Pattern Review: Baby Mary Jane Shoes

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Hi Guys, still not back in my sewing room. We are moving from our house to an apartment to simplify our life and so sewing is taking a back seat for a few more weeks. Once, we get settled into our new place, I can start being selfish again and have some fun sewing. In the meantime, I wanted to share … [Read more...]

Pattern Review: Carnaby Carry All Bag

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Hey Guys! I have been away from my sewing room for a while now to deal with some personal things happening in my life. Sometimes I go through phases where I sew every day and then I have months like this where I don't sew at all because there is so much going on. I haven't even been on Pinterest … [Read more...]

Free Toddler Elegant Rickety Rac Peasant Dress Pattern

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Hi Everyone. This week I decided to make my 3 year old a peasant dress for a birthday party. I wanted to glam up this easy pattern by adding some shiny gold rick rack to make the standard pattern a bit more elegant. I also decided to draft my own peasant dress pattern to ensure the dress fits to … [Read more...]

How to make a round quilted makeup bag with inside pockets-Free Pattern

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Hope everyone is having a good month so far. Sometimes, I go months without sewing a single thing and then some months I sew almost everyday! This has been a sewing everyday type of month for me. This week, I decided to make myself a round makeup bag that has pockets inside to hold my brushes and … [Read more...]

Noodlehead Cargo Duffle Bag

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Hey Guys! I decided to tackle the ever so popular Cargo Duffle Bag that Anna from Noodlehead did for Robert Kaufman. I have to say, I was a bit intimidated to try this pattern. I still consider myself a beginner and from the reviewers I have read, it is definitely not a beginner's project. I … [Read more...]

My Scrappy Trip Along Quilt

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I can finally add myself to the list of people who have finish the fabulous Scrappy Trips Around the World! This quilt pattern from Quiltville is by far my favorite sewing project to date. I cannot explain to you the type of satisfaction that comes from finishing a project like this. I swear I have … [Read more...]

How to make a Simple Twirly Dress

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Hey Guys! I wasn't going to publish this post because it just seems too simple to actually blog about.However, I remember as a beginner, I wish there were simpler projects out there to get me started into sewing. So, here is a super simple tutorial you an whip up for your little girl in about 20 … [Read more...]

Lucy Blaire Lucky Girl Dress Blog Tour and Giveaway

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Hi Everyone! I am so excited to be part of Lucy Blaire's Lucky Girl Dress Blog Tour. When Lucy contacted me to see if I wanted to be part of this event, I knew I had to say yes. I am in love with this pattern. As a beginner sewer, there are two things that intimidate me; sleeves and hoods! Well, I … [Read more...]

Pattern Review: Toddler Love Ruffles Jumper

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Well, Valentine's day is coming up so I thought I would share a pattern that I did last year that was a big hit on the blog. This jumper pattern uses red love on white cotton knit fabric from Girl Charlee. It looks absolutely stunning paired with layers of ruffles on the neckline and bottom. I did … [Read more...]

How to make a simple baby blanket

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My neighbor is having a baby girl in a few days and I have been meaning to make her a gift for months now. Well, as usual I am down to the wire so my big quilt idea wasn't going to happen. I decided to make her a pretty little baby blanket that works perfectly for the cold winter months. I checked … [Read more...]

Pattern Review: Heart Tree Pillow

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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

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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...]