Camo Boys and Sweatpants

My two little boys are currently in their camo phase.  Do all boys go through a camo phase?  All my boys have!  If their camo clothes are clean, they refuse to wear anything else.  Scratch that, they wear their camo clothes when they’re dirty, wet, stained, ripped, dusty, ragged, holey and in any possible condition!Continue reading “Camo Boys and Sweatpants”

Lion Hoodie from Narnia

You may have noticed the other day when I posted the French Terry fabric comparison that a certain little boy got left out in the animal hoodie theme.  When I saw Raspberry Creek Fabrics spring release CLUB fabrics, I saw the perfect opportunity to rectify a situation which included a very upset little boy.  EnterContinue reading “Lion Hoodie from Narnia”

French Terry Comparison

Today I’m going to walk you through a french terry comparison of 2 different fabrics. For purposes of this comparison, I sewed 2 similar items (a hoodie for a boy) so they are comparable for you to observe. Some of the differences are slight, and some are quite noticeable. The 2 french terry fabrics areContinue reading “French Terry Comparison”

Menswear Sewing Plans – 2018

The other day I mentioned I plan to do more sewing for Mr. Skirt Fixation in 2018.  So today is all about my menswear sewing plans for 2018.  I’d like to branch out a little bit from the approximately 12-15 t-shirts I sewed for him in 2017.  With that in mind, and for encouragement fromContinue reading “Menswear Sewing Plans – 2018”

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”

Halifax Holiday Party

It’s Halifax Holiday Party time!  Some sewing friends (Heather, Sara, Lara & Sara) and I joined up for a fun little party where we each ended up with a Halifax Hoodie when it was all said and done!  I’ll link to each of their posts at the end, so please go visit them to seeContinue reading “Halifax Holiday Party”

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 Maxi Skirt Pattern Review

Yesterday when I showed you my new Simple Knit Pencil Skirt and Union St. Tee, I forgot to tell you the back story.  Originally I had planned a much different outfit for the Skirt-A-Thon!  So today I’m sharing what really happened. My first plan was to sew the pencil skirt and pair it with aContinue reading “Simple Maxi Skirt Pattern Review”

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