sewing, women

Itch to Stitch Book Release! – Carlsbad Cardigan

Time for another Itch to Stitch Sew Beautiful make! The Carlsbad Cardigan is my FAVORITE thing in the upcoming book from Itch to Stitch, Sew Beautiful: Make Stylish Handmade Clothing with Simple Stitch-And-Wear Patterns. As I mentioned in yesterday's post about the Prague Top, this book includes 8 beginner friendly patterns, perfect for a capsule wardrobe, and releases on December 8 in both Kindle and paperback versions, and you can preorder it right now!

sewing, women

Itch to Stitch Book Release! Prague Top

I'm so excited to share that Kennis Wong, the designer at Itch to Stitch (a pattern company for which I've been a longtime tester), is releasing her first BOOK! The book, Sew Beautiful: Make Stylish Handmade Clothing With Simple Stitch-And-Wear Patterns, is available for preorder in paperback and digital formats and includes eight patterns geared towards beginner sewists and perfect for creating a capsule wardrobe.

children, sewing

Peony Patterns Daisy Dress + Iris Embroidery

I'm back with another lovely dress from Peony Patterns! The Daisy Dress was included in Peony Patterns' first collection earlier this year, but I never had a chance to sew it up. Since I wanted to try another variation of the Iris hand embroidery, this was a great motivation to get Daisy made! About the… Continue reading Peony Patterns Daisy Dress + Iris Embroidery

sewing, women

Itch to Stitch Causeway Bomber {Release}

Sewing friends!! I am oh so proud of my latest make!! The new Itch to Stitch Causeway Bomber jacket is probably the most complicated thing I've ever made, but nevertheless, after making the muslin, I was able to bang it out over two evenings and a Saturday afternoon. With some patience (and maybe a few glasses of wine!) you can make this awesome jacket too!

children, sewing

Ivy & Marigold + Aboriginal Art

In my last post, I shared how I took a trip to Artistic Artifacts to get some Tilda fabric. I should probably amend that to say I actually first decided to go because I realized they had Australian Aboriginal fabric *and then* realized they had Tilda too! Knowing that I was about to sew up… Continue reading Ivy & Marigold + Aboriginal Art

children, sewing

Peony Patterns Ivy & Marigold Dresses {Release}

So I've been busy again making dresses for my girls! What can I say? Some things are just hard to resist! Peony Patterns have added two new sewing patterns and one more embroidery pattern to their collection - so naturally, after being so obsessed with my last Peony sew, I had to sign up to… Continue reading Peony Patterns Ivy & Marigold Dresses {Release}