The owner of Whimsy Baby Customs recently asked me to make her a swimsuit. Making swimsuits for others still makes me really nervous, so I decided I would make the style she wanted for my daughter first before tackling the adult suit. I already had the Jalie Diane in my collection and thought that would work well for the design she was looking for.
It's time for another Jalie new collection sew! This time I'm showing you the new Nikita swing dress (also available as a tank top). As a dress, the Nikita is mid-thigh length with a closed racer back and even hem. The tank version is much more interesting, with a cut out in the back and… Continue reading Jalie Nikita Tank & Swing Dress Release
One of the indy sewing pattern highlights every year is the release of the new Jalie pattern collection! As a Jalie promoter, we start seeing the pattern line drawings a few months before the actual release and then have to keep quiet about them until they actually get released! TORTURE! The new collection has 12… Continue reading Jalie Henri Pants & Alex Sweatshirt Release
Jalie's new pattern collection comes out TOMORROW! Now of course, I've sewn up some pieces from their new collection, BUT I also got some sewing done from their existing catalog too! Jalie Women's T-Shirts 2805 If you've followed my blog for a while, this t-shirt might look familiar to you. (When you're on a good… Continue reading Jalie Women’s Tee & Sweatpants
I can't believe we've come to our last day of the Basically Jalie blog tour (co-hosted with the Petite Sewist!). Everything has been so inspiring! (If you missed the first post, go back and check it out here). I’m excited about our Day 5 bloggers and can’t wait to read their write ups! **RARE SALE ALERT** It's… Continue reading Basically Jalie Blog Tour – Day 5
....And we're back with anther day of the Basically Jalie blog tour that I'm co-hosting with the Petite Sewist! I've loved all the different things I've seen each blogger sew up -- AND the basics our readers have been sharing on Facebook and Instagram! (If you missed the first post, go back and check it out here). I’m… Continue reading Basically Jalie Blog Tour – Day 4
This week I’m co-hosting the Basically Jalie blog tour with the Petite Sewist. I've been so inspired by all the things I've seen so far - the talent in the sewing community is just incredible! (If you missed the first post, go back and check it out here). I'm excited about our Day 3 bloggers… Continue reading Basically Jalie Blog Tour – Day 3