children, sewing

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}

men, sewing

Simplicity 8519 Pajamas for Minerva

Minerva recently sent me this Robert Kaufman Mammoth Cotton Flannel and it's an absolute dream! Definitely the nicest flannel I've ever come across - thick, soft, and sturdy. My husband habitually blows out the knees in his lounge pants, but I can see this lasting for quite some time! For this project I had a… Continue reading Simplicity 8519 Pajamas for Minerva

children, sewing

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}

sewing, women

Itch to Stitch Upland Trousers {Release}

This post contains affiliate links that help support my blog at no cost to you. It's not often where I sew up a pattern and find myself completely in awe at the designer's talent, but sewing up the Upland Trousers from Itch to Stitch was definitely one of those times! The Upland Trousers are a… Continue reading Itch to Stitch Upland Trousers {Release}

children, sewing, women

Jalie Elle Top, Renee Ponte Pants, & Stella Leggings Release

I'm ready to share more patterns from Jalie's new 13 piece collection! I'm sharing 3 new Jalie patterns - the Elle Reversible Top, Renee Ponte Pants, and the Stella Leggings. As always, these patterns are all available with size 2T - 2XL in one pattern and comes as a PDF or Paper pattern. The PDF's also include projector files for those doing that now!

children, sewing

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!

children, sewing

More MK*Designs Fun

I've been busy this week trying to use up all the yardage I received from MK*Designs! The yoga knit I was sent has certainly proven to be very versatile - with some of the leftovers from my daughter's workout outfit, I was able to whip up a pair of paints and accents on a t-shirt for my son, and a dress for my youngest daughter. It's fun to have them matchy matchy ;-).

These are all staple patterns in my collection - ones that I've made before and get plenty of loving from my kiddos! 

children, sewing

Pooh Bear Top & Shorts

MK*Designs recently sent me this adorable panel with Stitch dressed up as various Winnie the Pooh characters on a bee background. The panel was too big for my 3 year old so I decided to use it for my 7 year old instead. The A.A. Milne quote, "The things that make me different are the things that make me," describes my daughter to a T, so this really was perfect for her! (Read More)