Pattern Review: Heart Tree Pillow


Hello Everyone! Are you guys still trying to figure out what handmade gifts to do this year for Valentine's day? Here is a heart tree pillow I did last year that was a huge hit on the site. It makes for a perfect gift for your little one or significant other. I still have mine on my sofa as a … [Read more...]

Reversible Hobo Tote with Free Pattern


I have been meaning to make a quick grab and go tote where I can just toss what I need and rush out the door. I thought what better style than a hobo tote! These are so simple to make and having it be reversible is really versatile. This tote measures about 15" across so its not too big and not too … [Read more...]

Sewing for Beginners: Learn how to sew


Happy Tuesday Everyone. Have you checked out the new ebook that All Free Sewing just published on Learning How to Sew? It is the perfect start for someone just starting to learn the basics of sewing. I wish I had something like this a year ago when I started. It highlights some of the most basic … [Read more...]

Reversible Toddler Apron with Free Pattern

Made my toddler a simple apron. Free pattern on the blog #freesewingpattern #apron #girlsapron #sewkids #sewingpattern #joannsfabric #mylittlehelper #mylittlemodel #newblogpost #tutorial

Happy New Year Everyone! I took a break in December from my sewing room to focus on my daughter and a few things at home. I hope everyone had a great holiday. My 3 year old doesn't quite get the idea of Christmas as yet so I got away with not going overboard on gifts this year. We had a simple few … [Read more...]

Apple Softie Teacher’s Gift

apple collage

I came across this Apple Softie Pattern from Positively Splendid and knew I wanted to make two for Mila's teachers. They are so adorable and unique! I made two; a green apple and a red. They are both contrasted with different patterns in their respective colors. I copied the fabric combinations used … [Read more...]

20 Easy Sewing Gifts to make this Holiday Season


I don't know about you but Christmas is my favorite time of the year. I love doing handmade gifts for my family and friends. The one issue with that is the lack of time. Having a full time job, being a single mom and juggling life tends to require most of my time. I try to sneak in a few sewing … [Read more...]

Pattern Review- How to make a Simple Table Runner


This is still one of my favorite projects on the blog! This pattern can be used for any time of the year by simply using a different charm pack theme. You can use a fall inspired charm pack for a thanksgiving runner or a bright yellow charm pack for the summer. For this runner I used Kate Spain's in … [Read more...]

Support a Sewing School in Uganda


Hello Fellow Crafters, I am partnering  with Friends of Ruwenzori Foundation and  KIDA , non-profit charitable organizations that do educational and health awareness work in rural Uganda. KIDA's mission is to "empower people to take care of their own lives." In following with their mission … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Casual Color Block Tunic


I have been meeting to do this post for a while now and was hoping to lose some weight before I took some photos. Well, my weight loss journey is taking a while so I decided to suck it up or suck it in rather and share this project:-). I love tunics. They are great to wear over tights and hides my … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Miss Kate’s Maze Quilt Top


This is by far one of my favorite projects since I started sewing! I am absolutely in love with Miss Kate fabric line from Bonnie and Camille. I decided to get myself some charm packs and white cotton and make myself a maze. I am definitely keeping this one for myself. This is actually a really … [Read more...]

Free Pattern The Brooklyn Empire Dress

Brooklyn Dress

As much as I am dreading it, we are starting to say goodbye to summer. With my 3 year old still refusing to wear anything but dresses and skirts, I decided to draft this 3/4 sleeve empire waist dress pattern so she can still wear dresses in the colder months ahead. The pattern is a simple front … [Read more...]

Pattern Review: Puff Sleeve Toddler Dress


Happy Autumn Everyone. It's been a year since I did this puff sleeve pattern and it has become a favorite on the blog. Many of you have sent in your pictures of this dress and I am so happy the pattern is working for you. This pattern comes in 3 toddler sizes from 24M to 3T. It has a simple bodice … [Read more...]

Triple Layer Ruffle Skirt


Colder days doesn't translate to skirtless days! This weekend I found some cheap Dora the Explorer blue corduroy fabric at my local Joann's. It was on sale for $2 a yard so even though my daughter isn't into Dora, it was too cute and cheap not to purchase. I don't know about your little girls but … [Read more...]