Welcome to the Seen & Sewn Together blog tour. Arielle from Seen & Sewn Patterns is creating patterns with a focus on encouraging people to join the #handmaderevolution by sewing their own handmade wardrobe. A nice group of sewing bloggers have joined together to share with you how we’ve taken the Seen & Sewn Patterns … Continue reading The Aspen Tank – Another Light Summer Blouse
I'm so excited to be participating in the Breaking Ground Blog Tour 2019 hosted by mahlicadesigns. This year over 25 bloggers from around the world are joining together to break new ground by trying a pattern designer that is new to them, try new techniques, new styles, or whatever way they want to push themselves. … Continue reading Breaking (Under)Ground!
We're finally settling in to our new house and my sewing room is up and running! I'm excited to challenge myself to do more sewing and create more me-made garments for my closet.https://www.instagram.com/p/BsCbOrDHuuJ/ That's why I created this Make Nine goal for the year to build up my warbrode. Row 1: The Coco Jacket from Schnittchen … Continue reading 2019 Sewing Plans
We moved earlier this year because we were really outgrowing our old house. My husband and I had wanted to buy a play kitchen for years, but we just couldn't figure out where it could go without one really being in the way due to the layout of the old house + what we already … Continue reading An Apron for Sweet Pea
I have a lot to be thankful for this year! We moved into a bigger house with more room for homeschooling and sewing, but more importantly both of my siblings will be coming back home for the first Thankgiving in several years. I'm so excited! My husband and I are lucky enough to still be living … Continue reading I Am Sew Thankful!
Things have been pretty busy around here lately. We're getting ready to move into a bigger house that will have a dedicated homeschooling room AND my own sewing/craft room. I'm sooooo excited! We spent weeks meeting with mortgage lenders, viewing houses with our agent, getting homeowners insurance set up, etc. We've also been getting our … Continue reading Selfless Sewing: Post-Surgical Mastectomy Camisole
I wrote this post for the Vacation Time Blog Tour hosted and sponsored by Pickle Toes Patterns. I received the Grasshoppers pattern as compensation for this post and there is a giveaway at the end. Summer is hot but playground equipment is even hotter! I started looking around for Bermuda shorts patterns right about the same … Continue reading Adorable Summer Shorts
Who doesn't love the classic look of a nice, pleated skirt? It's timeless and adorable. I made this Get Your Craft Together Tally Skirt* from basic suiting fabric and some whimsical wooden butterfly buttons, both from JoAnn's. The back contains elastic for fitting and the front lays flat. It's a fairly quick and easy sew, … Continue reading A New Summer Skirt!
I wrote this post for the Summer’s Coming Blog Tour hosted and sponsored by 5 out of 4 Patterns. There is a sitewide code for 30% off all patterns at the end of this post and pattern giveaways at various stops on this tour. It's May, which means summer is almost here in the northern … Continue reading Summer is Coming!
Several months ago I became a member of Sewing Portfolios and not too long after that I had the privilege of working with Michael Miller Fabrics as an Ambassador. That's when I "met" Candice who so wonderfully created a business so at-home hobby sewists like myself could showcase our talents. Now she's branched off into … Continue reading Introducing Candice Ayala Patterns!