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I Made A Puffer Jacket!!!

In celebration of today’s EPIC coat making success, I’m giving away a $50 gift card to Mood Fabrics!  For a chance to win, visit me on Instagram. For a very, very long time I have wanted a puffer jacket!  But because I’m 6’ tall, until very recently, one that fit was out of the questionContinue reading “I Made A Puffer Jacket!!!”

French Terry Pajamas

And we’re back!  In the next few weeks we get to reveal some really big projects we’ve been working on, and we’re so excited.  So stay tuned… Today we’re sharing some french terry pajamas!  Because there was quite a lot of pj time over the past few weeks with holidays, non-school days, and even someContinue reading “French Terry Pajamas”

Chocolate & Free Beanie Reminder

Did you catch our post over at Cali Fabrics where we’re talking about the softest chocolate colored french terry fabric? I sewed myself a Tallinn Sweater (affiliate link of course, it’s a Hey June Pattern, and awesome as usual!!!) from this amazing fabric, and it’s perfect for feeding the baby too!   Also, I share a littleContinue reading “Chocolate & Free Beanie Reminder”

Lanes and Lapses

It’s been a while since we posted, probably our biggest lapse so far!  But we’ve been so super busy we haven’t had time to blog.  Never fear, we’ve been sewing and skirting and so on… Another lapse you may or may not have noticed was the amount of sewing that has been happening for Allegra.Continue reading “Lanes and Lapses”

2 Lane Raglans for Fall (and a surprise…)

Recently Mountain Maker Fabrics had a Lane Raglan sew along.  And if you’ve been here any time at all, you know our love for the Lane Raglan and all Hey June Patterns.  If you haven’t, it’s huge.  Glacial.  Of course we couldn’t miss the chance to make another Lane Raglan.  Or two.  Plus a CamdenContinue reading “2 Lane Raglans for Fall (and a surprise…)”

Simple Leggings Pattern Review

Annie was feeling uninspired about modeling for this photo shoot, so I told her to try out different poses with an “s” theme.  I’d call out a word (silly, spunky, sweet, spoiled, shy, sassy, etc.) and she’d try the pose.  I’ll leave it to you to guess which ones she is representing in the photos! It wasContinue reading “Simple Leggings Pattern Review”

Quilt Market 2017

In May I had the awesome opportunity to explore Quilt Market for a few hours thanks to the generous ladies at Simple Simon and Co.  I had been wanting to meet liZ and Elizabeth for years, and finally got the opportunity.  Quilt Market is a trade-only show for the quilting/fabric industry.  So you can seeContinue reading “Quilt Market 2017”

Santa Fe Dress

Allegra’s summer job requires her to be on her feet in an uncomfortable uniform all day long.  So when she gets home she just wants to be comfortable in non-constricting clothes.  She described to me exactly what she wanted; a loose, flowy dress with dolman sleeves and no shaping.  Immediately my thoughts turned to theContinue reading “Santa Fe Dress”

Free Patterns for March {Project Sew It}

For March’s Project Sew It challenge, both Aria and Audrey sewed up FREE patterns for meeting the “bottoms” project.  (Project Sew It is a monthly inspirational sewing challenge created by Celina of Petit a Petit and Family.) Audrey’s Free Pattern Make: Today’s post makes me really, really happy!  You see, about 6 years ago I hadContinue reading “Free Patterns for March {Project Sew It}”

“Deer” Niece’s Birthday {Project Sew It}

For the final Project Sew it of the year, sort of splurged.  The recipient it my youngest niece, and the only little girl I ever get to sew for!  There’s something inspirational going on this year.  Celina of Petit a Petit and Family created Project Sew It.  You can read all about it here, but theContinue reading ““Deer” Niece’s Birthday {Project Sew It}”