Sewing

Self-Drafted Off-the-Shoulder Dress aka Bardot Dress!

My inspiration for sewing this dress up was an episode of the show Schitt’s Creek (Yes, it’s pronounced just how you think 😉 ).  Have you heard of it?  It’s a show about a very well-to-do family from Hollywood who lost everything and had to go live in a motel in a town called Schitt’s…… Continue reading Self-Drafted Off-the-Shoulder Dress aka Bardot Dress!

Capsule Wardrobe

Wardrobe Architect Week 13

On week 13 of Wardrobe Architect, Colette offered a free downloadable worksheet from A Sewist’s Notebook by Beth Byrge to help plan your sewing projects.  I happen to be working on my self-drafted Bardot dress (blog post coming soon) and used this handy worksheet.  Check out the photo below. What I like about this worksheet…… Continue reading Wardrobe Architect Week 13

Sewing

Araine Slip by Seamwork Magazine – A Review

I’m very happy to say that I finished my Ariane Slip and it is so delicate and sexy!  I didn’t necessarily envision it that way but it was a nice little surprise.  I originally wanted to sew this up as a camisole but decided to go for the slip instead because I thought I could…… Continue reading Araine Slip by Seamwork Magazine – A Review

BBG · Fitness

12 weeks of BBG – Goal Completed!!

I made it through 12 weeks of BBG!  I started with 4 weeks of pre-training which brings me to a total of 16 weeks.  It has been a wonderful journey.  I made progress towards reaching my fitness goals and truly created a habit which was the largest goal of all. I’m feeling a lot stronger…… Continue reading 12 weeks of BBG – Goal Completed!!

Capsule Wardrobe

Wardrobe Architect Week 12: Accessories

This week’s exercise is about adding accessories.  I’ve slowly began to add accessories to my everyday outfits but I still struggle with my work outfits.  I don’t like to spend too much time on my work outfits because I’m focusing on other things in my morning. I just like to get something ready the night…… Continue reading Wardrobe Architect Week 12: Accessories

Capsule Wardrobe

Wardrobe Architect Week 11

In Week 11 of Wardrobe Architect, I am planning my wardrobe pieces.  The image below is what I am basing my Spring/Summer 2017 wardrobe on.  I already have the white button down shirt, sweat pants, wide brim hat, torn jeans, plaid shirt, flip flops, trouser shorts, loafers, Adidas sneakers, oxfords and black tights.  I have…… Continue reading Wardrobe Architect Week 11

Capsule Wardrobe

Wardrobe Architect – Week 9 & 10

Week 9: The Capsule Wardrobe – Spring/Summer 2017 Colette Blog: What is a Capsule Wardrobe?  A capsule wardrobe is a small, manageable subset of your wardrobe, and it usually is something you can plan seasonally. Today’s focus – Choosing silhouettes Going clockwise: Outfits 1 & 2 are my Everyday Lounge Wear, Outfits 3 & 4…… Continue reading Wardrobe Architect – Week 9 & 10