Ladies!!! Have you seen the latest pattern just released from Mummykins and Me?! If not, you really need to check this out..... That's right! The NEW Kingston Jacket is THE denim jacket everyone needs in their wardrobe, and it's available in women and kids' unisex sizes (Hey! That includes the boys, too!) And, it's just… Continue reading Why I Love Mummykins and Me + The NEW Kingston Jacket
Hello, lovely sewing ladies (and gents)! Today, I will be showing you how to sew a faux corset with modesty panel. It's my turn to share my hack for the Angie Pattern Hack-a-Thon from SisBoom! Have you been following along? The Angie Dress has a simple, classic design that lends itself well as the base… Continue reading How To Sew a Faux Corset- Featuring SisBoom
Happy St. Patty's Day, Friends! Did you know that retailers are expecting record sales for St.Patty's Day this year? According to a poll on FOX News, consumers plan to spend the most $$$ on food (when did potatoes get so expensive?) followed by beverages (because...Friday). But, number 3 on the list was clothing. Yep! Because you know you… Continue reading A Brilliant NEW Pattern from Coffee and Thread
As a stay-at-home mom living on a tiny Island, I don't get much opportunity to dress myself up. Because, let's face it. Pretty dresses just aren't practical for a mom of 4, running kids around in our wet and rainy Pacific Northwest weather. Most days, I'm lucky if I even get to brush my hair,… Continue reading Dressed in Vintage Style
Who doesn't love a little vintage inspiration? If you follow me at all, you know how much I love vintage and vintage inspired things. So when Rebecca from Mummykins and Me put out the testing call for this sweet, little tie neck blouse, I didn't hesitate to sign up! The first thing I thought of… Continue reading A Sweet Vintage-Inspired Outfit from Mummykins and Me
Well, after a whirlwind Holiday Season of sewing for everyone else, how about a little Spring-inspired selfish sewing? And what better way than to join the annual "Just for ME January" event at SisBoom? Every year, SisBoom devotes the entire month of January to focus on women's sewing with a blog tour, featuring their patterns.… Continue reading Just for ME January – Upcycled
Oh, my word! How long has it been since I've sewn up anything with my cherished vintage linens? I've been so caught up with pattern testing and other projects, that I have been neglecting my passion for vintage (and vintage inspired) things. I mean, the name of my blog is 'Anna's Heirloom Boutique' afterall. ;)… Continue reading A Vintage Holiday with SisBoom
Well, you had to know I was going to make another one, right? I recently got to work with the ever so talented Olga Becker over at Coffee and Thread on the new Ania Tunic pattern (just released!). I already posted the knit versions I made for testing a few days ago, but I've got… Continue reading It’s Another Ania Tunic!
Anybody who knows me, knows that I am not one to where dresses. I was a bit of a tom boy growing up and I suppose it carried over into adulthood. I've always had a hard time finding dresses that fit properly anyway. So when I was selected to test this new Venice Dress from… Continue reading The NEW Venice Dress from New Horizons Designs
My first "selfish sewing" post! That's right, I'm sewing for myself this time. What better way to celebrate Mother's Day than to treat myself to a new made-by-me blouse from vintage embroidered linens? Even better? A matching (but not too matchy-matchy) blouse for Anna too. I get a lot of joy from sewing for my… Continue reading It’s a Mommy and Me Mother’s Day!