We're kicking off the annual Sew Long Summer blog tour this week, which is all about transitional wardrobe pieces, finishing up things that didn't get done over the summer, and whatever else Sew Long Summer might mean! Thanks to Mahlica Designs for hosting! I had so many ideas floating around my head for this tour… Continue reading Sew Long Summer Blog Tour
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Jalie Women’s Tee & Sweatpants
Jalie's new pattern collection comes out TOMORROW! Now of course, I've sewn up some pieces from their new collection, BUT I also got some sewing done from their existing catalog too! Jalie Women's T-Shirts 2805 If you've followed my blog for a while, this t-shirt might look familiar to you. (When you're on a good… Continue reading Jalie Women’s Tee & Sweatpants
ModKid Shelby Dress Release (and: how to sew lace sleeves)
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...
Basically Jalie Blog Tour & Giveaway!
This and next week I have the privilege of co-hosting the Basically Jalie Blog Tour with Stephanie of The Petite Sewist! We're joined by a lineup of talented bloggers from all around the world, all sharing their Jalie basics. To top it all off, we have an amazing giveaway too! Add all your favorite things into your own wishlist on Jalie's website, and you might just WIN YOUR JALIE WISHLIST!
FREE!! Jalie Emilie Square Roll-Neck Top
For the first time EVER, Jalie has released a FREE pattern! If you've been on the fence about trying Jalie, now is the perfect time to jump in! The pattern is a super easy and fast sew - just 4 pattern pieces, and just like most other Jalie patterns, runs from 2T - adult plus.… Continue reading FREE!! Jalie Emilie Square Roll-Neck Top
I made the Wiggle!
Patterns for Pirates is probably THE most popular independent sewing pattern group out there right now, with a Facebook group of over 100,000 members. So it may come as a surprise when I say that the only P4P pattern I've ever actually made is their free "peg legs" leggings pattern! Well, this week that status… Continue reading I made the Wiggle!
Underwear for me!
I had some leftover fabric from the newest collection from Affordable Fabrics and More (preorder closes tomorrow, Monday November 26), so I decided I needed to make myself some underwear with it! And Oh My Goodness: I am such a DIY underwear convert!!!!! Most comfy undies EVER! Have you made underwear before? I know for me… Continue reading Underwear for me!
Under the Sea! Lottchen Tunic
Affordable Fabrics and More has done it again with another gorgeous fabric collection! For this one, I used the Lottchen Top/Tunic/Dress by German designer, Pea aus Schilde and I just love how it turned out! Read on to learn more about this outfit! It took me *ages* to decide how I wanted to use this… Continue reading Under the Sea! Lottchen Tunic
Sew Long Summer: It’s Cardigan Time!
Can you believe summer is nearly over?? (Well, for my northern hemisphere readers, that is!). We've had a pretty wet summer here in Virginia, and of course, the week school went back, it was sunny and over 90 degrees every day. Now, however, we have a hurricane bearing down on us, so we're expecting rain,… Continue reading Sew Long Summer: It’s Cardigan Time!
U.S. Air Force Toddler Dress
And last but not least, today I'm sharing my final make with Affordable Fabrics & More's military collection! Aren't these clouds adorable?! They can easily work for coordinating with the rest of the Air Force fabrics, or with something else entirely! (*Contains affiliate links) I usually don't do quick, fast sews. I don't know… Continue reading U.S. Air Force Toddler Dress