Over the last couple of weeks, I've been back into testing mode with the Itch to Stitch Kauai Top! I do enjoy testing for Itch to Stitch - it's a great way to get a project for ME done and build some online sewing friendships along the way! I'd tested a similar style pattern a few years ago (shortly after I started pattern testing) but it was a bit disastrous. Since I trust Itch to Stitch, I thought I'd give this style another shot. (Read more)
MK*Designs recently sent me this adorable panel with Stitch dressed up as various Winnie the Pooh characters on a bee background. The panel was too big for my 3 year old so I decided to use it for my 7 year old instead. The A.A. Milne quote, "The things that make me different are the things that make me," describes my daughter to a T, so this really was perfect for her! (Read More)
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
Time for some new-to-me patterns! For this tour, I sewed up some fantastic patterns from jennuine Design, and also a woven skirt from a Japanese sewing book.
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 Yoko Square Roll-Neck Top
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