Happy almost weekend! I just wanted to pop in and tell you about a couple of deals I’ve seen floating around the online sewing community. (Disclaimer: I have no affiliation with these deals, but good sewing friends enable help each other out, right? ;) The Perfect Pattern Parcel is a bundle deal where you get to pick … Continue reading Thrifty Sewing – some PDF pattern sales!
The thrift store is my happy place. That’s usually where my car heads when I have some kid-free time [and on days when I’m feeling brave, with my kids] This last weekend, I swung into my favorite local thrift store and hit the jackpot.Not only did I find myself in thrifting heaven, with the mother … Continue reading Thrifting Love: fabric and notion heaven
There’s a local thrift stop that I frequent and just adore. There’s an entire section of the store devoted to sewing supplies. Um, hello! Love.Just this last weekend, I found a good stack of vintage patterns – including this fabulous flared pants beauty. And this stack of fabric – fabric! Not just a bunch of … Continue reading Thrifting Love!
I am a thrifter. Truth be told, I like thrifting much better than shopping at a “regular” store. I love a good deal, and I l.o.v.e. to create new life from something discarded. These vintage lovelies are my most recent finds. That blue one? Totally in love. That bottom one is actually a bunch of … Continue reading Thrifted Vintage Sheets [and endless possibilities!]
I absolutely adore thrift stores. I mean seriously, cheap clothes, home decor, fabric… what’s not to love about that? Usually I go in with an eye for repurposing, but on my recent visit, I found a book that nearly had me squealing with delight in the aisle. I almost passed it by, but I’m so … Continue reading Thrifting Excitement!
I have a serious thrift addiction. I love, love, love to go thrifting. It is such a thrill to go to a thrift store and find something amazing. Or, to find something that will be amazing. Yesterday, my youngest (who is 10 months old today, by the way…. when did that happen??) decided that he … Continue reading Thrifting Addiction
It’s been a doozy of a winter up here in Wisconsin, and I’m. Over. It. But whether it’s the never-ending winter, life circumstances, or potty training toddlers, sometimes your spirits just need lifting! So today I’m sharing six easy ways to boost your mood naturally. 1. Get outside as much as possible. This is my … Continue reading 6 Ways to Boost your Mood Naturally
In my journey to making our day to day lives and our home more sustainable and having fewer toxins, I have been trying to free our lives of as much plastic as possible. There are many reasons to want to go plastic free in your kitchen: it’s better for the planet, more sustainable… but my … Continue reading Six Simple Swaps to go Plastic Free with Kids in the Kitchen
Hey friends! It’s been awhile since I’ve posted! Life has gotten busy, with homeschooling, the craziness of having five kids (and a climbing toddler – oy!), and all the things of life. I meant to share this women’s beanie pattern months ago, but blogging and sewing took a back seat to life. So I’m back … Continue reading FREE Women’s Beanie Hat Pattern
July is such a great month for wearing skirts! They’re perfect for summer, easy to throw on after a day at the beach, and they can take you from the pool to date night with a quick accessory change. The lovely ladies at Simple Simon and Co. have an amazing series that they put together … Continue reading 10 Skirt Refashion Tutorials for Skirting the Issue