I'm in desperate need of more sweaters in my wardrobe, so when I selected this white and mint French Terry from Simply By Ti, it was with the intent to make a hoodie for me. I had a number of patterns to decide between. What I really wanted to make was a hoodie with a… Continue reading Halla Soho Top + Simply By Ti Fabric
Happy um, Fall, y'all? Ok, so this blog post is OH SO LATE! And it should have even happened well before Fall just gone *sigh*. (Right now, we're actually in the middle of an arctic freeze with no snow to make it fun, so Fall would be just lovely right now!) Last December (that… Continue reading Hallå Carefree Dress
These last couple of days I've been sharing two things I was able to make with 1 yard of MK*Designs "Evil" Melted Crayon (a dress for my daughter and a hoodie and pants for my son)! Today, I'm showing you my last make - I use a piece of it to color-block the Halla Stardust… Continue reading Halla Color-blocked Stardust Tank
Today I'm letting my son get some lovin'! As you'll be able to see from these photos, he was *super* excited that I made something for him!! With some of my leftover MK*Designs "Evil Melted Crayon" fabric (used in my daughter's Boo! Designs Skater Dress), I sewed up a Hallå Stardust short sleeved hoodie (from… Continue reading Hallå Stardust Hoodie & Forever Fit Joggers
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
After making three pairs of Halla Kids Lounge Pants last year, I was chatting with Samantha, the designer at Halla, who was floored when I mentioned that I'd never been brave enough to sew pants for myself. "Make my pants. You will love them." - is what she said (in a nutshell!). So an idea was… Continue reading Halla Women’s Lounge Pants Showdown!
When your husband’s name translates to “dragon,” Znok creates a dragon print fabric, and Halla Patterns offers you some fabric and a pattern in exchange for a review, you respond with a resounding YES! First up: The Fabric I had never sewn with Znok before and now that I have, I am in love! It… Continue reading Halla Kids’ Lounge Pants