The lovely ladies over at Pattern Revolution are spending the month of February encouraging women to sew for themselves. Despite being in the middle of moving and having a super limited fabric stash, I jumped at the chance to give myself another push to sew something new! I sewed up the Telluride Top from Terra's … Continue reading Sewing Myself Some Love
Sometimes you sew something and as soon as you make it, you quickly realize it's going to become a favorite. This is one of those garments. When the latest Pattern Anthology collection came out, the Denver (affiliate link) caught my eye, and I knew it would be perfect for cozy winter wear. So I sewed it … Continue reading The Denver Tunic
The fourth annual Handmade Gifts for Boys series has come to a close! Stacey and I always have so much fun bringing you new ideas for gifts to make your kiddos. Hopefully you've found an idea or two and have been inspired to make your boys (or girls!) some gifts this year. Keep reading through … Continue reading Handmade Gifts for Boys 2015 Giveaway and Wrap-up!
To wrap up our Handmade Gifts for Boys series, both Stacey and I decided to sew up some pajamas from Peekaboo Pattern Shop. I've sewn many, many patterns from Peekaboo, including countless jammies. Today I combined the Alex and Anna winter pajamas with the Sweet Dreams PJs for a pair of everyday jammies with a … Continue reading Handmade Gifts for Boys Day 5: Peekaboo Pajamas
With four littles at home, date night out is a rarity. So when it happens, I need to get my CUTE on! I want to wear heels and something beyond the usual jeans and T-shirt. I want to look good for my guy! When the adorable and amazingly talented Katy of Wild + Wanderful asked … Continue reading Wear to Where: Date Night!
It seems a bit ironic that right after I posted about my upgraded mom uniform, I post another T-shirt. But you know, old habits die hard. And truth be told, this is so much better than your average T-shirt. I mean, for one, it's a Union St. Tee (hello.... love the Union St. Tee!). And secondly, … Continue reading Not just a T-shirt
Pattern Anthology has recently released their latest pattern bundle, Unbiased. In it are four dress and top patterns, designed to flatter women of all sizes. I tested the Gwen, and wanted to share the dress version that I sewed. There are many options in this pattern, and for this version I sewed the dress with … Continue reading Gwen Dress Test for Pattern Anthology
My sweet friend Kimberly at Straight Stitch Designs is celebrating the one year anniversary of her pattern shop! She has accomplished so much in the last year. I've been such a fan of her patterns - I've sewn the Capitol Hill, the Ballard and the Greenwood, and I've loved every.single.one. So when Kimberly invited me to be a part … Continue reading Wide Neck Tee for Remix the Stitch
Since I have a house full of boys, I jump at the chance to make dresses for my nieces. My lovely friend Melissa from Sew Like My Mom sent me her new Snapdragon Dress pattern, and if I had girls, I'm pretty sure this is all I would make them. If you're a regular reader, … Continue reading Snapdragon Dress + Giveaway!
I've been thinking to myself lately how much I needed a good knit tank pattern. Luckily for me, Straight Stitch Designs (affiliate link) is releasing the Greenwood Tank today! Warning: if you sew one Greenwood Tank, you will be unable to stop and will need to sew more. As part of the testing team, I've already sewn three! … Continue reading Greenwood Tank: a wardrobe staple