Last month we learned that Kennis, the designer at Itch to Stitch, had her home burgled with thieves taking her uninsured sewing machine, photography equipment, computer, pots and pans, hair dryer, and more! A few of us decided we wanted to do more than just send condolences, so an idea was born and here we… Continue reading Itch to Stitch Love Blog Tour
Well, Halloween is behind us (ahem, belated blog post on that coming soon!), which means it is *prime time* to get Christmas dresses out of the way! This week I helped test the new Duchess & Hare Take a Bow Dress and Cape Winslet, and together they make a most delightful (and not particularly complicated)… Continue reading Duchess & Hare – Take A Bow Dress & Cape Winslet Release
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
Have you always wanted to sew but just not quite sure how to get started? Live in an area where there are no in-person sewing classes nearby, or in a life stage where getting out of the house to attend a class is *impossible*? Next week, my friend Ti at Simply By Ti will be… Continue reading FREE! LIVE Sewing Classes!
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!
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
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!