DIY geometric typography tee [a tutorial]

My friend Stacey at Boy, Oh Boy, Oh Boy asked me to join in on her Fashionable Type series - celebrating all kinds of typography in fashion. I had a few ideas right away, but with the Straight Lines and Angles series still in my head, I decided to go geometric again. I was inspired … Continue reading DIY geometric typography tee [a tutorial]


Spring Showers Jacket Tour

This week's forecast is calling for a LOT of rain. So it's a good thing that we're prepared with our new... Spring Showers Jacket, from Elegance & Elephants! Disclaimer: I'm an affiliate of Elegance & Elegance and this post contains affiliate links This pattern is nothing but fantastic. It has everything your kiddo could want … Continue reading Spring Showers Jacket Tour

Turtle Kudzu Coveralls

Recntly, some blogging friends and I decided it would be fun to surprise our friend Melissa from Sew Like My Mom with a pattern tour, because we think she's super awesome and her patterns are crazy fab. Also, surprises are really fun. :) I absolutely love sewing overalls for my boys - because really, how cute is a little … Continue reading Turtle Kudzu Coveralls

Sharp as a Shark – Project Run and Play week one

Friends! Today is the day! Project Run and Play season 9 is starting today! (let's just pause a moment while I squeal a little and try to catch my breath!) The theme for week one is "Put me in the zoo" - looks inspired by animals. I pretty much knew immediately that my inspiration animal … Continue reading Sharp as a Shark – Project Run and Play week one

Counting Stars and adding a tuxedo stripe to pants

The lovely Melissa and Stacey, fellow boy mamas from Melly Sews and Boy, Oh Boy, Oh Boy are in the middle of their Sew in Tune series. It's super fun - sewing that's inspired by music! Confession: I don't listen to a lot of pop music. I get a lot of my modern day musical … Continue reading Counting Stars and adding a tuxedo stripe to pants

Lullaby Line Pattern Tour: overalls and bodysuit review [and a giveaway!]

Today I'm joining up with the Peek-a-boo Pattern Shop lullaby line tour! I've blogged about many Peek-a-boo patterns in the past [Coastal Craze shorts and Lazy Day rompers here, the Classic Oxford here, just to name a few], and I haven't met one I didn't like. The Lullaby Line is no exception. I sewed up … Continue reading Lullaby Line Pattern Tour: overalls and bodysuit review [and a giveaway!]

Sewing a Secret Sunglasses Pocket

Did you see the announcement that the Sew In Tune series is coming back to Melly Sews and Boy, oh Boy, oh Boy? I had so much fun last time, and I'll be back again this year! As I'm prepping for my post, I realized that I never shared my full post here on my … Continue reading Sewing a Secret Sunglasses Pocket

Study Hall Jacket – Go To Patterns Tour!

When Andrea of Go To Patterns came out with the Study Hall Jacket pattern, I may or may not have squealed out loud. It is so.darn.cuuuuuute. And I bought it right away. Because after sewing up the Casual Lady [three times] and knowing how much I loved it, I knew I was getting a really, really … Continue reading Study Hall Jacket – Go To Patterns Tour!

Mustache Vintage V-Neck

If your kids are anything like mine, they wear a lot of T-shirts. I mean, a lot. So when Melissa asked me to be a part of the Blank Slates Pattern tour, I knew I had to try out her Vintage V-neck. Disclosure: I am an affiliate of Blank Slate Patterns. I received this pattern for … Continue reading Mustache Vintage V-Neck

Casual Comfort: Sewing for Kindergarten

This year, my oldest started kindergarten. [cue the mama tears!] Yes, we are homeschooling... but that doesn't make it any less "my baby is growing up too fast!!" But since I have a kindergartener this year, I get to be a part of the Sewing for Kindergarten series - hosted by Sewing Like Mad!   … Continue reading Casual Comfort: Sewing for Kindergarten