Last month we learned that Kennis, the designer at Itch to Stitch, had her home burgled with thieves taking her uninsured sewing machine, photography equipment, computer, pots and pans, hair dryer, and more! A few of us decided we wanted to do more than just send condolences, so an idea was born and here we… Continue reading Itch to Stitch Love Blog Tour
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!
My daughter is currently growing like a weed, so I whipped up these Ottobre sweatpants for her (4/2013 #27). I thought they would be an immediate hit. I mean, flowers, girls, yes? Sigh. Apparently the fabric is too scratchy. Oh well. She has at least had some wear out of them (enough to fade… Continue reading Ottobre Ultimate Casual Sweatpants 4/2013 #27
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
Confession. I started these pants approximately a year ago. I finished them, put them on my toddler and discovered the elastic was way too loose. And then I decided it would make more sense to use adjustable elastic so I left them in the “to do” pile. I bought the elastic and still, they stayed… Continue reading Oliver+S Art Museum Pants and Sketchbook Shirt