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
If you come to my house on any given day, most likely you'll find me in jeans and a T-shirt, with a cardigan thrown over top in cold weather. I spend most of my days chasing after my four ever-moving boys, plus homeschooling, so I need to be comfy. Back in my teaching days, I … Continue reading Momiform MAKEover – elevating the handmade mom uniform
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
My basic everyday uniform is a t-shirt and jeans. In the summer, though, I love to switch it up and wear t-shirt dresses, so I can pretend I'm not being as lazy with my wardrobe as I actually am. So when Melissa invited me to join in on her 30 Days of Sundresses series, I … Continue reading Easy T-shirt Dress Tutorial
If you've been following me on Instagram at all this month, you've probably noticed a trend. Along with many other sewing friends, I embraced the challenge of Me Made May: wear handmade clothes every day of May. And then take a slew of awkward selfies and let the world see just how dirty your mirrors … Continue reading The Honest Truth of a Handmade Wardrobe
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
With each baby I've carried, my body has changed a little bit. My hips have grown wider, my belly softer - marked with stripes that are the evidence of these little loves. But this ever-changing body has also produced an ever-changing wardrobe. Under my bed I have clothing for every stage: pre-baby, post-baby, post-post baby. Because … Continue reading Unlocking a New Sewing Level [a pattern review]
Today I'm over at Melly Sews sharing my Zinnia Jacket as part of the Riley Blake Knit Love blog tour. I'm super excited to take part in the tour on Melissa's behalf and have the chance to play with some super yummy Riley Blake knits. You can read all about the Zinnia Jacket over on … Continue reading FREE Yoga Pants Pattern!