Over the last couple of weeks, I've been back into testing mode with the Itch to Stitch Kauai Top! I do enjoy testing for Itch to Stitch - it's a great way to get a project for ME done and build some online sewing friendships along the way! I'd tested a similar style pattern a few years ago (shortly after I started pattern testing) but it was a bit disastrous. Since I trust Itch to Stitch, I thought I'd give this style another shot. (Read more)
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
This and next week I have the privilege of co-hosting the Basically Jalie Blog Tour with Stephanie of The Petite Sewist! We're joined by a lineup of talented bloggers from all around the world, all sharing their Jalie basics. To top it all off, we have an amazing giveaway too! Add all your favorite things into your own wishlist on Jalie's website, and you might just WIN YOUR JALIE WISHLIST!
For the first time EVER, Jalie has released a FREE pattern! If you've been on the fence about trying Jalie, now is the perfect time to jump in! The pattern is a super easy and fast sew - just 4 pattern pieces, and just like most other Jalie patterns, runs from 2T - adult plus.… Continue reading FREE!! Jalie Yoko Square Roll-Neck Top
Patterns for Pirates is probably THE most popular independent sewing pattern group out there right now, with a Facebook group of over 100,000 members. So it may come as a surprise when I say that the only P4P pattern I've ever actually made is their free "peg legs" leggings pattern! Well, this week that status… Continue reading I made the Wiggle!
I had some leftover fabric from the newest collection from Affordable Fabrics and More (preorder closes tomorrow, Monday November 26), so I decided I needed to make myself some underwear with it! And Oh My Goodness: I am such a DIY underwear convert!!!!! Most comfy undies EVER! Have you made underwear before? I know for me… Continue reading Underwear for me!
With Black Friday upon us, I thought I'd share some of my favorite Etsy sewing patterns and supplies for creating beautiful gifts this holiday season. (Disclaimer: this list is sponsored by Etsy and contains affiliate links - these earn me a little commission and don't affect the price you pay should you make a purchase).… Continue reading Etsy Holiday Gift Guide – Sewing Edition!