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
Since my husband's name means "dragon," I'm always on the look out for cool dragon fabric! Needless to say, I couldn't resist this dragon print and panel from MK*Designs! This fabric is available for pre-order until December 22nd, 2019 with delivery in 8-12 weeks. Just like every other MK*Designs fabric, this is excellent quality fabric,… Continue reading Dragon Hoodie & Pants
Sometimes it can be hard to find awesome boy friendly fabric, so I was excited to see this new monster car design from MK*Designs! Of course, when it arrived my daughters insisted it was for them and were pretty bitter when I declared it was for their brother. Monster cars for everyone! Each of the… Continue reading Talkin’ or Racin’? Car Fabric for Boys (and Girls!)
Well I suppose my title isn't quite appropriate... my daughter has the flu, so she's not feeling particularly cheery in these photos, but this fabric definitely fits the holiday cheer vibe! About the Fabric Designed and printed in the USA, this gorgeous Winter Forest print is part of a holiday collection currently on preorder from… Continue reading Some Holiday Cheer in a Sweater Dress
I wish my photos weren't so blurry today (rain + hyper 6 y/o who doesn't want photos taken + suddenly discovering SD card was full, does not a nice photograph make!!!). But, with the Wolf & Rabbit preorder closing *today* I wanted to make sure my readers saw more of these gorgeous fabrics sewn up… Continue reading Mountain & Plaid Biker Sweatshirt
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!
Some fun sews for Mr. Model this week! When I found out MK*Designs was sending me a "portal" panel set of Donald Duck, I thought the (aff) MW Patterns Biker Sweatshirt would be a perfect complement for it. This is the same pattern I used a month or so ago when I made the US… Continue reading Magic Portal Biker Sweatshirt
Living in the DC area means we're surrounded by military and government contractors (my husband falls into the latter category!). When Affordable Fabrics and More announced the new military fabric round, I figured I would skip it, since we aren't military (and the sample collection was originally offered to the military seamstresses in our group).… Continue reading U.S. Air Force Jacket
I'm not really one for Halloween themed fabric, but when I saw this Stitch panel along with the Oogie melted crayon, I showed my son and he was *all about it*. The kid adores melted crayon, and in addition to being cat obsessed, he's also really into dogs, so this was a win-win for him!… Continue reading Face Your Fears!
One of my friends had a baby shower on Saturday, so on Friday night I decided to make a hoodie and pants for the mommy-to-be. I cut everything out Friday night and sewed it all together Saturday morning! (*Contains affiliate links) I decided to use the Halla Patterns Kids Stardust Shirt* as my hoodie pattern… Continue reading Zebra baby!