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Giverney Blazer

Just thought I’d drop in a quick post about a new release out today, the Giverney Blazer from Winter Wear Designs!

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Petal Perfect Skirt – Bundle Up Women

I’m working on stepping up my fashion game here. OK, I’m trying, anyway. Luckily for me, it’s the ladies’ turn for the Bundle Up sewing pattern sale from Pattern Revolution! The sale just started today, and I get to help kick it off with my Petal Perfect Skirt from Little Lizard King!

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Something New: The Pattern Exam

A group of bloggers launched something new today called The Pattern Exam! I have been furiously working behind the scenes for the last few weeks and neglecting my own blog (OK, I was doing that anyway) to get this ready. Another blogger came up with the awesome idea of testing various categories of sewing patterns out there and putting it …

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Circle Shrug Free Pattern

Happy Thursday! Today I have a really easy and customizable FREE pattern to share with you! I kept seeing a ton of these drape cardigans out there, but nothing in a circular shape like I see in a lot of knitting patterns. So I thought I’d put one together, and I’d give others the chance to grab it too. I’m …

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Bundle Up Girls!

I can’t resist when my favorite designers all get together for some awesome new pattern releases! The latest Bundle Up for Girls is a winner for sure. I found awesome patterns for both my girls, despite their differences.

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Capitol Hill Dress – Sew Fab Bundle

It’s Sew Fab Bundle time! An awesome time of year, right? This time it’s all about the Ladies! Ten all new women’s patterns! I got to test the Capitol Hill Dress by Straight Stitch Designs.

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Betty Bowler – Pattern Parcel 7

We’ve made it to Pattern Parcel #7! And it’s the last parcel of the year with one of my favorite things to sew- handbags. When I saw the list of patterns this time, I knew what I needed to make. And I already had the pattern. The Betty Bowler by Swoon Patterns.

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One Thimble Issue 5

I have a very strict “No Christmas Before Thanksgiving” rule. I just broke it. Have you heard of One Thimble e-mag before? Such a beautiful magazine style collaboration! This is their fifth edition AND one year anniversary. It’s based out of Australia, so this special holiday edition has a fantastic beach vibe that feels so exciting and exotic to those …

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Around the World Blog Hop

6:46 am my Sleep Cycle alarm app goes off. I’ve got about 20 minutes before I need to be out of bed, so I glance at the notifications on my home screen. And then it suddenly hits me. I was supposed to do a blog post on Monday. It’s Thursday. So here I am. I took two kids to school. …

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Mustache Cowl for Movember!

Last year right around this time, I felt like I really was lacking in mustaches. I mean, November is like the official mustache month, right? So I whipped up this fun mustache cowl for Movember, and I thought it would inspire you to some fleecy mustache fun!