Geneva Cardigan Blog Tour Hey, all! It's my stop on Coffee and Thread's Geneva Cardigan Blog Tour! Have you been following along? I am loving ALL the cardigans on the tour, so far. Everything from textured knits, and color-blocking, and frills, Oh My! So much inspiration! First, I have to tell you; a little while ago,… Continue reading Geneva Cardigan Blog Tour
Guten Tag, Friends! I am stepping away from my usual vintage vibe to sew up something a little more practical with clothes my kids will actually WANT to wear. Zierstoff is a new-to-me German pattern company that features styles for everyone. Everything from fun and sporty hoodies for a day of play, to skirts and blouses… Continue reading Sew Clothes Your Kids Will Actually WANT To Wear
I recently had the opportunity to participate in a new type of project. Rebecca from Mummykins & Me had a vision for a fresh, new look to her website and brand. So, rather than testing a new pattern, I had the opportunity to sew up an existing one and incorporate her fabulous new color palate.… Continue reading Mummykins & Me Rebrand and Launch
Bad Wolf Sorry, no 'Doctor Who' here. Wrong "Bad Wolf." We're talking about THE Bad Wolf. That menacing creatures featured in so many children's stories. But who knew how stylish and cool he was, till now? The Bad Wolf Vest from Puperita is a fun and super cool way for (not so) bad little boys… Continue reading Bad Wolf!
It's Back to School again! The rest of America is out fighting the crowds to buy cheap, fast fashion that's guaranteed to fall apart in a month. But not us sewists (is that even a real word?)! We scour the fabric shops, looking for the best and comfiest materials. We buy up ALL the new… Continue reading Back to School!!!
Kelly from Unfancy Designs sure has been busy! She's releasing yet another pattern and I was lucky enough to be a tester for her again. This time, we have the Unfancy Pants. These pants are very on trend with the paneled waistband with front pleats and tapered legs. And, they work well for both boys and… Continue reading Pattern Testing: The Unfancy Pants
Well, it's about time! A sewing project for the boys! So far, all of my projects here have revolved around Anna. But what about my boys? Anna has 3 (that's right, 3!) older brothers. They tend to get left out when it comes to sewing. Patterns for boys always seem to either be too young-looking… Continue reading FINALLY! Sewing for my Boy