Category: Pattern Review

Dauphine Jeans

If you had told me a year ago that I would be making my own jeans and that they would fit me better than store bought I wouldn’t have believed you. Yet here I am a year and a half into my sewing adventures and that’s…

Journey Dress Hack

Spring has officially sprung and I’m heading to Scottsdale this week for spring break with the family. I wanted to make a cute dress that I could use as a swim cover as well for by the pool. My goal was something loose fitting with some…

Laela Jayne – Ivy Trousers and Willa Vest

One of my favorite pattern designers is Laela Jeyne Patterns, I think every time I try one of her patterns I learn something new. So when she was looking for bloggers for her big anniversary tour I jumped at the chance. Laela Jeyne is celebrating their…

Winter Wonderland

It seems like the older I get the faster time goes by, which feels even more true today as this is my first post of 2018! I hope that you had a wonderful holiday season with those closest to you. We were blessed to have family…

Velvet Miss Ruby Tuesday

Well it is official, I have done something I swore I would never do… I put up the Christmas tree before December 1st! My oldest started begging me last week and we made a deal where he helped me clean the house and then we put…

Juliette

I’m thrilled to be part of the Fall Collection Blog Tour for Laela Jeyne Patterns. Their fall collection theme is family photos and they have something for everyone! The entire collection is on sale through the 21st of October so make sure you grab it before…

Fall Mini Capsule

This week has been cold here in Denver which was perfect timing for the Fall Mini Capsule contest from Made for Mermaids, Patterns for Pirates and Cole’s Creations. If you haven’t heard about the contest the idea is to sew up nine pieces for your fall…

The Babe Hoodie

When I started sewing about a year ago I challenged myself to try new techniques and learn new skills. There were a couple things that I was too scared to try though. Zippers and welt pockets, they totally freaked me out! So when I was selected…

Harbor Knot Tee Review

One of my favorite pattern designers is Striped Swallow Designs so I jumped on the opportunity to test the new Harbor Knot Tee. As usual Mandalynn did not disappoint! The Harbor Knot instantly became my favorite shirt for the spring. The fun knot detail makes it…