Announcing my newest sewing pattern, the Sweet Sunday Bag! This is my first sewing pattern in about a year, so I'm quite pleased to finally have it ready to publish. I tried to get it done before my baby was born but he came a few days early and interrupted the testing process. I'm grateful for patient testers!
Well, my baby arrived last month! He was a few days early and thankfully my mom had just come into town. All went well and he was a healthy 8 pounds, 10 ounces. He's super cute and cuddly and my kids all love him.
Surprisingly, I've accomplished quite a few sewing projects
Last winter I cut back on how many clothes I made for my kids. I didn't want to burn myself out and decided to just make them some tops and occasionally something else. So I went to a kid clothing store and bought my kids a bunch of pants. The girls all got
Well, it took over a month, but I finally got my sewing area set up and ready to use! I still need to do a few things, like install my thread racks on the wall and set up my gravity feed iron. I also have a large box full of fabric that I decided I didn't want
I'm 33.5 weeks along and I still fit into a surprising amount of my pre-pregnancy clothes! I decided to do a round-up of my clothes and patterns that still fit, or the ones that fit fairly far into my pregnancy. When possible I'll include a picture of
Well, 2.5 weeks in my new house and it's feeling a whole lot more like home! I've got a lot done and yet there is still always more to do to organize and unpack. The two biggest projects left are actually my husband's office and my sewing room. I think we both expected to have our work spaces done sooner but the other parts of the house seem more
I've now been in my new house about four days and it's feeling more and more like home! I'm 7 months pregnant, so I get tired easily and have low motivation to unpack. Today I spent all afternoon on the phone setting things up in our new area and
My sewing area is now officially packed up. I used 20 boxes! I did run out of medium boxes and had to use more small boxes, but I'm still amazed at the total amount of stuff in this room! I do plan on going through my fabric when I'm organizing my new room and
I am moving next week, but before I started packing my sewing area (a daunting prospect), I wanted to get some more maternity sewing in. Several months ago I bought some solid rayon spandex in the thickest weight from Stylish Fabric. It's still definitely not a heavyweight fabric, but is very stretchy and soft