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My weekend with Melky Jean & #MiMicItMonday Featuring:Mimi G

My weekend with Melky Jean...

What a weekend it was!!! I was able to reconnect with a high school alum and had the opportunity to showcase some of my designs and be a blessing to a group of young women in one felt swoop. I had the honor and privilege of being invited to participate in the Carma Foundation annual makeovers. It was my very first time in this of atmosphere and it was amazing. The young ladies got the royal treatment, from sew-ins, full make up, and 2-3 new outfits. I was surrounded by so many extremely talented women and got to see what it was like to be a stylist. As if that wasn't enough Melky gave me some encouraging words that she has no idea changed my life! Thanks again Melky for the opportunity! And I love that Tickled Pink Maxi on you! Check out a few pics below...

Team Carma

#MiMicItMonday:Featuring Mimi G

I knew when I saw this look on Tieko and Mimi's blog...I had to have it! I used Mimi's Simplicity 1283 to create the top. Mimi opted for a crop top effect, however the way my non existent abs are set up I added a few inches to lengthen the top. (And lining up those stripes gave me fever LOL). Now Ms. Mimi bought her skirt from Forever 21 and I created my skirt using New Look 6314. The pattern called for a waistband and side zipper, however I decided to just use the skirt from the pattern and created my own high waisted waistband and added some buttons for flavor!

As always my loves and until next time,
Keep it Sassy,Classy, Sexy, Period.


  1. Nice..see u been hard at work in the lab again. ..look you marvelous

  2. Yassss!! This is definitely one of my favorite looks LL.. You rocked!!!

  3. Your sewing will take you around the world. Keep going this is just the beginning.

  4. Your sewing will take you around the world. Keep going this is just the beginning.


  5. Love it! Keep up the awesome work!

  6. You did a really nice job on this outfit LL!

  7. You doing your thing!Go Diva! ☺ Love it! ☺

  8. I love that you're in the community giving back. What a wonderful opportunity for you. I pray that there will many more for you in the near future. Keep moving forward, my sister.


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