I LOOOOVE cardigans! I live in cardigans. One can never have enough cardigans. And, did I mention that I love cardigans? So when Terra (designer at New Horizons) announced her latest pattern release, I eagerly jumped on board. But you may be asking yourself, "With so many pattern designers releasing cardigans lately, what makes this… Continue reading The Vermont Cardigan by New Horizons Designs
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
Soooo excited about this new dress! I had the pleasure of testing the new Janie Dress from Mouse House Creations and I can't begin to tell you how happy I am with it. Very simple, elegant features of a classic-looking dress, but with the comfort of a t-shirt! A brilliant compromise for a mom like… Continue reading The NEW Janie Dress
Cancer sucks! Whether you have had a battle with cancer, or have experienced the loss of a loved one, most of us have a personal connection of some sort to cancer. But there is nothing more heartbreaking than when cancer victimizes a child..... Many years ago, my Aunt and Uncle experienced that heartbreak. Their little… Continue reading Supporting Pediatric Cancer Warriors
Well folks, I've got another good one for you! Remember that Dublin Dolman I did for myself recently? Here's a quick pic to refresh your memory... Well, guess what. Now it comes in girls' sizes! That's right. Terra at New Horizons Designs has just released the Dublin Dolman for Girls. And it is just as… Continue reading GIRLS Dublin Dolman
If you're a follower here, you know I'm a big fan of New Horizons Designs. I've recently been participating in the 5000k Bingo game over at New Horizons Designs Fb Group. They are celebrating 5000+ members with more joining everyday! As such, they are offering some pretty irresistible prize packages for Bingo winners. Got my fingers… Continue reading Mommy and Me for Fall
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
I gotta say, I love testing for Terra at New Horizons Designs. You can really tell she puts a lot of thought into the design and fit of her patterns. And her latest pattern is certainly no exception! The new Bali Blouse is a super feminine and flowy top. The angled yoke and gathers sit… Continue reading NEW! Bali Blouse and Sunset Cami