than any other.  God promises in His word that if we are without understanding we can ask Him and He will freely give it to us withholding none.  He will not suffer us to walk around in life ignorant.  If there are passages of  His word that we do not understand all we have to do is go to him in prayer and as a child would to his parent ( to Him as our Father ) ask Him for understanding and He will answer.  Thanks for stopping by and blessings to all!  

Off Shoulder Flounce Sleeve Tunic

This tunic was an easy and fast garment to make.  The fabric is a swiss dot floral print, light weigh cotton that is perfect to wear on a hot Summer day. Oh yeah, I see a few more of these being added to my Summer wardrobe for sure and I have just the perfect fabric in mind to sew up my next one....Chambray!!! But I better hurry because Summer will soon be over.  Thanks for stopping by and you too can make it if you try, just DIY!


Genuine friendship is a beautiful thing.  I truly enjoy spending time with friends that I have known for years as well as those that I've become acquainted with in the past few years. Some of the true meanings of friendship is to love and support one another, know that there's someone around to talk to when you're feeling up (or down)  to share your stories, testimonies, successes and/or failures. To be there with an ear to hear or a shoulder to cry on.  When we are at our worst a friend will see you at your best.  Friends encourage each other through good times and bad and we carry an unlimited supply of forgiveness for one another. So thanks, to all of my friends who have been all of that to me.  May God bless and keep us until we meet again.

One who has unreliable friends soon come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.  Proverb 18:24