Monday, May 18, 2015


One of my sister is getting married in two weeks. She chose "champagne" as her wedding color. I had a heck of a time finding dresses in that shade. I found one for myself but I couldn't find any affordable ones for my kids. So I decided to make my own! Why not? I can sew right?

Now I am in the doldrums. I am so not excited to do this for some reason but I MUST. The wedding is approaching. 

Hopefully I will get this project done more quickly! There are so many other things I need to finish! 

Friday, May 8, 2015

Chinoiserie Dresser

Four years ago when I made the life changing discovery of pinterest, this was one of the very first things I ever pinned. I have dreamed of doing this project for years!

I attempted it foolishly with a plastic dresser and sadly, that didn't work and I got rid of the dresser. 
Then this year someone on my street left this dresser pictured below in front of their house. After a day of it sitting outside I decided to give it a home! It reeked of cigarette smoke, but a little vinegar water sponge bath did the trick. I used it to keep all of my sewing supplies in.

 I know this is a sewing blog, but since it is for my "sewing wall" (I can't have a whole room for sewing right now), I figured this dresser would be okay to write about. 

I love how it turned out!

Another pinterest dream come true!