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. … 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… 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!… 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… 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… 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. … 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… Continue reading Sewing My Own Wardrobe!!!