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Boys Camo Jacket, Shirts & Pants {for FabricMart}

I'm featured on the FabricMart blog today! My seven year old son doesn't get a whole lot of sewing love, so when I saw camo Ripstop available at Fabric Mart, I KNEW I had to make him a jacket! With my $50 budget and Fabric Mart's stellar prices, I still had room to add a… Continue reading Boys Camo Jacket, Shirts & Pants {for FabricMart}

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Jalie Martin Lounge Pants {Release}

The Jalie reveal continues! (If you missed my post yesterday, go check out the Jalie Bonnie Romper and all the details on Jalie's latest collection!). Jalie's latest collection includes quite a few menswear patterns. Jalie Martin is a lounge pant and boxer short pattern, designed for boys and men (of course, it can be unisex… Continue reading Jalie Martin Lounge Pants {Release}

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Jennuine Design Limone Lounge Set {Pattern Release}

I had the opportunity a month or two ago to test these fabulous shorts from Jennuine Design! Funnily enough, I was sorting through my youngest daughter's bins of clothing just the other day, and discovered a Tea collection pair that was super similar! So I guess you can say I am very drawn to this… Continue reading Jennuine Design Limone Lounge Set {Pattern Release}

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Christmas Pajama Time!

In this whirlwind of a weird year, it's hard to believe Christmas is only 4 months away. Really. In the sewing world, that means it's definitely time to plan NOW! MK*Designs is one company I love sewing samples for - their fabric collections are always fun and vibrant, and the cotton lycra fabric base is… Continue reading Christmas Pajama Time!

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And then it was Pajama Day, Every Day.

Just in time for Christmas, I made pajamas for my kids - because that is what us sewists are supposed to do at Christmas time, yes? ;-). And then, because my kids insisted on wearing them immediately and I failed to photograph them, they of course: wet the bed the first night, spilled breakfast on… Continue reading And then it was Pajama Day, Every Day.

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Suit up for Summer with Raspberry Creek Fabrics

What a wacky year 2020 is turning out to be yes? When I was first invited to join the annual Raspberry Creek Fabrics Suit up for Summer Blog Tour hosted by SewSophieLynn and Paisley Roots, I of course had no idea that there would be a chance we may not actually GET to wear our swimsuits this year, but one can always HOPE! I don't know about you, but my emotions have been all over the place. Last week all I could see was a downward spiral of gloom, but this week I have a bit more hope. So, here's to a summer of sprinklers, water tables, and HOPEFULLY swimming pools too!

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Kids Cargo Pants & Top

A friend recently introduced me to Threadsmitten, a small online business based local to me in Fairfax, Virginia specializing in European fabrics, notions, and non-Euro indie paper sewing patterns. The owner, Rachel, sent me some of her fabrics to try out and share - and I am just so in love with them!

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Dragon Outfit for my Son

As I've mentioned before, my husband's first name means "dragon" so whenever I have the opportunity to sew up some dragon fabric, I usually jump on it! 

Affordable Fabrics & More sent me some dragon yardage, a coordinate and a panel this week, so it was a nice opportunity to finally make something for my son! I'm hoping this keeps him from feeling jealous of his sisters for at least a couple of weeks, haha! Read more...

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Oliver +S Buttoned-Up Button-Down Shirt

I was in Australia back in March and had promised to make my nephew a PJ Masks shirt, since that's his current obsession. My sister has four boys with this one being her third, so he's pretty accustomed to just getting hand-me-downs in the wardrobe department. As a result, he was VERY excited and proud… Continue reading Oliver +S Buttoned-Up Button-Down Shirt