homemade pot scrubbie made out of produce bags

How to Sew a Pot Scrubber Out of Produce Bags

This plastic mesh scrubber works very well to clean a variety of surfaces, and you can easily add a sliver of bar soap to the center to make a self-soaping scrub pad. The best part is that it takes less than 5 minutes for me to make one! Here’s how to make your own.

woman wearing victorian peacock dress

Upcoming Fashion Show!

I auditioned for RVA Fashion Week a little while ago, and I’m so excited to announce that I got in! Read on for the lowdown on what I’m planning for the show, and a sneak peek of my upcoming collection.

morse code bracelet

DIY Morse Code Bracelet

These Morse Code bracelets are an easy craft, and great for kids. It’s a beautiful way to keep a favorite quote or Bible verse close to your heart, or a loved one’s name and birthday.

handmade tote bag

Ironic Tote Bag

Learn how to make your own tote bag. This tote is covered in upcycled clothing labels, and is both a useful accessory, and a commentary on materialism.

painting made with ashes

“Beauty for Ashes”

The tree is made entirely out of ashes and glue, and it is meant to represent a time of sadness or mourning, out of which God will bring growth, joy, and peace. The tree is certainly not dead, and when springtime arrives, it will burst into bud, stronger and more beautiful than ever before.

diy fingerless gloves

On Breaking the Sewing Rules

It’s true; rules are often there for a reason. If you don’t want your seams to be obvious, then match your thread color to your garment color. Secure your stitching or else it’ll come undone. That’s just common sense. But there are lots of little “rules” floating around that are more like matters of opinion. […]

On Being Adventurous with Your Projects

For some people, the process of creating something can be a bit daunting. You don’t want to “waste” time, materials, etc. You might be thinking that it “probably won’t turn out that good” or something like that. But what if it does turn out that good? What if an epic outfit was never created because […]

my shadow on a bridge pier

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me here on my blog! I am an artist and fashion designer who enjoys breaking the sewing “rules”. My goal with this blog is to help you find ways to bring your own designs and creations to life.