liberty of london Knot Necklace

liberty-knot-necklace---craftiness-is-not-optional

I'm so pleased as punch to share this project with you today, and to be working with Liberty of London on this project! It's easy, cute, and really lets you show off your fave fabric! Hop over there for the full tutorial!   … [Read more...]

fabric triangle headband tutorial-Jo-Ann spring crafts and a coupon

fabric triangle headband tutorial

I'm loving the geometric trend that's a-happening right now. Stylish, hip, and easy to re-create? Sold. I was excited when Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores (you may have heard of them...;) invited me to participate in their National Craft Month celebration! ( though really, every month is craft month around here, you feelin' me?) Also, I received … [Read more...]

simple & easy pattern weights

simple and easy pattern weights

I am thrilled to be a part of Simple Simon & Co's prolific series-"What I wish I'd known when I started Sewing". Which is many things, for me. Alas, most of my sewing knowledge was gained due to plentiful mistakes, trial and error, and A LOT of fabulous online tutorials. So...let me share with you my favorite sewing trick/tool. Trool. When … [Read more...]

KNITerview & a knit bow tutorial

I'm psyched to be over at Rae's today as a part of her KNITerviews-a series all about your favorite bloggers & KNITS! Knits are one of my favorite fabric types to sew with-so comfy for kiddos and grown ups alike, and not as hard to sew with as you may think! Also, as you may know I recently came out with my first knit PDF pattern-the Nessie … [Read more...]

KCW: floral and teal corduroy hosh pants

I've already sewn up (and loved!) one of LouBee Clothing's patterns-the Bimaa, so I was dying to take a swing at her Hosh pants after seeing them all over blogland. They are a quick and easy sew-and practically tailor made for my skinny Sadie. I sewed them up for both girls-in this awesome stretch sateen, and some teal corduroy from Hancocks … [Read more...]

knit skirt with pockets: tutorial and free pocket pattern

I bought a comfy knit skirt this summer that I LOVE. It is comfy and has awesome pockets and I want to wear the heck out of it. We all know what this means, right? I had to recreate it! I took some pics for a tutorial just in case you want to make one too. And this would totally translate to a kids skirt, too...I should make one for Sadie sometime! … [Read more...]

reversible wrap top tutorial and free pattern for birch fabrics! (oh, and a giveaway!)

I'm so excited to share this top with you today over on the Birch Fabrics blog! It's a reversible wrap top with cute little flutter sleeves! And as a bonus-I have created a free pattern for you to use! (available in 3 sizes: 12-24 mo, 2/3T, and 4/5...if you do use the pattern, please follow my blog as a courtesy!) I got to play around with the … [Read more...]

knit dress tutorials for birch fabrics!

I am so excited to be posting over on the Birch Fabrics blog today! I'll be sharing some tips on sewing with knits, plus tutorial for both these cute dresses, today! These dresses were made awhile ago, and I was lucky enough to get my hands on their new knit fabric early! I absolutely love the new Birch Fabric organic knits, they are dreamy to … [Read more...]

fabric tray tutorial for ucreate

 I am so excited to be over on Ucreate today (yes, THE Ucreate!), for their amazing series all about using up those fat quarters we all hoard. I know I'm not alone...right ladies? :) The first step is admitting you have a problem.... hehe. This particular project is fantastic for scraps, as well! Which I also have plenty of. Fabric hoarders … [Read more...]

Rosy in Ruffles Sundress tutorial-for Melly sews….with a free pattern!

I'm pretty darn excited about how this sundress turned out! And on Miss Ava...man alive I want to gobble her up, she's so darn cute. There's just something about baby sized clothing lately...I just can't get enough! Maybe it's that she can sit up now and it's so much more fun to take pics of her. Anywho...I'm psyched to be posting today for  Melly … [Read more...]

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