Do you ever have those projects that you really want to tackle and so you spend hours upon hours reading blogs, books, and watching videos to learn said skill, and then *still* shy away from *actually* tackling said project? This is me with pants. I have wanted to make my own real pants forever, but… Continue reading Sew Americana 2017 Tour
With a number of my friends getting ready to do their first Walt Disney World trips this year, I thought I'd do an almost completely off topic post to share my best tips for a great trip. I'll throw in a couple of sewing projects, just to keep it a little more on topic,… Continue reading Disney World with Kids – My Best Tips!
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 sewing world! We… 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