sewing, women

Coffee & Cocktails: One dress – Two ways

I had hoped to participate in The Day and Night Dress Challenge earlier this month where the goal was to make two dresses - one as a day look (coffee) and one as an evening look (cocktails). I decided I wanted to pull this off with just one pattern, and for that I settled on… Continue reading Coffee & Cocktails: One dress – Two ways

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children, sewing

P&M Patterns Tour: Gus for Girls + Giveaway

Welcome to day 4 of the P&M Patterns Blog Tour! P&M Patterns is a new-to-me designer based in France. The patterns however are in both English and French! The pattern company was established in 2012 with just children's designs, but has since branched out into women's (many mommy & me options available!). The designs are… Continue reading P&M Patterns Tour: Gus for Girls + Giveaway

sewing, women

Halla Soho Top + Simply By Ti Fabric

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

children, sewing

Duchess & Hare – Take A Bow Dress & Cape Winslet Release

Well, Halloween is behind us (ahem, belated blog post on that coming soon!), which means it is *prime time* to get Christmas dresses out of the way! This week I helped test the new Duchess & Hare Take a Bow Dress and Cape Winslet, and together they make a most delightful (and not particularly complicated)… Continue reading Duchess & Hare – Take A Bow Dress & Cape Winslet Release

children, sewing

Duchess & Hare Blog Tour & Giveaway!

Welcome to Day 2 of the Duchess & Hare Blog Tour! I don't know about you, but I tend to shy away from sewing patterns from designers I've never heard of. So, when Bernadette (of Duchess & Hare) requested bloggers to join her tour, I hesitated. A quick scour of the Pattern Review group, however, revealed… Continue reading Duchess & Hare Blog Tour & Giveaway!

children, men, sewing, women

Suit up for Summer

Welcome to day 4 of the Suit Up For Summer blog tour hosted by Karly Nelson of Paisley Roots and Tami Peterson of Sew Sophie Lynn! I'm excited to have this opportunity to share my swim creations with you and I hope you'll be inspired and encouraged to jump into the swim sewing world! We… Continue reading Suit up for Summer