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 I originally made this tee for myself for two reasons. 1) I call myself a sewist.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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Back to Basics: V-Neck Tee Simplicity 8177

Sometimes you just need to sew this basics, because if I’m being honest the basics are really what I wear the most often. I love sewing the fun stuff like fancy dresses, backless tops and even swimsuits, but you can always use a t-shirt! This one is great because I can wear it on the…

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Winter Plans

Even though winter officially started about a month ago I’m just finishing up planning out this seasons “to-sew” list. I know that January is almost over, but the busyness of the holidays in December and a work deadline earlier this month prevented me from finishing my plans this any earlier. The weather here isn’t helping…

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Latte and Donuts: Simplicity 8801

Poor Miss Socialite has been waiting on these pjs since last winter. I can be such a selfish sewist. I finally finished them, even though I planned to have them sewn before Christmas. I think I purchased Simplicity 8801 with the plans to make holiday pajamas last Christmas. Since my hubby and Mr. Cool won’t…

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Colorblock Sheath: Designer Stitch Madison

I love a sheath dress and I adore color blocking so there was no doubt that I would volunteer to test the new Madison Dress from Designer Stitch. The Madison dress features a princess seam bodice with the option of a straight or half circle skirt.  The options are endless for color blocking and the…

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2019 Sewcialists Top 5: Highlights

2019 was a good year My husband and I love the beach (the kids are indifferent) so we try to make it to the ocean at least once a year. We didn’t make it last year and thought we weren’t going to make it this year once it was obviously that summer had slipped us…

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Last Minute Christmas Things to do in Atlanta

Merry Christmas!  I myself have not been in the Christmas spirit this year, but one of my besties in her small-ish kids are coming down this weekend so in the procress of looking for things to do I realize just how much there is to do in Atlanta to get in the holiday mood. Of…

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Baby Shower Gifts: Shannon Fabrics

I just love baby handmade baby gifts.

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Shannon Fabrics Baby Fabrics: Unboxing

I am always happy to work with companies that offer great products. So when Shannon Fabrics reached out to me I quickly checked out what they had to offer. Turns out Shannon Fabrics is the premier destination for all types of plush fabrics, they offer a wide variety of Cuddle (minky), Embrace (double gauze) and…

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Simplicity’s New Branding and Early Spring Release 2020

Simplicity had been hinting that something new was coming in their IG and Facebook feeds with their looks back at old logos. Also Mimi G had teased her new patterns a little early and we saw the new pattern envelopes. But today Simplicity has officially released their Early Spring Collection as well as their new…

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DIY Christmas Gifts

It’s hard to believe that it’s already the holiday season. Seriously how did 2019 go by so fast?! With Christmas coming up I thought I’d put together a list of DIY items that make great holiday gifts. I am typically a selfish sewist, but I do enjoy sewing gifts for friends and family for special…

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Gift Guide for Sewists: Holiday 2019

Need help picking the right gift for the sewist, seamstress or sewer in your life? Well look no further! Below I’ve shared some of my favorite sewing accessories, tools, tech and more. Go ahead and treat your spouse, friend or family member with something they’ll love. Wear Definition of a Sewist Tee is perfect for…

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Black Friday Deals 2019

I love a deal and I assume you do too! I’ll be sharing all the sewing/crafting related deals I find here as I see them, so check back often so you don’t miss any savings!!! *if you know of any great deals I missed please share them in the comments! Patterns Save 20% on all…

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