*Contains affiliate links Welcome to day 4 of the Suit Up For Summer blog tour hosted by Karly Nelson of Paisley Roots and Tami Peterson of Sew Sophie Lynn! I'm excited to have this opportunity to share my swim creations with you and I hope you'll be inspired and encouraged to jump into the swim… Continue reading Suit up for Summer
I rarely sew quick things, so when I saw Itch to Stitch* doing a tester call for the new (and FREE!) Lago Tank,* I figured it would be a great way to get some quick sewing done for me! The Lago Tank has a relaxed fit, arm and neck bands, a comfortable scoop neck, and… Continue reading Itch to Stitch Lago Tank Release
A few months ago I tested the Elegance & Elephants Mira Dress on my baby girl. I planned to make a second one for her big sister and managed to get it done in time for Easter. It's just taken a while to get the photos edited and posted up!! This version uses the final… Continue reading Easter Mira Dresses
I've been a fan of Swoon bags* for a while now and I actually started making one a few years ago with a friend but never got around to finishing it! Eventually I'll get back to it, but in the meantime I'm sewing all the *other* things haha. I don't usually give gifts to my… Continue reading Swoon Heidi Foldover Wristlet Purses
The mark of a great pattern designer is one who is willing to push a deadline until their pattern is just perfect! Terri from Sew Straight and Gather is one such designer. I started testing these patterns a little over a month ago and they are finally ready for release! Terri is based in Canada and designs… Continue reading Sew Straight & Gather Avenue Collection Release
My eldest daughter is passionate about all things arts and crafts related (the apple might not fall far from the tree!). A couple of years ago, I decided to get her a sewing machine for Christmas (she was 4). I settled on the cute little Janome (affiliate link) and she just adored it. After sewing with… Continue reading Sewing Class for Miss 5
After making three pairs of Halla Kids Lounge Pants last year, I was chatting with Samantha, the designer at Halla, who was floored when I mentioned that I'd never been brave enough to sew pants for myself. "Make my pants. You will love them." - is what she said (in a nutshell!). So an idea was… Continue reading Halla Women’s Lounge Pants Showdown!