We're kicking off the annual Sew Long Summer blog tour this week, which is all about transitional wardrobe pieces, finishing up things that didn't get done over the summer, and whatever else Sew Long Summer might mean! Thanks to Mahlica Designs for hosting! I had so many ideas floating around my head for this tour… Continue reading Sew Long Summer Blog Tour
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...
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