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Come Black Friday, you will never find me stepping foot in a store. And with everyone putting their deals online as well as Cyber Monday, rest assured I will be on my laptop/phone keeping my eyes peeled for deals. I don't like to buy things just because they are on sale, but being a sewist makes shopping difficult. I often won't buy because I know I could make it. But if the item is on sale, how much am I really saving? You must consider the time it takes to make a garment, unless it's a passion project of some kind. Sometimes it makes sense to buy!

Madewell has 25% off until Nov. 26th and Asos is giving 30% off Nov. 22nd-Nov. 28th with the code EPIC30.

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items to watch this black friday/cyber monday weekend

Wednesday, November 22, 2017


Come Black Friday, you will never find me stepping foot in a store. And with everyone putting their deals online as well as Cyber Monday, rest assured I will be on my laptop/phone keeping my eyes peeled for deals. I don't like to buy things just because they are on sale, but being a sewist makes shopping difficult. I often won't buy because I know I could make it. But if the item is on sale, how much am I really saving? You must consider the time it takes to make a garment, unless it's a passion project of some kind. Sometimes it makes sense to buy!

Madewell has 25% off until Nov. 26th and Asos is giving 30% off Nov. 22nd-Nov. 28th with the code EPIC30.

T O P S


J A C K E T S


S H O E S






F I T N E S S




P U R S E S







Don't forget to enter my giveaway to win this Papercut Patterns sewing pattern & BlackBird Fabrics gift card! Good luck :)

I'm trying to live in this mock turtleneck but it's the most beautiful white so I'm also scared the whole time I'm wearing it that I'm going to get it dirty haha. So maybe its time to make another color!




what i made | mock turtleneck in ribbed knit

Saturday, November 18, 2017


Don't forget to enter my giveaway to win this Papercut Patterns sewing pattern & BlackBird Fabrics gift card! Good luck :)

I'm trying to live in this mock turtleneck but it's the most beautiful white so I'm also scared the whole time I'm wearing it that I'm going to get it dirty haha. So maybe its time to make another color!





Hey everyone! Over on my YouTube channel I'm giving away the print version of Papercut Patterns Rise + Fall Turtleneck and a 25 CAD gift card to Blackbird Fabrics! Head on over to my channel and drop a comment on the video to enter. I will be emailing you a code for Blackbird fabrics, and physically mailing you the Papercut Patterns sewing pattern. You have until November 28th 12PM PST time to enter! I will be selecting the winner at random from the comments, so go drop a comment!

papercut patterns + blackbird fabrics giveaway

Friday, November 17, 2017


Hey everyone! Over on my YouTube channel I'm giving away the print version of Papercut Patterns Rise + Fall Turtleneck and a 25 CAD gift card to Blackbird Fabrics! Head on over to my channel and drop a comment on the video to enter. I will be emailing you a code for Blackbird fabrics, and physically mailing you the Papercut Patterns sewing pattern. You have until November 28th 12PM PST time to enter! I will be selecting the winner at random from the comments, so go drop a comment!



Snagged this sweater before San Diego finally decided to catch up to the fall season, so as you can imagine it sat in my closet for a bit. This might be one of the softest sweaters that I have even owned!  I believe it is this sweater but they currently do not carry it in white. I've been living in these new 9FIVE glasses that I bought at their store in North Park. I think they are a good alternative to the ever popular Ray-Ban Round Metals that everyone has been wearing.




white sweater + denim

Friday, November 3, 2017



Snagged this sweater before San Diego finally decided to catch up to the fall season, so as you can imagine it sat in my closet for a bit. This might be one of the softest sweaters that I have even owned!  I believe it is this sweater but they currently do not carry it in white. I've been living in these new 9FIVE glasses that I bought at their store in North Park. I think they are a good alternative to the ever popular Ray-Ban Round Metals that everyone has been wearing.






As I've been venturing into the gym more and more, the idea of sewing my own activewear has crossed my mind. What worries me is being able to find great fabrics that are opaque & the perfect thread tension to make squatting possible. Anyone conquered this? Maybe I should just stick to sports bras for now.


sewing activewear?



As I've been venturing into the gym more and more, the idea of sewing my own activewear has crossed my mind. What worries me is being able to find great fabrics that are opaque & the perfect thread tension to make squatting possible. Anyone conquered this? Maybe I should just stick to sports bras for now.




I got this beautiful dress from H&M (which I can't seem to find online) for a wedding over the weekend. Great price & beautiful fabric, also has some boning in the bodice of the dress. I found that a great detail for a dress that is under $80! I ended up hemming the dress so if you find it online it will be longer than mine. 

navy strapless dress

Monday, October 23, 2017



I got this beautiful dress from H&M (which I can't seem to find online) for a wedding over the weekend. Great price & beautiful fabric, also has some boning in the bodice of the dress. I found that a great detail for a dress that is under $80! I ended up hemming the dress so if you find it online it will be longer than mine. 


I love window shopping for fabric on Etsy! I've been eyeing some knits for quite a bit because I would love to make some wardrobe staples. Tees & turtlenecks. I did just buy this melange rib sweater knit from BlackBird fabrics and I can't wait for it to arrive. Tell me your favorite t-shirt sewing patterns below!


knits on etsy

Wednesday, October 18, 2017


I love window shopping for fabric on Etsy! I've been eyeing some knits for quite a bit because I would love to make some wardrobe staples. Tees & turtlenecks. I did just buy this melange rib sweater knit from BlackBird fabrics and I can't wait for it to arrive. Tell me your favorite t-shirt sewing patterns below!


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