I’ve been making and selling purses for almost 9 years now, and in that time I’ve designed made many purse designs. Some were used once, some I decided I liked a lot and made over and over. Several of those have turned into PDF patterns. I have a list quite long of ideas for future patterns, some are just sketches or ideas, and some are based on patterns I’ve made and sold. This newest design, the Lattice Clutch, is one ofRead More
My daughter had a Sock Hop Daddy/Daughter dance and didn’t have anything to wear. I decided to make her a simple poodle skirt. However, I ended up making it a little more complicated than that, though it still only took me a few hours to make. Ultimately it was reversible with a middle layer that attached to ruffles.Read More
My biggest project of the past couple of weeks has been a baby dress for my niece, who is turning 1 soon. I started with WInnie the Pooh fabric from Wanderlust Custom Fabrics. I bought those before I knew what I would be sewing. After it arrived, I looked around for a suitably ruffly dress. I eventually settled on the Belle Rococo Dress by FooFoo Threads. I’ve had the pattern in my bookmarked patterns for awhile, and I figured it would be perfectRead More
Well we’re starting the third month of the year and I haven’t posted for awhile. I worked on some pattern tutorial videos today but I realized that I couldn’t handle posting those until I had finished posting my sewing for the last couple of months. Things. Must. Stay. In. Order! :)
Each season as the weather changes I evaluate my kids’ clothes with them and figure out what they’ve outgrownRead More
Summer is not my favorite time of year. I like my personal space and solitude and having so much family togetherness wears on me! I'm looking forward to the end of the month when three of my kiddos are in school full-day. No more noon preschool pickups for the first time in years!
I did get a lot of sewing done amid the summer fun and craziness.Read More