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Meg's Magazine Mash Up 08/2019: Reveal

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Here it is, my finished Elastic Waist Dress in a print mix of black and white crepe and chiffon. I’m thrilled with how it turned out as it is perfectly unique and easy to wear. Check out more images below as well as what I’m planning to “Mash Up” in September after my wedding.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 08/2019: Part 2

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This dress is coming together so nicely, and this week I’m very excited to be putting in those full sheer sleeves to the pattern. Read on to see my final steps in sewing together my lovely print mix dress…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 08/2019: Part 1

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It’s definitely going to be hard to beat my last Mash Up, but I’m sure going to try with this dress! I was waiting for the perfect dress pattern to fit into my capsule wardrobe, and I wanted one that was comfortable to wear but had some uniques touches to it so I could wear style it multiple ways. The dress pattern from the 08/2019 seemed like the perfect fit. Read on to see my first steps in sewing my print-mixing dress…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 07/2019: Reveal

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I’m ready for the pool! Super excited to share my finished “bridal bathing suit” and it’s the first garment completely done for my upcoming wedding weekend where there is a pool. This pattern is the perfect one-piece bathing suit, so perfect in fact I whipped up another one immediately after I finished this one. Read on to see more pics of both my swimsuits as well as which pattern I’m “mashing up” next…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 07/2019: Part 2

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This week I complete sewing my halter one-piece for my July Mash Up including finishing all the elastic, back hook, and front bow tie! Love how this pattern turned out with the lace overlay, and will make the perfect bridal swimsuit.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 07/2019: Part 1

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What better way to spend July then sewing up a swimsuit! Yes, for my July Mash Up I’m making the fabulous Halter Swimsuit pattern from the 07/2019 issue. I’m in love with the front bow as well as the halter neckline – and I have plans to make this my “Bridal Bathing Suit”, meaning that it is sewn in white, but mine is with a limegreen twist. Read on to see my first steps in sewing this swimsuit together.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 06/2019: Reveal

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The high waist, pockets, and silhouette of this skirt make it a perfect choice for any sunny day! I love the vintage nod this style has and it can be easily dress up or down – here I have paired with a simple black tank that I sewed a couple years ago. Read on to see more pictures and links to the tutorial on how I made this skirt…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 06/2019: Part 2

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This is the perfect skirt complete with pleats, pockets, and a beautiful A-line shape. I finished up sewing this retro style skirt pattern from the 06/2019 issue in bright yellow twill with contrasting buttons. In part 2 I cover installing the waistband with belt loops as well as the button and button holes and hem.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 06/2019: Part 1

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Excited to share my first steps in sewing my June Mash Up! I decided to sew the retro button up skirt from the 06/2019 issue in a bright yellow twill with contrasting tortoise buttons.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 05/2019: Reveal

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It’s time to reveal my finished May Mash Up which is this fabulous flowery summer set made from a dress pattern! So thrilled with out it turned out and can’t wait to mix and match these piece into my summer wardrobe. Read on to see more images as well as what I’m sewing for my next Mash Up…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 05/2019: Part 2

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I’m so glad with my decision to make my May Mash Up into a two-piece set from this dress pattern. This week I finish sewing the top potion and also complete the skirt part! Can’t wait to take this set for a spin once the weather warms up.

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 05/2019: Part 1

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It’s time to (finally) start my May Mash Up! I had one pattern in mind from the 05/2019 issue of BurdaStyle magazine, but once at the fabric store made a decision to go with another plan…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 04/2019: Reveal

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I love a good fringe moment – and this kimono cardigan sure delivers! This garment sewed together very quickly and I love the impact it has with the long fringe. Read on to see more pictures and what I plan on sewing for my next May Mash Up…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 04/2019: Part 1

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My last Mash Up was such a success that I’m excited to make something just as special in April. The 04/2018 issue was filled with a lot of fabulous patterns, but the Jacket with Fringe really caught my eye and would work perfectly into my collection for the year as the cardigan piece. Read on to see how I sewed this jacket with fringe together…

Meg's Magazine Mash Up 03/2019: Reveal

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I have my sewing mojo back! This matching two-piece outfit is the best thing I’ve made in 2019, and I just can’t wait until the weather warms up so I can wear it everyday. Even the test sew of these pants came out beautifully! Read on to see how I finished these culottes with a cuff, and more pictures of my summery matching set…

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