One of the indy sewing pattern highlights every year is the release of the new Jalie pattern collection! As a Jalie promoter, we start seeing the pattern line drawings a few months before the actual release and then have to keep quiet about them until they actually get released! TORTURE! The new collection has 12… Continue reading Jalie Henri Pants & Alex Sweatshirt Release
Jalie's new pattern collection comes out TOMORROW! Now of course, I've sewn up some pieces from their new collection, BUT I also got some sewing done from their existing catalog too! Jalie Women's T-Shirts 2805 If you've followed my blog for a while, this t-shirt might look familiar to you. (When you're on a good… Continue reading Jalie Women’s Tee & Sweatpants
I don't usually do custom orders, but sometimes my arm can be twisted! Since I was going to be in Australia, my younger sister asked if I could make her a couple of dresses for some of her friends kids. Of course, my girls want their own versions too, and maybe sometime this summer I'll… Continue reading Peppermint Swirl Dresses
Disclosure: this post contains affiliate links. Any purchase you make using them will help support my blog - thanks! You know, it's funny. Before teaching my kids from a math curriculum, I never really considered that the months of the year, days of the week, or whether something was above, below, or between another object… Continue reading It’s Spring! Let’s go outside!
RightStart Math recently won some exciting awards and recognitions. And are you using the correct language for math? Dr. Cotter's recent blog post talks about why you shouldn't use these non-math terms or made up words in math.
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Have you ever stared at a pattern and a fabric collection and struggled with visualizing how it will come together? Often when I'm planning out a "strike off" project with custom fabric, I do quick draft in Photoshop first. I use Photoshop because I've owned it for years, but there are some free or cheap… Continue reading How I plan a sewing project in Photoshop