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DIY: Mesh Beach Toy Bag

Hi, my friends! I’m here today with a tutorial for ya, and it’s a super duper easy one that’s perfect for the summer. Ellie and Mac recently released their Free Tote Bag Pattern*, and as I was sewing mine up, the idea for this project came to mind. When our daughter was smaller, I remembered […]

Why Do I Sew?

I started sewing back in 2011, right before my daughter turned 2. I bought a super basic Singer sewing machine for $55 on clearance at Kmart with the intent to make her super cute things that I kept seeing ads for, but couldn’t afford. I spent hours and hours on Youtube and various blogs teaching […]

12 Things Every New Sewist Needs

Originally published on 1/17/2019 Hi friends!! After writing my post about why I sew (which I will re-upload this week), I started thinking about those people who would often tell me they wish they could sew. I came to the realization that every day, in at least one of my sewing groups, I see people […]

Easy DIY Knit Maxi Skirt

Hi everyone! Back again on this lovely Saturday, but this time with another tutorial. I received this gorgeous ombre striped ITY from The Material Girls* and knew it’d make a perfect maxi skirt. After browsing and sifting through patterns I already owned, I didn’t come across anything that was exactly what I wanted. With a […]

Swimsuit Mini Capsule!

Hello, lovely friends! I’ve been a bit quiet the past couple weeks, but I’m just working on figuring out how to do this blogging thing forreal. Today I’m sharing with you my first ever capsule sews. I’m calling this one a mini capsule because it’s only 4 pieces, even though I do get 6 total […]

Back to School with Spunkin Honeyhead!

I’ve almost got a kindergartener again, y’all! He was registered back in February, so it’s super official. I can’t believe it’s happened this fast, considering my cutie dudey feels like he was born last week. We don’t know what the fall will bring with COVID still looming around us, but whether the kids return in […]

Rayon Spandex Solids at Amelia Lane

I think I’m falling more in love with the concept of solids. Since taking up sewing, I’ve been in the mind of “solid clothes are cheap so why make them” but I’ve found myself singing a different tune, as of late. Amelia Lane Design’s New Arrivals lineup this week is packed with rayon spandex solids […]

Meet Zircon, from Eunoia Designs!

When one of my sweet sewing friends invited me to sew up a new design she was releasing, I had a slight hesitancy and said it depended on the style. “You don’t trust me,” she said, and sent over her one of her test photos. I got trust issues, it’s true, but I should have […]

Art Gallery Knit Solids

Hi y’all! Today I’ve got a slightly new experience to share with you. Though I’ve been sewing strikes for a couple of years, this was the first time I was reached out to buy a widely known fabric supplier, such as Art Gallery. One of my sewing peeps, Karly of Paisley Roots, sews for them […]

Add Straps to a Strapless Dress

Do you love off the shoulder tops? Ya know the cute banded kind or the types with drawstring ties or elastics that are expected to stay in place all day while you’re moving around? I love them too….but that (and the fact that I hate strapless bras AND going braless makes me uncomfortable) oftentimes makes […]

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