It's time for another Jalie new collection sew! This time I'm showing you the new Nikita swing dress (also available as a tank top). As a dress, the Nikita is mid-thigh length with a closed racer back and even hem. The tank version is much more interesting, with a cut out in the back and… Continue reading Jalie Nikita Tank & Swing Dress Release
One of the indy sewing pattern highlights every year is the release of the new Jalie pattern collection! As a Jalie promoter, we start seeing the pattern line drawings a few months before the actual release and then have to keep quiet about them until they actually get released! TORTURE! The new collection has 12… Continue reading Jalie Henri Pants & Alex Sweatshirt Release
Jalie's new pattern collection comes out TOMORROW! Now of course, I've sewn up some pieces from their new collection, BUT I also got some sewing done from their existing catalog too! Jalie Women's T-Shirts 2805 If you've followed my blog for a while, this t-shirt might look familiar to you. (When you're on a good… Continue reading Jalie Women’s Tee & Sweatpants
I don't usually do custom orders, but sometimes my arm can be twisted! Since I was going to be in Australia, my younger sister asked if I could make her a couple of dresses for some of her friends kids. Of course, my girls want their own versions too, and maybe sometime this summer I'll… Continue reading Peppermint Swirl Dresses
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!