sewing

Five Tips to Building a Sustainable Wardrobe
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Five Tips to Building a Sustainable Wardrobe

What would it look like if you could ditch the fast fashion, consumerist mindset and build a sustainable wardrobe? This is something I’ve been working toward for a long time now. I don’t think I’ll ever have a…

Sake Tee (sweatshirt): sewing for women pattern review
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Sake Tee (sweatshirt): sewing for women pattern review

I need to add a few shirts to my wardrobe this fall/winter, so even though it’s still pretty warm outside, I wanted to get a head start on sewing. My friend Melissa at Sew Like My Mom makes…

How to Use a Rotary Cutter: tips and tricks for cutting patterns and fabric
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How to Use a Rotary Cutter: tips and tricks for cutting patterns and fabric

Part of sewing is having the right tools. Proper tools can make sewing a quicker and more enjoyable experience. Using a rotary cutter to cut patterns or fabric is very helpful and let’s be honest… who doesn’t love…

Make a Waterproof Bag Tutorial
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Make a Waterproof Bag Tutorial

Waterproof bags are helpful to have around. They’re great for camping trips, pool or beach days, or for carrying wet clothes when you have potty training kiddos. My husband is headed out on a canoeing trip, so I…

Suka the Sloth Stuffed Animal Pattern
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Suka the Sloth Stuffed Animal Pattern

I’ve been needing a creative burst of energy lately, so I busted out my sewing machine and made my little guy a sloth stuffie. He loved it so much (and so did I!) that I polished up the…

Handmade DIY Christmas Gift Ideas for the Whole Family
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Handmade DIY Christmas Gift Ideas for the Whole Family

I’ve taken a couple years off of handmade gifts, but this year feels like the year to bring back the tradition of some DIY Christmas gifts under the tree! I’ve gathered a few of my favorite tutorials from…

Easiest way to make a Pillowcase (a DIY tutorial!)
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Easiest way to make a Pillowcase (a DIY tutorial!)

One of the simplest ways to change up the look of a room is by changing out the pillows. And this is the easiest way to make a new pillowcase! All you need is a tablecloth or a…