*Contains affiliate links Welcome to day 4 of the Suit Up For Summer blog tour hosted by Karly Nelson of Paisley Roots and Tami Peterson of Sew Sophie Lynn! I'm excited to have this opportunity to share my swim creations with you and I hope you'll be inspired and encouraged to jump into the swim… Continue reading Suit up for Summer
I rarely sew quick things, so when I saw Itch to Stitch* doing a tester call for the new (and FREE!) Lago Tank,* I figured it would be a great way to get some quick sewing done for me! The Lago Tank has a relaxed fit, arm and neck bands, a comfortable scoop neck, and… Continue reading Itch to Stitch Lago Tank Release
If it weren't for pattern testing, I would probably never sew for myself, so when I saw the testing call for the Itch to Stitch Anza Jumpsuit & Dress,* I knew I had to be on it! Because I fear making pants (haha), I opted to test the dress version. Usually I try to sew… Continue reading Itch to Stitch Anza Jumpsuit & Dress Release
After making three pairs of Halla Kids Lounge Pants last year, I was chatting with Samantha, the designer at Halla, who was floored when I mentioned that I'd never been brave enough to sew pants for myself. "Make my pants. You will love them." - is what she said (in a nutshell!). So an idea was… Continue reading Halla Women’s Lounge Pants Showdown!
I recently had the opportunity to test the Itch to Stitch Newport Top*. This was my first time testing for this designer and my third time testing a pattern for me. The Newport* is a boatneck style top with two sleeve options - full length and 3/4 length flute. It features a high-low hem and envelope… Continue reading Itch to Stitch Newport Top Release
I have always loved the look of this Burda dress and with an upcoming wedding and the need for a nursing friendly dress, I decided to tackle it, making some modifications. The major mod was switching from woven to knit. Since I was using knit, I omitted the zipper. The pattern calls for ombre silk,… Continue reading BurdaStyle 6/2010 #126 Dress