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)
Welcome to day 3 of the Itch to Stitch 2018 blog tour! And, WHEW, I have definitely bitten off more than I can sew this week! We put so much planning into this tour, and I knew from the very beginning what I'd be sewing and in what fabric... and did I start months ago?… Continue reading Blog Tour: ITS Time to Sew Itch to Stitch! & GIVEAWAY!
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
To go along with my pants and top that I shared the other day, I wanted to complete the look with a cardigan. I found this striped sweater knit from Simply By Ti and decided to try and make it work! It's definitely bolder than what I usually would choose for outerwear (I'm a solids… Continue reading To top it off: Jalie Pleated Vest
I had hoped to participate in The Day and Night Dress Challenge earlier this month where the goal was to make two dresses - one as a day look (coffee) and one as an evening look (cocktails). I decided I wanted to pull this off with just one pattern, and for that I settled on… Continue reading Coffee & Cocktails: One dress – Two ways
I'm in desperate need of more sweaters in my wardrobe, so when I selected this white and mint French Terry from Simply By Ti, it was with the intent to make a hoodie for me. I had a number of patterns to decide between. What I really wanted to make was a hoodie with a… Continue reading Halla Soho Top + Simply By Ti Fabric