Let’s Sew: Butterick New Patterns

Hey Yall! Butterick has released new patterns that I am sure would be a staple to your wardrobe for the Fall/Winter Seasons. I will share B6603 and B6597, my faves of the new releases.   B6603:  CAPE JACKET WITH SLEEVE AND CLOSURE VARIATIONS I loved this look. The pleats on the bodice give a great…

Let’s Sew: McCalls 7711, again

Hey Yall, Today I wanted to share a garment I’ve made from one of my favorite patterns,  McCalls 7711. I’ve made it before and you can find the review HERE. I am so glad that it’s summer break.  It’s time to relax and enjoy loved ones a little more than we could during the school…

A Life of Good Things: Homeschool Viewpoints

Hey Yall! Today, I wanted to share with you a few viewpoints from Ashley and I on why we chose to homeschool. We provide you with TWO VIDEOS and TWO VIEWPOINTS!  We share why homeschooling was a no-brainer for our families. We also shares the pros and cons of our homeschooling experience. In the wake…

Let’s Sew: Outfit of the Day and Tutorial

Hey Yall! I just wanted to share a look that I wore recently. Its Spring 2018, and it’s time for more florals!🙌🏽 I love a nice clean look, dont you? Let’s get started: I’ve already written a review for this skirt, you can find it HERE   If you would like to make your own…

Guess What!!

Hey Y’all, Today I have a GRAND ANNOUNCEMENT to make!! My friend and I decided to make a YouTube channel! We have been planning and talking about it for a while now and it’s finally here! This channel, A Life of Good Things, is a collaborative effort between 2 sisters, Je’Tua and Ashley, who met…

Let’s Sew: Top 3 Summer Sewing Patterns

( All pictures were taken from the McCall Pattern website, you may view them HERE ) Hey Yall, SUMMER IS FINALLY HERE! As a homeschooling mom, those words are a breath of fresh air. All grades have been submitted, report cards are filled out, and I’m officially off the clock. This can only mean one thing:…

Let’s Sew: Dashing Dress, Part 2

Hey Yall! I am coming back to you with another version of the Dashing Dress by Ellie and Mac(affiliate link). You may remember the dress from my participation in the Day and Night Dress Challenge.  I decided to revisit the dress because I liked the collar. I think the collar is what makes this pattern unique….

Let’s Sew: McCall 7711

Here is Part 2 of my Spring Collection Pattern Review. Hey Y’all! As you saw in the previous post, I Love Spring. I created a beautiful pair of pants, but why stop there? Next up, my Spring Swing Dress! Pattern Description: MCCALL 7711 Pattern Sizing: I cut a size small Did it look like the…

Let’s Sew: Simplicity 1808

Hey Y’all! Wishing you all a happy Spring. I love Spring. I mean there is literally nothing to despise about it, unless you have allergies, and for that I totally understand. I love the colors and the fact that everything is now bringing forth new life. Away with the cold, and in with the pleasant…

Let’s Sew: Dashing Dress, Ellie and Mac Patterns

Hey Y’all, I want to let you know that this is an affiliate post and the link helps me! So click away! Today I wanted to give you a more formal description for the Dashing Dress that I created for the Day and Night Dress Challenge. This pattern is one of the first PDF patterns…