Patterns to Love: “Emmaline” by Violette Field Threads

The “Emmaline” dress is one of those patterns you fall in love with the instant you see it.  Here’s a pic of the original pattern cover:                                                           […]

Pattern Release: The Lyla Dress

AHHHH. I’m. so. excited. The PDF Pattern is officially released! You can check out user reviews and purchase it via You Can Make This. This is a 16 page PDF Pattern with detailed instructions and plenty of pictures for each step. The Lyla Dress is a sweet tea-length sundress with shirred bodice, wide bow-tie straps, […]

The Lyla Dress: PDF Pattern Coming Soon!

UPDATE: CHECK OUT THE OFFICIAL PATTERN RELEASE/PURCHASE INFO HERE! I’m SO excited to share this with you! This is the “Lyla” dress and it will be my first PDF pattern release. It has a shirred bodice, a sweet ruffled “mermaid” hemline, and big bow tied straps. Share Photos of things you make using my tutes […]

The “Lis” Dress

Now that I have a Serger, I wanted to make this dress again since technically you should serge around the neck and sleeves, but I made it last season by just zigzag stitching the edges and it held up with little fraying after washing/drying. You can find my original version and review of this Juvie […]

Patterns to Love: V & Co.’s “The Abby Tote”

How much do you love this bag?  When I saw the pattern online it immediately jumped to the top of my to do list.  And I had just enough of the Premier Designs Chevron Decorator weight fabric leftover from Quinn’s Nursery to make it. Here’s a pic of the original that caught my eye (on […]

Pattern Review: Sophie’s Vintage Sunsuit by Haute Diggity

I originally saw this pattern on Pinterest and had to move it to the top of my sewing to-do list.   It’s so sweet, unique, and retro. Seriously, how adorable is this sun suit?                                           […]

Patterns to Love: Izzy & Ivy Designs Jack ‘N Jill Hat

I’m a big hat person and when I saw this pattern for the Jack ‘N Jill Hat by Izzy & Ivy I had to buy it.  I love that you can make a version for a girl or a boy.  I’m planning to make a muslin version for my son for this summer. The boys […]

Baby Booties and Slippers

I Think Sew is home of some adorable patterns for shoes and purses.  Here are a few things I’ve made using her patterns. First up, these adorable 3-Button Baby Booties.  I did these in corduroy with flannel lining. And this pair I did in fleece with flannel lining. Then, there are these adorable baby/toddler slippers.  I found […]

Pattern Remix: The Kyla Dress Pattern

One of the first patterns I used was the Kyla Dress by Frog Legs and Ponytails.  I love that it’s reversible which means you have no exposed seams, so if you don’t own a serger (I didn’t at the time) this is an especially great pattern.  It’s also where I learned how to make bias […]

The Snap Wrap Remix Dress

I made this Snap Wrap Remix Dress from Me Sew Crazy last year and I just love how cute it came out: Normally, I never like to share a post without a pic of a child actually wearing the dress/clothing item but I sadly waited too long to try this on my daughter.  I went […]

Pleated Tote

This cute pleated tote has been in my “to-do” sewing folder for about a year now and I finally got around to making it.  It’s a free tute from Artsy-Craftsy Babe which you can download here.  She makes and sells a great selection of cute bag patterns.  I’m a huge fan of PDF patterns anyway […]

Patterns to Love: The Summer Vacation Dress by MADE

If you’ve been reading some of my prior posts, you already know that I’m a big fan of MADE. Dana, the blog owner/creative genius behind MADE, shares a ton of free, cute tutorials but she also sells a few patterns too. This one for The Summer Vacation dress was $8 and provides 5 variations of […]

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