children, sewing

Tailored Outfit for Boys {for Raspberry Creek Fabrics}

I do LOVE a tailored shirt and pants on a boy! When I was asked to sew up something for a fall blog using anything from the Raspberry Creek Fabric collection that didn't always get a lot of love, my eye was immediately drawn to the linen chambray collection, and the twill! When I spotted… Continue reading Tailored Outfit for Boys {for Raspberry Creek Fabrics}

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Raspberry Creek Fabrics Christmas Collection 2022

I'm excited to share the newest collection of fabrics from Raspberry Creek! The Christmas collection this year has a number of "mini" collections, which are perfect for creating a cohesive look in your Christmas sewing projects! Since RCF are unable to print a dark background on their cotton based fabrics, I was excited to see… Continue reading Raspberry Creek Fabrics Christmas Collection 2022

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Peony Patterns FREE Apple Berry {Release} featuring Minerva & Jalie

I'm so excited to share the latest release from Peony Patterns - the Apple Berry Skirt and Apple Berry Tee - both of which happen to be completely FREE!! Minerva in the UK sent me this super fun Australian flag canvas fabric, so I decided it would be perfect for my girls' skirts. And of… Continue reading Peony Patterns FREE Apple Berry {Release} featuring Minerva & Jalie

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You Had Me At Sushi!

When my kids saw that the new Raspberry Creek Fabrics Fall Collection had SUSHI fabric, it was pretty much an expectation that I'd be making them something with it! My eldest requested a top and my son surprised me by saying he wanted a sushi shirt too. And, unsurprisingly for him - a tshirt with… Continue reading You Had Me At Sushi!

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Jalie Faux Jumpsuit + Minerva Viscose

Hi sewing friends! A few months ago I signed up to receive Minerva's newest exclusive product, their custom designed Viscose Challis line! They had so many gorgeous new prints, it was hard to pick, but I settled on this bold floral design for my first selection! Normally my kids get all my nice fabrics, but… Continue reading Jalie Faux Jumpsuit + Minerva Viscose

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Itch to Stitch Soller Top & Dress {Release}

I always love a quick and easy sewing pattern test, especially when the end result is so satisfying! The new Soller Top and Dress from Itch to Stitch checks off that box - I was able to get it cut and sewn in just a couple of hours and I love how it turned out!… Continue reading Itch to Stitch Soller Top & Dress {Release}

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Peony Patterns Lilac Shorts + FREE Tigerlily Tank {Release}

The cobbler's son has no shoes. The dress pattern tester's kids have no pants. The complexities of life! I'm excited to report that my girls finally have not one, but multiple pairs of shorts! I always hesitate to test pant/shorts patterns because let's just say I've been jaded by bad fits. I knew a Peony… Continue reading Peony Patterns Lilac Shorts + FREE Tigerlily Tank {Release}

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Mix ‘n’ Match Shorts & Tops for Summer {for FabricMart}

Since I prefer to sew for my children, my own closet gets seriously neglected! I decided to put my own needs first for my FabricMart make this time, and create a pair of comfy shorts and tops for ME! This month I used the Itch to Stitch Hermosa Shorts, Pattern Emporium Hello Gorgeous Top, and… Continue reading Mix ‘n’ Match Shorts & Tops for Summer {for FabricMart}

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Floral Dresses & Swimsuits {for FabricMart}

I'm excited to be doing another year as a Fabricista for FabricMart! Every quarter, FabricMart gives me $50 to spend in their store and then I sew it all up and share it on their blog! This month I was drawn to these two floral prints in their shop - a woven border print, and… Continue reading Floral Dresses & Swimsuits {for FabricMart}