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
All right, all you lovely ladies out there. Today, I have a non-clothing related sewing project that I am SOOO excited to share here with you. I recently had the privilege of working with Rebecca Page as a contributor to her blog and website over at Mummykins and Me. I designed a super fun pattern/tutorial for… Continue reading CUTE! Animal Pillow Zombies
Hey everybody! I've got a fun little tutorial for the cutest, most comfortable bubble shorts your little girl will ever have 😀 So, I was lucky enough to be a pattern tester for the Unfancy Pants from Unfancy Designs. As I was sewing up the pants, I couldn't help but think that they would make the… Continue reading Unfancy Pants Hack: Bubble Shorts!
Vintage embroidered linens have a certain charm to them. Maybe it's because they remind us of a simpler time. Back before the days of cell phones and internet and reality TV shows.... Back then, embroidery was a favorite past time for many women. They embroidered everything from tea towels, table runners, home decor and bed… Continue reading Pillowcase Dress Tutorial
Looking for a girl's t-shirt pattern that's great for everyday wear and still manages to stay on trend? The Peeka Top from Unfancy Designs is the perfect mix of comfort and style with it's unique peek-a-boo shoulder and different styling options. This not-so-basic shirt is a super fast and easy sew, making this a pattern you'll… Continue reading NEW! Peeka Top + Tutorial for a Curved Hem
One obstacle of working so much with vintage linens is the presence of stains and odors. Whether you want to recycle yours for sewing projects or just use them for their original purpose, you'll first want to restore those vintage linens to their former glory. Take a look at this embroidered linen. I absolutely fell in love… Continue reading How to Restore Vintage Linens to Their Former Glory
Well it's that time of year again. That time of year when the weather cools down and the rainy season begins. It's a nice relief from the hot days of Summer, but now you have a new problem. Rainy weather keeps little ones inside. You need a fun activity that keeps her imaginative wheels turning.… Continue reading Pretend Tea Bag Tutorial
There is something so magical about vintage embroidery. A popular past time in the mid-century, women got together with friends to compare their handy work and trade secrets. The time and work women of the past would put into their craft is inspiring. It reminds us of a time when there were no cell phones… Continue reading 7 Ways to Use Vintage Embroidered Linens