sewing, women

Itch to Stitch Soller Top & Dress {Release}

I always love a quick and easy sewing pattern test, especially when the end result is so satisfying! The new Soller Top and Dress from Itch to Stitch checks off that box - I was able to get it cut and sewn in just a couple of hours and I love how it turned out!… Continue reading Itch to Stitch Soller Top & Dress {Release}

sewing, women

Mix ‘n’ Match Shorts & Tops for Summer {for FabricMart}

Since I prefer to sew for my children, my own closet gets seriously neglected! I decided to put my own needs first for my FabricMart make this time, and create a pair of comfy shorts and tops for ME! This month I used the Itch to Stitch Hermosa Shorts, Pattern Emporium Hello Gorgeous Top, and… Continue reading Mix ‘n’ Match Shorts & Tops for Summer {for FabricMart}

children, sewing

Peony Patterns Juniper Dress {Release}

So for this last month or so, I've been on a bit of a sewing hiatus. It wasn't really *intentional* - the issue was that my sewing machine refused to do an automatic buttonhole. This issue started back in October, and when I took it into the shop for them to fix it, their tech… Continue reading Peony Patterns Juniper Dress {Release}

children, sewing

Floral Dresses & Swimsuits {for FabricMart}

I'm excited to be doing another year as a Fabricista for FabricMart! Every quarter, FabricMart gives me $50 to spend in their store and then I sew it all up and share it on their blog! This month I was drawn to these two floral prints in their shop - a woven border print, and… Continue reading Floral Dresses & Swimsuits {for FabricMart}

sewing, women

Itch to Stitch Azores Top & Dress {Release}

Happy 2022! Late last year, I tested the Azores Top & Dress for Itch to Stitch and it just released TODAY! This is an adorable top with shirred waist and sleeves, available in women's sizes 00-40. Perfect with flowy, lightweight fabrics, the top makes for a very feminine blouse. Azores is rated as intermediate+ due… Continue reading Itch to Stitch Azores Top & Dress {Release}

children, sewing

Christmas Sparkles & Fur, Oh My! {for FabricMart}

With just a few days to go before Christmas, I knew my final FabricMart make of 2021 needed to be fancy Christmas dresses for my daughters! Ignoring all the dire warnings from sewists on the Internet, I bravely selected some cranberry sequined stretch velvet, panther black polyester faux fur, and polyester stretch lining. And then… Continue reading Christmas Sparkles & Fur, Oh My! {for FabricMart}

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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}

children, sewing

Peony Patterns Gardenia Dress {Release}

Peony Patterns has a new dress out, and it's just gorgeous! I had initially planned on NOT sewing up a Gardenia Dress in time for the release, but the day before the launch, I decided to get sewing on one. In chiffon. Because that is how I roll. Gardenia is Carlie Di Cecco's first design… Continue reading Peony Patterns Gardenia Dress {Release}

children, women

Mommy & Me for Fabric Mart

I'm back on the Fabric Mart blog today with a couple of outfits for me and my girls, all using some pretty Italian designer crepe! I ventured out of my pattern comfort zone too, and finally tried my hand at a True/Bias pattern! I used the Roscoe Dress for me, and since I had so… Continue reading Mommy & Me for Fabric Mart