Definition of a Sewist

My (sorta) new Cricut Maker has me customizing mugs, water bottles, gifts, storage and more, but I think tees are my favorite! I originally made this tee for myself for two reasons. 1) I call myself a sewist. I know some don’t like the term and say it’s not even a real word. Seamstress sounds like…

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Cricut made me do it!

I shared at the beginning of the year that I treated myself to a Cricut Maker for Christmas. Well I haven’t shared much that I’ve made/personalized with it here, but believe me I love this thing. It really comes in handy for things for a variety of things like personalizing party favors for a teen’s…

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Closet Case Pietra

Closet Case recently released three new patterns, The Rome Collection (in pdf and print).  This new collection includes the Cielo Top/Dress, the Fiore Skirt and the Pietra Pants. I had the opportunity to test the Pietra pants which are described as “flat front, high-waisted silhouette with the comfort of an elastic waist in the back; featuring…

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What I’ve Made: 2nd Qtr 2019

I am a little disappointed with myself this quarter. I’ve only sewn up 7 makes in the past 12 weeks.  (*Well I’ve sewn a couple more but I’ve only photographed and blogged 7, but this is the case each quarter). Now I know some sewists average 1-2 makes a month, but I typically average around…

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Made by a Fabricista: Zadie Jumpsuit

Summer’s Viral Pattern: Zadie Jumpsuit

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I’m a new member of the Minerva Makers Team!

Happy Monday y’all! I’m so excited to share that I have been added to the Minerva Crafts Makers Team!

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Sewn Mag Feature: Simplicity 8466

I was featured in the May/June issue of Sewn Magazine!

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Made by a Fabricista: Simplicity 8505

This might be my look for the entire summer! #teamcaftan

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Spring Fabric Haul!

Check out my latest fabric haul! I also talk a little about my upcoming projects!

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Rock Your Style: Burda 6829

Y’all know I love a wrap dress – faux/true, knit/woven doesn’t matter.

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Tip’s Thoughts: Vogue Summer 2019 Release

Alright I’m back again with summer patterns, this time from Vogue.

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Tip’s Thoughts: Simplicity Spring 2019 Release

It’s that time again! Pattern release review time! Simplicity recently released the Summer 19 catalog.

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Tip’s Thoughts: McCall’s Spring Patterns

So first of all I have no idea how long these patterns have been out because McCall’s homepage still shows Early Spring as the newest patterns and these are definitely a new bunch. Regardless of when they released I’m going to review them so let’s jump in. First up as usual my likes: M7917 is…

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What I’ve Sewn: 2019 First Qtr Recap

2019 is off to a good, albeit slow start.

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Made by a Fabricista: Simplicity 8330

Can you believe I didn’t have a LBD in my wardrobe? What kind of sewist am I? This had to be remedied fast. Thankfully Fabric Mart had this amazing black ponte in stock and I was perfect for S8330! The pattern does call for woven fabric, but with consideration a woven garment can often be…

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Made by a Fabricista: McCalls 7833

I’m late to the M7833 party, but better late than never

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