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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!!!”

Knit Skirt to T-Shirt Refashion

Today’s quick and easy tutorial walks you through the steps of turning that skirt you no longer wear into a t-shirt you’ll never stop wearing!  The best part?  No hemming!  Let’s make that skirt to t-shirt happen: Here is the knit maxi skirt I started with.  It’s a cotton/modal/spandex knit blend with some fun stripesContinue reading “Knit Skirt to T-Shirt Refashion”

DIY Clothing Labels

It’s time for another Handmade Baby post!  If you sew baby clothes, like me, you will soon discover how fast that little one can grow!  And growing means new clothes.  Plus the old clothes need to be dealt with too!  With all these handmades, and the speed at which the transitions happen, it’s easy toContinue reading “DIY Clothing Labels”

Lace Skirt to Trevi Top Refashion

In my last post I promised a full review on how I refashioned a lace skirt into the Trevi Top. First of all, here’s the skirt I started with.  It’s lace (crocheted maybe?) and very pretty, but not super flattering to my figure, not long enough, and not really me as is.  So of courseContinue reading “Lace Skirt to Trevi Top Refashion”

View B Ruched Tankini Sew Along

Today we’re going to sew the ruched tankini front panel on View B of the Grace Tankini.  This is the part that gets the most questions, so we thought a photo tutorial would be helpful.  It’s worth it to make the ruched panel on View B…it’s many people’s favorite part about this view! Step 1:Continue reading “View B Ruched Tankini Sew Along”

Sewing the Circle Cut Out in the Grace Tankini

We’ve got a tutorial for you about sewing a circle cut out in the back of the Grace Tankini for View A.  This part is not hard at all and adds such fun to the back! You could actually use the back pattern piece to add a circle cut out to the back of ViewContinue reading “Sewing the Circle Cut Out in the Grace Tankini”

Modifying the Grace Tankini for Removable Bra Cups

Today we’ve got a special tutorial for you on how to modify the Grace Tankini pattern to allow for removable bra cups.  This is useful for breast cancer survivors who may have mastectomy prosthesis to insert into different bras or swimwear, or to allow for any other inserts. Grab your copy of the Grace Tankini here.Continue reading “Modifying the Grace Tankini for Removable Bra Cups”

Bloom & Grow Skirt – Free Girl’s Skirt Pattern!

Today we’re excited to release a free girl’s skirt pattern, the Bloom & Grow Skirt.  As in the past few years in July, we’re excited to join in with Simple Simon and Co. for the Skirting The Issue charity sewing event!  We’re releasing another free girl’s skirt pattern, the Bloom & Grow skirt. If youContinue reading “Bloom & Grow Skirt – Free Girl’s Skirt Pattern!”

Swimwear Notions & 2 Ways to Sew Elastic into Swimwear

This post is all about the notions you need when sewing swimwear.  Grab your copy of the Grace Tankini here. First let’s talk about elastic. You want to be sure to use elastic specifically made for swimwear when sewing the Grace Tankini.  Cotton swimwear elastic is stretchier than other elastic, and holds up better toContinue reading “Swimwear Notions & 2 Ways to Sew Elastic into Swimwear”