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Saturday, July 30, 2011

Hot off the press..Or the sewing machine that is! V1179

 Hey Divas, it has been a month since I have sewn anything..I have always heard of one losing their mojo, or sewing mojo. I just never thought it would happen to me, but it did, and I didn't want to even think about sewing.. I had found myself utterly disgusted with sewing, yes Divas, disgusted I tell you..

 I am still fairly new to the sewing world, so I assumed that a wadder constituted of a garment that was unwearable..I guess the saying holds true that, one should never assume anything, for you run the risk of making an___ !!Well you Divas know the rest right LOL!  I say that to say this! It's glamorous to take the pictures in your make-up, heels, and hair(Purely talking about myself here :) But, how does the garment wear in the elements, the heat, rain, sleet whatever it may be...

We are all friends here, right, Divas! I wore my V1120 out with my husband to dinner last month, and let's just I was sweating, more than a whore on church on Sunday morning lol. I mean, I was in full hair, make-up heels, looking fierce! But, I couldn't help but feel like I was getting ready to combust..I  was HOT! I have never sweat so much in my life... It literally felt like a furnace was turned on inside that dress..*Note to self* 100% polyester is not my friend* Especially in the summer!

The hot box dress!

 Okay, I hope you Divas got a few laughs from that story, I know my mom did lol... I had to get over that trauma and sew something simple, easy, and summer mommy chic,and I came up with V1179..Seriously, I don't have much to say about this pattern. It's all of 3 pattern pieces, 10pts for that, right! I left off the elastic on the armholes and I made a 2 inch hem instead of the 4 inch hem...Needed the length to be kid friendly... I also, followed the other reviewers and just serged the collar onto the dress and it was totally fine.. I wore the dress all day today, and it wore beautifully, it's comfortable, chic, and an awesome pattern!
Effortless Chic! This dress is truly effortless!

Well, that's all for now Divas! I think I am going start thinking about fall clothes now, so I can somewhat get a head start! Just in case my mojo just happens to disappear again...Oh, yeah and before I forget. I received my first compliment from a stranger today on one of my handmade garments. I was thrilled I tell ya!

My little cardigan!

Divas as always, be blessed and nothin' less and continue to be fearlessly fabulous!
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Thursday, July 21, 2011


 I have seem to have lost my mojo, my sewing mojo that is!!! If someone finds it ,will you please return  to owner lol... Be blessed Divas and nothin' less!
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