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 I originally made this tee for myself for two reasons. 1) I call myself a sewist.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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Fabric Mart Feature: Flower Power

Check out my latest blog post over at Fabric Mart Fabrics for all the deets on this sundress! Scroll down for my quick pattern review. This gorgeous floral burnout fabric is still available here. Grab yours before it’s gone! Pattern: McCalls 7774 Pattern Description: Loose-fitting pull over dresses have side pockets. C, D: Fitted dresses…

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Tip’s Thoughts: McCalls Fall 2019

It’s that time again! McCalls didn’t wait that long after releasing the early fall to give us these fall patterns did they? Let’s jump in   I have NOT been feeling the 90s trend making a comeback. I was a teen in the 90s and I truly did not need to relive some of those…

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Watch My Fabric Haul

Hi y’all, I’ve added some new fabrics to the stash and wanted to share them with you. Watch below or head to my YouTube Channel: All links for fabrics are in my YouTube description.

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Summer Separates Navy Collection: Gingham Tie Top

Summer Separates: the last piece S8927

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Summer Separates Navy Collection: Wrap Pencil Skirt

Summer separates piece 3. Wrap pencil skirt

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Summer Separates Navy Collection: Wrap Top

The second piece in my Summer Separates Collection

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Summer Separates Navy Collection: Gingham Shorts

The first piece of my summer separates mini collection.

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Tips Thoughts: Vogue Fall 2019

Let’s jump right in! I’ve been wanting to make a raincoat for a while now and I think V1460 would be perfect for one. This thing is a bit of a fabric haul requiring between 4-3/8 to 4-7/8 yards of outer fabric, plus 3-1/8 – 4 yards of lining, but I think it will be…

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A First: French Seams + a Giveaway!

I had the opportunity to sew and style the Crystal Cove Cami and Mountain View Pull-on Jeans by Itch to Stitch. See how I styled each piece three ways in my Make It Wear It post on Itch to Stitch blog. Read on to learn about my first experience with french seams. Kennis was kind…

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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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