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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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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Red Hot Wrap: New Look 6581

It’s no secret that I love a wrap dress, heck I did a whole comparison series (here). Unlike those, New Look 6581 is a true wrap dress! A feature that, for me, makes it even better. I ordered this red hacci knit from Fabric Mart because it was on sale and I love red. LOL…

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