children, sewing

FeeFeeFashion Hoody Filou with Beanpop Fabrics

Guys! I successfully sewed up another German pattern! (I still did spend an awful amount of time translating and re-reading through the instructions and wondering, can I really sew this up without making a muslin and get it done quickly??!). (My first German pattern is over here). This one is the FeeFeeFashion Hoody Filou (kids)… Continue reading FeeFeeFashion Hoody Filou with Beanpop Fabrics

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children, sewing

My first German pattern!

I finally took the plunge and made my very first German pattern! I've been seeing so many amazing German patterns floating around the web lately and knew I had to overcome all fears and get my feet wet with them. About the Fabric Firstly, I received this gorgeous unicorn fabric, panel and coordinates from It's… Continue reading My first German pattern!

sewing, women

These are a few of my Favorite (sewing) Things

Welcome to Day 29 of the My Favorite (Sewing) Things Tour hosted by Sewing by Ti! I had a hard time deciding which favorites I would use for this tour! Even though children's wear is my first love, I decided that, since this is the year of sewing for me -- and because this tour… Continue reading These are a few of my Favorite (sewing) Things

Accessories, children, sewing

Back to School Blog Tour with Pickle Toes AND Giveaway!

Can you believe school starts in less than a month??! Well -- for those of you living in Virginia and most of the USA, that is! (Completely unrelated aside: I remember growing up in Australia and being *super* confused during the movie Grease, when the students would return to school immediately after Christmas - in… Continue reading Back to School Blog Tour with Pickle Toes AND Giveaway!

children, sewing

Boo! Designs Skater Dress – Wonder Woman

Will the love for the Boo! Designs Skater Dress* ever cease? (See some of what I've made already here and here.) I had no intentions to actually make a Wonder Woman costume for my daughter, but a few months ago I was in Spandex World in NYC and spied the glitter star spandex. It was calling to… Continue reading Boo! Designs Skater Dress – Wonder Woman

children, sewing

Duchess & Hare Blog Tour & Giveaway!

Welcome to Day 2 of the Duchess & Hare Blog Tour! I don't know about you, but I tend to shy away from sewing patterns from designers I've never heard of. So, when Bernadette (of Duchess & Hare) requested bloggers to join her tour, I hesitated. A quick scour of the Pattern Review group, however, revealed… Continue reading Duchess & Hare Blog Tour & Giveaway!