November 12, 2019

Adding a cap sleeve underneath an existing sleeve for added coverage is easier than you think, and it's a great alternative to wearing an undershirt.  

I found this CUTEST dress at TJ Maxx a while back and I knew it HAD TO come home with me!!  The fit was great, th...

July 29, 2019

Wow!  I know I've been MIA from my blog but I had no idea how long until I saw the last entry was dated back in January!!  Well, I could provide a whole list of excuses, but instead I am going to share what I've been working on, in the form of tutorials, in an effort t...

April 10, 2018

I seriously have THE CUTEST friends!!!  I often just stop and wonder how I got so lucky to be surrounded by so many great women who uplift and inspire me all.the.time!!  This cute friend had ordered this dress online but wanted a few tweaks made to it.  Here's the orig...

March 16, 2018

Prom and pageant season is here and I am EXCITED!!! One of my favorite things to do is help young women prepare for their big event.  I ooh and aah over the gowns and I love the energy that they bring with them to my home studio! It is truly contagious and I have met s...

March 7, 2018

I really have a thing for white blouses and I've had my eye on this gorgeous wrap front blouse for quite some time now but have hesitated in ordering it because it is always shown off the shoulder, like in this picture. 

I knew I could probably work with it but I wasn't...

September 13, 2017

How many times have you walked past a shirt that has lace on the top and thought "Well that's cute but I can't wear that" OR "I would need and under layer with that and I'm already too warm" ?

I'm here to help!  Yes, you can wear that and you won't need and undershirt w...

August 31, 2017

SPOILER ALERT!  I don't always add fabric to clothing. Sometimes I remove it.  Gasp!  

Sometimes you just get an article of clothing that you would really love if only one part was changed.  This was the case for my daughter and this shirt....

August 15, 2017

I am so excited that Poppy Red is having a strong presence in fashion this fall. This is one of my favorite colors!  While I was in China this past spring I snagged a couple of red bags at the market, then found some great red strappy sandals at H&M back in the US, whi...

July 10, 2017

I love denim skirts  because you can wear them any season and they're so versatile.  I just found this great one at JC Penney, my go-to store, and it happens to be long enough for me.  It had a slit up the front that was higher than I like but that is such an easy fix....

June 20, 2017

I must have walked by this dress in JC Penney a dozen times, stopping briefly each time to see if by chance they restocked it in my size!  I was so in love with it and I knew that I could make the needed adjustments to it, but I just wasn't feeling up to it until one d...

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