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Turtleneck Tutorial

How to add a turtleneck to any t-shirt pattern Today I’m going to show you how to add a turtleneck to a t-shirt pattern.  This is great for when you have a favorite t-shirt pattern and you want to adapt it for winter. First a few general tips: Use good quality fabric with good stretchContinue reading “Turtleneck Tutorial”

Flannel Shirt Fall Outfit

This week I’m determined to share the rest of my Make 9 outfits from 2019, and first up is this flannel shirt fall outfit.  Here are my original plans:   Top Pattern: Cheyenne Tunic by Hey June Patterns Top Fabric: Flannel shirting from Indie Sew Turtleneck Pattern: Nikko Top by True Bias Turtleneck Fabric: Rust rib knit from IndieContinue reading “Flannel Shirt Fall Outfit”

Faux Layered Sleeves Tutorial

Want the look of layered sleeves without the bulk in the armpits and bunching at the shoulder that double sleeves can sometimes do? Today we’ve got a faux layered sleeves tutorial for you. You could even adapt this tutorial to add sleeves to an existing short sleeved shirt! (We like to use the Union StreetContinue reading “Faux Layered Sleeves Tutorial”

1 Pattern, 3 Shirts – A Comparison

Recently, I used the Union St. Tee pattern from Hey June Patterns to sew 3 quite different shirts for my daughters and I.  It’s one thing we love about this pattern, the versatility.  And if you would like to read an in-depth comparison of the 3 fabrics I used, head over to CaliFabrics. The firstContinue reading “1 Pattern, 3 Shirts – A Comparison”

Flutter Sleeve Tutorial

Today I’ve got a quick and easy flutter sleeve tutorial for you.  And the beauty of this is that you can do this to any pattern that has a sleeve!  I used the Union St. Tee by Hey June Patterns, but you can use any pattern with sleeves. This method is a slash and spreadContinue reading “Flutter Sleeve Tutorial”

Me Made May 2018 Week 4

And we’re onto week 4 of Me Made May!  I only missed getting a picture of my outfit one day, (it was the top you see above) but more on that below… Skirt Pattern: Simple Maxi Skirt by Simple Simon and Co. reviewed here. Skirt Fabric: Art Gallery Fabric knit solid in aloe mist color.Continue reading “Me Made May 2018 Week 4”

Me Made May 2018 Week 3

Over on Instagram (follow us here!) we are participating in Me Made May.  For this event, sewists all around the world wear the clothes they made themselves and share it.  Here is what I’ve been wearing. Shirt: Union St. Tee by Hey June Patterns in double brushed poly fabric from CaliFabrics reviewed here. Skirt: SandbridgeContinue reading “Me Made May 2018 Week 3”

Mermaid Maxi Skirt Review

When a skirt is named “Mermaid Maxi” what else can you do?  I was helpless to resist!  Diva Patterns by Tie Dye Diva has a new skirt pattern out, and it’s just as delightful as the name implies.  I was ecstatic to join the blog tour for the Mermaid Maxi Skirt, and I can’t waitContinue reading “Mermaid Maxi Skirt Review”

Sewing Resolutions 2018

With the new year always comes new sewing resolutions!  We’ve got quite a few, today we’re sharing 3 of our personal sewing goals for ourselves. Project Sew It is a group sewing event where everyone sews up a garment to the same theme.  It’s intended to be motivation to sew more for yourself.  We’ve participatedContinue reading “Sewing Resolutions 2018”

Corduroy Sandbridge Skirt and Baby Dress

Today we’ve got a fun post for you about some of our fabric fabrics and patterns.  Corduroy was one of the first fabrics I fell in love with when I first started sewing, and all these years later, I’m still in love and sewing with it often!  We’re going to share pattern details here, soContinue reading “Corduroy Sandbridge Skirt and Baby Dress”