I'm so excited to share not one but three dresses today! Which may or may not be basically the same. If you're an avid reader of my blog (is anyone even an avid reader???), you'll remember my mom, on the left, from this post earlier, where I made her this same dress with different fabric. … Continue reading Sunflower Triplets
eHello again! Today I'm so excited to share my take on the new Patterns for Pirates release - the Linen Loungers! (There's also a girls' version, and a bundle for both.) I made two versions in testing (though I sewed one up two different ways as you will see here). The pattern is also available … Continue reading Linen Loungers – Pattern Release
Here I am again today, two posts in a row! I couldn't resist, because Patterns for Pirates released a new design today, which I had the chance to test - the Take The Plunge Swimsuit. And I love it! I bet you're starting to think I only sew swim these days... Since I had the … Continue reading Take the Plunge Swimsuit – Pattern Release!
Hello friends! I’m so excited to be posting today for the Made for Mermaids & Patterns for Pirates ‘Sew What Do I Wear? - Vacation Edition’ blog tour! I’ll be showing a couple of things that I wore on my vacation last month. Namely, the Siren Swim Top, Hello Sailor Bottoms and Megan Romper. First … Continue reading Sew, What Do I Wear? Vacation Edition – Blog Tour
Hey everyone! I'm so excited that the new Favorite Tee from P4P has released! I was able to test this pattern and it's safe to say that is truly is my new favorite tee. It's the perfect combo of fitted and flattering. I have a basic vneck shirt made from a soft modal blend which … Continue reading Favorite Tee, For Real
Happy Saturday! In light of the annoyingly cold Chicago "spring", I've been sewing a lot of items which can be layered for the seasons. Coming up tonight are the Grainline Studio Driftless and Penny Raglan! I've been obsessed with the Driftless since it was released around this time last year. I've always liked wearing cardigans, … Continue reading More Driftless Cardigans & Penny Raglan
It's pattern release day again! This time it's the Cross My Heart Cami. I love these days, especially if I've been able to test the pattern prior to the release. It's so fun to see all the testers' garments and then exciting waiting to see for what everyone else starts to sew up! Judy at … Continue reading Cross My Heart Cami
Hello again! Hope all's been well lately - I've been super busy with Christmas orders (shop is currently on vacation mode for the remainder of the year!) and Christmas gifts on my end. And then I got sick this weekend...oh well, typical winter. At least we have pretty snow in Chicago and Christmas to look forward … Continue reading Holiday Freebies – Part 1
Disclaimer: Even though Brian is not a papa, he loves these pants! I'm sooooo excited to share this new pattern I had the privilege of testing...the new Patterns for Pirates men's joggers! There's also a bundle for the whole family, if you want to all match adorably. (Note: He's sporting my new men's anatomy raglan in … Continue reading Announcing Papa Bear Joggers!