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!!!
Do you have a blog or website you visit over and over again for inspiration? I have been sewing for as long as I can remember, but only started sewing clothes when my little Anna was born. During my pregnancy, there were a few blogs I always scrolled through looking for sewing tips and tutorials.… Continue reading Skola Dress and Top
Well, look who's playing a little game of peek-a-boo! I suppose wearing a dress designed by the incomparable Peek-a-Boo Pattern Shop makes the idea of engaging in a game of the same name seem appropriate 😉 The new Felicity Dress from Peek-a-Boo Pattern Shop sure is a stunner! When I was selected as a tester for this… Continue reading The Felicity Dress from Peek-a-Boo Patterns
Just look at that smile! He's a happy boy in his new Reef Walker shorts from New Horizons Designs. And who could blame him? These knit shorts are super comfortable and perfect for an active kid like him 😀 I got to be a tester for these super cool shorts and I gotta say, this… Continue reading NEW Reef Walker Shorts
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!
There's nothing like a good up-cycle project to commemorate Earth Day. Not to mention, this is sort of what I do anyway. I love using vintage embroidered linens to make one-of-a-kind clothes for my little Princess. And why not? These beautiful works of art deserve a second life. For this particular dress, I used a… Continue reading Up-cycled Dress for Earth Day
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
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