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
A slightly modified Ottobre Circus Horse Dress in the latest fabrics from Wolf & Rabbit Custom Fabrics - on their new Organic European fabric!
It's time to sew some swimsuits! I sewed up some patterns from Boo! Designs in the new Raspberry Creek Fabrics Swim Collection. Never sewn swim? I've included a couple of tips, just for you!
Time for some new-to-me patterns! For this tour, I sewed up some fantastic patterns from jennuine Design, and also a woven skirt from a Japanese sewing book.
This year, I want to spend MORE of my time doing what I love and LESS of my time on things I'm SUPPOSED to do each day - like prepping dinner! Do you need to streamline your life too? Read more...
I recently stumbled upon a tester call for the new ModKid Shelby - I thought my 7 year old would adore it (and it would force me to finally try a ModKid pattern!), so I signed up -- and ended up testing for my 3 year old instead! Continued...
Oh friends, the Homeschooling winter slump is a real thing! Between snow days, holidays, and general interruptions, we have hardly got any math done in the last few weeks! But, spring is coming. Amiright?