Jaren Johnson’s Art

Hey Guys! This is not a post on sewing or fabrics. My friend Jaren is finally starting to showcase his paintings online and I wanted to send some love his way by doing a post on some of my most favorite pieces from him. I met Jaren about a year a ago and have since been captivated by his talent as … [Read more...]

Rainbow Dash Costume Tutorial

**This post contains affiliate links.** My 4 year old is obsessed with everything My Little Pony. Her favorite is Rainbow Dash. So, off course when I asked her what she wanted to be for Halloween this year, she said Rainbow Dash. Well, here is my attempt at creating something inspired by My Little … [Read more...]

Open Wide Zippered Pouch DIY Tutorial

I literally going though a pouch addiction recently. I have been making at least one of these babies every night this week. If you haven't tried the Noodlehead open wide zippered pouch diy tutorial, you definitely need to get going on joining in on the frenzy. This is by far one of the easiest pouch … [Read more...]

Washi Dress Sewing Pattern

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

Congrats to Christine Sherman and Vanessa Behymer for winning $50 to FQS!   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 … [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...]

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...]

Noodlehead Cargo Duffle Bag Pattern

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...]

Lucy Blaire Lucky Girl Dress Blog Tour and Giveaway

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...]

Apple Softie Teacher’s Gift

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...]