Hi Sewcialists! I’m Laquana from Made by Laquana.

For the Sewcialists Sew Brave theme month, I’m going to be completely transparent with you. Almost every project I start, I have some degree of apprehension during the process (audible gasp). I know I’m not the only one, right? I’m always asking myself, is this the right fabric for this project? How will it look on me? Can I pull this color or print off?

Picture of the author standing outside in a denim skirt and a blue sleeveless top.  She has her hands in the pockets of the skirt.

I don’t know about you, but I really hate when I spend a ton of time on something and it doesn’t look like I envisioned. I also struggle with what to make, there’s so much I’d like to make, and with all the shiny fabric and patterns, I’m never quite sure what I want to make and how long it will take. I have to tell my self, JUST DO IT!

Picture of the author standing in the denim skirt with a blue sleeveless top.  There are several trees in the background

From my analytical mind, I typically evaluate every step, ugh, it’s exhausting, my left brain is in overdrive and it... [read more]