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...
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!
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
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!
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!
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
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!
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
Happy Father's Day! I suppose it would be most appropriate to show the AMAZING things I made for my husband for Father's Day, right? Well, wife of the year here folks. With the onset of stomach bugs this week, the plan to make *something* for my husband just didn't materialize. My kids did, however, all… Continue reading Jalie Clara Leggings & Adele Flutter Sleeve Tunic
Phew, it has been a whirlwind week here! (Or perhaps a whirlwind few months if I'm truly honest with myself.) I'm notorious for biting off a ton of things in the hope that some of those things get accomplished. My super-planner husband shakes his head always! For the last few years we've been using Classical… Continue reading Jalie Magic Tee & Pencil Skirt