For the last few months, Simple Life Pattern Company have been testing their new collection and TODAY is the day it releases! I tested the Ella dress - a knit dress/tunic with an open back and option for an asymmetrical circle skirt and my daughter just adores it!
This post contains affiliate links that help support my blog. A friend recently introduced me to Threadsmitten, a small online business based local to me in Fairfax, Virginia specializing in European fabrics, notions, and non-Euro indie paper sewing patterns. The owner, Rachel, sent me some of her fabrics to try out and share - and… Continue reading Kids Cargo Pants & Top
I’m so excited that my kids are starting to read the Harry Potter books! While I have the series in a combo of paperback and hardcover - and some British, some Australian, and some US editions - we’ve been borrowing the e-audiobooks from the library and listening to them instead. And of course, one of the best outcomes from getting my kids into HP, is that my daughter picked out this HP inspired fabric from the current pre-order round at MK*Designs!
It's January, which means it's definitely time I made more use of my gym membership! But in the meantime, instead of making more workout outfits for me, I made them for my daughter instead.
Happy new year! One thing I often do when I sew is listen to audiobooks. Last Christmas, my husband bought me these noise cancelling headphones in preparation for our trip to Australia and these turned out to be PERFECT for enabling me to listen to audiobooks while using my loud serger and sewing machines!
This post contains affiliate links that help support my blog. As the winter break continues and kids start getting tired of their new toys, it's great to have a couple of math games up your sleeve. This month, RightStart have been sharing a number of games on their blog. Some of these games do… Continue reading Winter Math Games
Merry Christmas! It's been a little quiet here on the blogging front - but with Christmas sewing out of the way, I hope to get back into the swing of things again very soon! I wanted to quickly share an excellent deal on one of my favorite designers! This is the ONE DAY in the year you'll be able to score Boo! Designs patterns for 40% off!! If you plan to make outfits for girls or swimsuits for your kids this summer, this is the pattern company to stock up on!