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Ocampo Wedding Baby Dress

Last week we flew down to Houston to see my brother get married and I had the pleasure of making the flower girl dresses for the wedding. They looked beautiful, and I can’t wait to share them with you, but today, I actually wanted to share the dress I made for my baby doll, Miriam Elizabeth. Continue reading…

by reynalay in Baby, Sewing, Sewing for Girls

Blanche Baby Dress Pattern by CKC Patterns

Last week I had the opportunity to test this gorgeous baby dress pattern by a pattern company that I had never used before, CKC Patterns. I seriously fell in love with this pattern and it is now one of my favorites. The Baby Blanche Dress Pattern is a new addition to the doll and girls Blanche patterns they already carried in their shop. And guess what? Continue reading…

by reynalay in Baby, Pattern Testing

The Paris Dress

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Last night I realized I had nothing to wear to church *smirk* so I looked in my stash and found this fabric that I purchased from Hancock Fabrics a couple weeks ago. I took out a custom pattern I had made for myself and altered it to make it into a full circle skirt and a front bodice with a lower, curvier, neckline. The bodice is fully lined Continue reading…

by reynalay in Sewing for Women

RLD Goes Shopping…

haul screenshotThese past two weeks I’ve been shopping here and there for goodies and I thought I’d share them with y’all in a brand new video for my YouTube channel. Some of y’all have been following me since way back when I first started sewing for myself and then when I finally decided to go to fashion school. Continue reading…

by reynalay in Haul, RLD YouTube

RLD 016: Lauren Dahl of Baste & Gather

laurenssThis week on the RLD podcast we have sewing blogger of Baste & Gather and owner/creator of Pattern Workshop, Lauren Dahl. I first met Lauren when I stumbled across her blog during my first venture into sewing blogs. I immediately fell in love with her blog and started stalking following all things Lauren. Continue reading…

by reynalay in Podcast, Sewing, Sewing for Women, The RLD Podcast

RLD 015: Fashion Designer Samantha Plasencia of Project Runway Season 13

Screen Shot 2015-09-11 at 9.06.55 AMThis week we have another awesome guest for y’all: Samantha Plasencia, fashion designer and one of the stars of Project Runway season 13. I was able to meet with her, here in San Antonio, to do my first in-person RLD podcast interview. Continue reading…

by reynalay in fashion design, Podcast, Project Runway, Sewing, Sewing for Women, The RLD Podcast

RLD 014: Jennifer DeShazer of A Jennuine Life

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This week on The RLD Podcast we are talking to pattern designer and sewing blogger Jennifer DeShazer of A Jennuine Life. Some of you may know her most for her Jennuine Design shop featuring sewing patterns such as the Dressage Leggings, Verona Dress, and her newest pattern, the Satya Romper, plus more. Continue reading…

by reynalay in Indie Sewing Patterns, Podcast, Sewing For Boys, The RLD Podcast