I have been on a kit making kick lately. I love that Mermaid is getting big enough that I can buy the kits for kids and we can work on them together. We found the Stitch and Style Pouches kit at our local hobby shop and she fell in love with the images on the front. She is convinced that I am going to make … Continue reading Stitch & Style Pouches Kit – Review
Since I started sewing clothes this year I have discovered new sewing notions that I don’t know how people live without. I have all the normal notions for sewing because I have been quilting for years – thread, needles, scissors, pins, rulers. But there are unique things that you need for sewing a handmade wardrobe. These are my top 5 Sewing Notions for Beginners that … Continue reading 5 Sewing Notions for Sewing Clothes
The Estelle Ponte Jacket by Style Arc was one of the patterns for February for the Sew My Style Challenge. I made mine using a soft knit fabric in off white I picked up at Joann’s. When I purchased the pattern for the jacket I spent some time looking around the Style Arc website and I fell in love. They have so many awesome patterns … Continue reading Estelle Ponte Jacket by Style Arc
I am so excited to announce PattiAnn won the Annie’s Attic Spring Look Book Giveaway! I am getting one of the sweaters (trying to decide between the Breakers Tee and the Cresting Waves Tunic), the Palmeras placemats, and the Color Burst coasters. I can’t wait to share pictures with y’all on how these turn out! This week has been a slow crafting week. … Continue reading Stitchin’ Saturday #60
This week has been a fun crafting week. I have been working on the Solar System Blanket CAL, Lavender Fields Blanket, Mermaid’s Quilt Top, the Bespoke Tee-shirt quilt, and a bespoke beret. I also finally stuffed the Forest Friends pillow and sewed it up for Mermaid. I am finally over the flu and back to feeling as normal as I can. Which is a relief. … Continue reading Stitchin’ Saturday #54
I am excited about this. I heard about this challenge on the Love to Sew podcast. I got so excited that after looking at the website and some of the Instagram pictures of last years challenge I had to sign up for this year. The way it works is they have set up one sewing project for each month of 2018. All the projects are … Continue reading Sew My Style 2018 Challenge
I just finished a dress and I am so stinking excited. The Sunny Dress is a first for me in a lot of ways! First dress I have ever sewn. First knit I have ever sewn. First Indie pattern. First PDF pattern. First sewing make of 2018. First project for the Sew My Style Challenge. It was going to be the first piece for my … Continue reading Sunny Dress by Friday Pattern Co.
Over the last few months I have been working on improving my self image and self esteem. One of the biggest problems I have is my body and my wardrobe. I have a serious apple shape going on, which isn’t helped by the fact that I am 5’3″ only when I stretch my nose way into the air, with a serious love of pizza and … Continue reading Sewing My Own Wardrobe!!!