sewing, children

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!

sewing, women

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

sewing, women

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}

children, sewing

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}

sewing, women

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}

sewing, women

Itch to Stitch Lemont Top {Release}

I tested the Itch to Stitch Lemont Top this week, and ended up making two! (I had hoped to get #2 photographed before the release, but I still need to remove the basting stitches from it and clip all the threads.... so, maybe in a day or two I'll get some photos of it!). After… Continue reading Itch to Stitch Lemont Top {Release}

children, sewing

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}

sewing, women

Itch to Stitch Sibiu Top {Release}

My month of clothes for me continues, with the new Sibiu Top from Itch to Stitch! I love how easy this cosy top is to whip up! I feel like the thing that took the longest time was getting it all cut out (I don't know about you, but cutting out takes me forever, making… Continue reading Itch to Stitch Sibiu Top {Release}

sewing, women

Itch to Stitch Azores Top & Dress {Release}

Happy 2022! Late last year, I tested the Azores Top & Dress for Itch to Stitch and it just released TODAY! This is an adorable top with shirred waist and sleeves, available in women's sizes 00-40. Perfect with flowy, lightweight fabrics, the top makes for a very feminine blouse. Azores is rated as intermediate+ due… Continue reading Itch to Stitch Azores Top & Dress {Release}

children, sewing

Boys Camo Jacket, Shirts & Pants {for FabricMart}

I'm featured on the FabricMart blog today! My seven year old son doesn't get a whole lot of sewing love, so when I saw camo Ripstop available at Fabric Mart, I KNEW I had to make him a jacket! With my $50 budget and Fabric Mart's stellar prices, I still had room to add a… Continue reading Boys Camo Jacket, Shirts & Pants {for FabricMart}