TBT: It’s a beautiful day….

Hey Ya’ll

Wow – this was my very first post.   Can you believe I started in December….that’s just a couple of months ago.  I swear I’ve been blogging for at least 5 years.  Just kidding – I am having a blast. I’m way behind on sewing which is why I’ve been rather quiet.  No worries – you’re in for some real treats and the pics will be in exotic locations to boot.

Thanks for stopping by…Gotta Go…Gotta Sew

Venita Elaine

This has been a busy week.  Yesterday I visited my co-workers in the city and we had great time catching up.  I spent the rest of the day at Cali Fabrics touching all the wonderful fabrics.  I just finished a skirt and top that I’m wearing to a concert tomorrow night.  Yep….going to see Stevie Wonder and I can’t wait.  The top is Simplicity 1283 and the skirt is Vogue V8882. The top was a dream to make.  I did not have to do anything except extend the length by 2 inches and it is a perfect fit.  The skirt was easy as well and I added a lining to make sure I had a polished look.





I love love love the black embossed knit from Cali Fabrics that I used for the top.  I intended to buy more but I had already blew my fabric budget so I hope it’s there when I return.  The fabric for the skirt is an embossed taffeta. You know – the stuff you use for curtains and pillows.  Well I’m sorry but when I saw the fabric I knew I wanted to use it for a skirt.  The rest is herstory.

See you next time and thanks for stopping by.


7 thoughts on “TBT: It’s a beautiful day….

  1. Wow!! That is absolutely gorgeous. I love that fit, that is fashion style and the best part it’s Ve style. That needs to be in all magazine. Kudos to you!! You Rocked It!! BAM!!!

  2. I love that you are sewing and sharing your passion and gift with the world, Venita!! The skirt and top are stunning and you look absolutely gorgeous!! Keep sewing and keep posting!!

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