Have you ever stared at a pattern and a fabric collection and struggled with visualizing how it will come together? Often when I'm planning out a "strike off" project with custom fabric, I do quick draft in Photoshop first. I use Photoshop because I've owned it for years, but there are some free or cheap… Continue reading How I plan a sewing project in Photoshop
A slightly modified Ottobre Circus Horse Dress in the latest fabrics from Wolf & Rabbit Custom Fabrics - on their new Organic European fabric!
It's time to sew some swimsuits! I sewed up some patterns from Boo! Designs in the new Raspberry Creek Fabrics Swim Collection. Never sewn swim? I've included a couple of tips, just for you!
Time for some new-to-me patterns! For this tour, I sewed up some fantastic patterns from jennuine Design, and also a woven skirt from a Japanese sewing book.
I recently stumbled upon a tester call for the new ModKid Shelby - I thought my 7 year old would adore it (and it would force me to finally try a ModKid pattern!), so I signed up -- and ended up testing for my 3 year old instead! Continued...
After being a member of the Wardrobe By Me pattern testing group for quite possibly an entire year, I finally, FINALLY, had time to participate in a test! My local sewing friend, Shalini, frequently tests for WBM and always raves about them to me, so I knew I wanted to get in on them! I decided that my poor, neglected husband deserved a new make from me, and I knew the Men's Fleece Jacket would be exactly his style.
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