Have you heard of Misusu? I've been eyeing their patterns for maybe a year now but am yet to jump in and buy one. I love the unique designs in their collection - lots of interesting shapes such as this Dia Sweater, which is what caught my attention in the first place! Misusu recently announced… Continue reading Misusu FREEkin’ Sewing Challenge!
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
When it comes to sewing, it's easy to skip over the basic t-shirt. They're pretty cheap and easy to buy from the store, right? Well, today I'm going to inspire you to 1) Make a t-shirt, and 2) Change up that t-shirt! (*Contains affiliate links) This month's Sewing Blue Blog Tour, hosted by Made for… Continue reading Glow in the Dark Dragon Tee! (And Giveaway!)
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
(Post contains affiliate* links) It has been so long since I've been part of a pattern test, so when I saw the Itch to Stitch test announcement for the Nottingham Top* and Kennis, the designer, stating it was a 2 hour sew, I jumped on! I love testing for Itch to Stitch - the patterns… Continue reading Itch to Stitch Nottingham Top Pattern Release
Daughter: It's not FAIR!!!! Me: What's not fair? Daughter: I want star pockets too! 😦 Little Miss 6 might have a pang of jealousy that her brother FINALLY has a new mama made outfit and she does not! And I guess I owe her a dress with star pockets! Today I'm sharing my project from… Continue reading Boys in Summer Blog Tour: I just wanna be a cat