Many apologies for few postings as of late. As I mentioned earlier, I’ve been busy with work. In fact, most of my sewing projects have been for work. I’ve really been trying to display the crap out of our sewing machines by making fun projects that showcase the machines’ capabilities. One of my favorite projects so far is my DIY Poinsettia Pillow Cases!
I saw something remarkably similar on pinterest and I thought… “I could totally do that on my own.” Continue reading
I hate sweater dresses with a passion…
And this is why…
Maybe if I didn’t have the largest hips/thighs on planet earth, I would like sweater dresses. But, until I get a new body from the waist down… I’ll have to keep making modifications when I find these at thrift stores.
Let me begin right away by specifying that:
I AM NOT PREGNANT
But this is a Maternity dress
I love polka dots. For .99 cents, I happily snatched this up.
If you’ve followed my blog for any period of time, you’ve probably come to the conclusion that I’m a plastic surgery enthusiast. This is, however, out of necessity and not necessarily vanity. In the wake of losing 100-lbs I was left with so much loose skin I sometimes feel as though I’ll never be rid of it all and that my transformation will never be complete.
After a wonderful experience with my Tummy Tuck and Boob Job, (and incidentally, even though it wasn’t planned, my nose surgery) I was SO excited to have the skin from my upper arms cut off. I was completely fearless about it and honestly, was so anxious for the surgery that I kind of obsessed over it. Financially, the tummy tuck took a lot out of me. Other “life’s a B!tch” finances happened too and, well, it had to be put on the back-burner. It would be 5 years in between surgeries before we could finally afford to take the plunge and schedule the surgery I’d been dreaming about for years. On September 17, 2015 I checked in for my 3rd (but not my last…) cosmetic procedure.
It’s no secret that I’ve been on a Maxi Dress kick as of late… My Velvet sewalong, Awards Night No Sew, and Me Made May Maxi Dress are just a few examples. That’s not even counting the ones I’ve worn and not blogged about! Leave it to me to be 6 years behind the curve… So I’m sure it comes as no surprise that I was drawn to this piece.
This sucker was only .50 cents. I absolutely adore this color combination and I thought I would adore the dress as-is… Unfortunately, I do not.