Jennifer Lauren Handmade Gable Top and Dress



Hi everybody! Today I’ll be talking about one of my new favorite patterns, the Jennifer Lauren Handmade Gable top. It’s described as a classic 50s-inspired true slash neckline, a long-line body for extra comfort and three different sleeve options. Read on for more info! Continue reading


A Tale of Two Ann(e) Tops



Hi everybody! I recently had to organize all of my sewing things and came across SOOOO many PDFs that I had completely forgot about. Before BlueGingerDoll dropped off the face of the sewing world, I purchased the Anne top. My other forgotten top is also called Ann, that has ruching on the sides, which I received for free through signing up for Style Arc emails…3 years ago.  Keep reading for additional details!

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Portland Rose Dress Revisited: McCalls 7351



Hello again! I had an amazing vacation in the Pacific Northwest but I have to say, two weeks is kind of a long time. After 9 days I was ready to come home to my kittens and sewing machine. I’m so happy that I was able to take pictures at the International Rose Test Garden! During our visit last April, I debuted my Portland Rose Dress with every intention of taking photos at the garden, forgetting the roses wouldn’t be in bloom. Needless to say, I’m excited to share these pics. Thanks as always to my awesome husband/photographer, Nicholas. You’re the best!

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I’m Still Here.


The sun has finally come out and I can take proper pictures of my latest projects! So exciting. It’s hard to be motivated when it’s dark and yucky outside.

I have been sewing a lot, just haven’t had the time to share my latest projects and patterns. My parents also got me a new sewing machine! It’s awesome. More on that later.

Anyway, I will see you all soon!