sewing, women

To top it off: Jalie Pleated Vest

To go along with my pants and top that I shared the other day, I wanted to complete the look with a cardigan. I found this striped sweater knit from Simply By Ti and decided to try and make it work! It's definitely bolder than what I usually would choose for outerwear (I'm a solids… Continue reading To top it off: Jalie Pleated Vest

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sewing, women

I made pants for me! Jalie Éléonore + T-shirt

So I finally made a pair of pants for me! And I want to love them so so much... and they fit perfectly when I have them ON, but getting them ON is the challenging part, LOL. So what did I do wrong with them? Well, since my waist is significantly smaller than my hips,… Continue reading I made pants for me! Jalie Éléonore + T-shirt

accessories, children, sewing

Spring Into Color! A Sewing by Ti Blog Tour

This month's Sewing By Ti blog tour theme is inspired by the 2018 Pantone Spring color forecast. I'm not one to be particularly observant about color trends, nor do I tend to dress to them. And for this tour, I almost decided to disregard the tour brief entirely and just do my own spring inspired… Continue reading Spring Into Color! A Sewing by Ti Blog Tour

sewing, women

DG Patterns Tour: Marino Top & Giveaway

Welcome to Day 4 of the Fresh Start Blog Tour with DG Patterns*! It's that time of year to make a fresh start: new habits, new wardrobes, and new things. Every day this week, my fellow bloggers and I will be sharing how we're getting a fresh start with DG Patterns. There's also a giveaway… Continue reading DG Patterns Tour: Marino Top & 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

sewing, women

Working out the New Year

A couple of months ago, my husband and I decided to re-join our local gym. I quit going after I had my first kid about 6 years ago, and since this gym has swimming lessons, it worked out better for us to move our kids lessons to the gym and get family membership. The thing… Continue reading Working out the New Year