RBD Home Dec LOVE Blog Tour: Overnight Duffle Bag

LObster Duffle 4

Have you guys been checking out the Home Dec LOVE Blog Tour from Riley Blake Designs? I have been loving all the projects everyone is doing with their home dec fabrics.┬áNext up is this absolute gorgeous Lobster Navy Home Dec! A few weeks ago, I shared a duffle bag pattern with you guys. It's the … [Read more...]

How to start your own sewing blog


Do you love to sew and want to share your projects with the world? Do you enjoy reading sewing blogs? Why not start a sewing blog? It's free to start and you can share your creativity, projects and ideas with others with the same interest. A year and half ago I ventured into the land of fabrics and … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Sunny Day Toddler Dress


Hello Everyone! Found this blue fabric in my local fabric store in the clearance section and decided to grab it to make a cute dress for my 4 year old. Recently, she has decided that only boys wear pants and so is refusing to wear anything but dresses and skirts. This pattern was hand created from a … [Read more...]

July 4th La Jolla Bow Dress


I stumbled into my local fabric store the other day and found this pretty patriotic whale fabric that was a "must have". At 50% off it was an obvious choice for my daughter's July 4th dress. After a few hours of pondering on a design, I stumbled across the fabulous La Jolla bow dress tutorial from … [Read more...]

Shirred Waistband Skirt without Elastic Thread


Hello Everyone! Last night I found some pretty scrap fabric in my stash and decided to make my daughter a skirt for the summer. I wanted to do something different than a regular elastic waist band. While looking online, I found a few cute skirts with shirred waistbands that I liked. However, in … [Read more...]

Beginner Sewing Projects-30+ Things to Sew in Under 20 Minutes


As you all know, I love quick sewing projects. They are good for working single moms like myself who are limited on time. Small and fast beginner sewing projects is also a good way to use up scraps, which I always seem to accumulate a lot of. Here are some of my favorites. I can't wait for my 4 year … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Overnight Duffel Bag


Hello Everyone. This weekend, I decided to make myself an overnight duffel bag. This is a simple duffel pattern that has oval sides with pockets accented with wrap around straps. The cool thing about this pattern is that you don't have to line the bag or cover seams with binding! The tutorial is … [Read more...]

5 minute bag- Beginner Sewing Project

Simple bag

Hope everyone is enjoying their spring! I am just getting back into sewing after taking a personal break to move and reorganize my life. So happy to be back with my sewing machine! Last night, I decided to make myself a super simple toiletry bag to toss in my gym bag. I have a few zipper ones but I … [Read more...]

Pattern Review: Baby Mary Jane Shoes


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


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 Peasant Dress Pattern


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...]