Washi Dress Sewing Pattern

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Hey Guys! I finally got my hands on the Washi Dress Sewing Pattern by Made by Rae. I have to admit I was a bit nervous with how this dress would turn out, but I absolutely love it. I have never actually sewn a dress from pattern before so it appeared to be intimidating. Boy, was I wrong! It was so … [Read more...]

The Fat Quarter Shop Anniversary Giveaway

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Hello Sewist! It's our blog's 2 year anniversary! I cannot believe it has been 2 years since I started this blogging and sewing venture. Thank you for all you support throughout this process. I am having so much fun exploring the world of fabrics. Speaking of fabrics, our sponsor The Fat Quarter … [Read more...]

Easy Laptop Case Pattern

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Hey Guys! I whipped up this super easy laptop case pattern last night that I thought I would share with you. This literally took about 20 minutes. I saw similar ones on Etsy for around $30! This cost me about $6 to make. I love how it turned out. Next time, I may add some leather to it but can't … [Read more...]

RBD Home Dec LOVE Blog Tour: Overnight Duffle Bag

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...]