A (Late) Look Back at 2018

Considering it’s the 10th of January I’m a little late in recapping my 2018, but I want to take this stroll down memory lane anyway.  By my count I created and blogged about 58 garments in 2018! Not to shabby, if I do say so myself. And that number doesn’t include orders, gifts for family…

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Waterfall Cardigan: Style Sew Me Madison

Statement Cardigan thanks to Style Sew Me

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Martha Stewart Easy Press 2 Unboxing

You knew it was coming. Even before my Cricut Maker shipped I knew I wanted the Cricut Easy Press 2. I opted for the limited Martha Stewart edition that is only available at Micheal’s. It is a bit more, but it also includes some extras, so it really is a better deal. See my unboxing…

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Made by a Fabricista: Butterick 6385

I think I’ve decided I need to make one wool winter coat a year. Last year was the Closet Case Clare Coat and this year is this Butterick 6385. Read my contributor post at Fabric Mart here! Pattern: Butterick 6385 Pattern Description:Fitted coats have princess seams, back yoke with forward shoulder seams, two-piece sleeve, collar…

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Suit Up! Simplicity 8749

I’m so proud of this suit!

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Ultimate Gift List for Sewists

Can you believe its November already? We are officially well into the holiday season, which apparently starts right after (or almost before) Halloween. Black Friday is drawing near which triggers gift buying for many so whether you’re looking for a little treat for a sewsister, an nudge to that friend who says they want to…

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Black Friday Deals for Makers 2018

It’s that time again for all the best deals of the year on fabric, notions and patterns. Check back daily as I will be updating as I see new deals. Please share with me any deals you find in the comments and I’ll update the post! Closet Case Patterns – save here Take 20% off…

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My Joann Haul: Winter/Holiday 2018

Look what I bought!

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What I’ve Sewn: 3rd Quarter 2018

I really love my quarterly recaps! I’m always just so darn proud of all I’ve made. This quarter (August, September, October) I made the time to sew up 18 garments. Six were for pattern tests, six were for  Fabric Mart’s Fabricista, which left six personal sewing projects. It’s not surprising that 10 of the 18…

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TipStitched Tips: My Project Bag Method

The most important step of my sewing organization.

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Jumpsuit Turned Dress: McCalls 7632 & 6955

I love a Frankenpattern (chop and screwing two patterns together)

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Little Purple Dress: Kommatia Beatnik

Kommatia Patterns has done it again! Here is another must have dress The Beatnik.

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Fall/Winter 2018 Sewing Plans

Boy do I have some big plans.

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All About the Angles: McCalls 7774

A long time in the making, my second make of McCalls 7774

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Striped T-Shirt Dress: Kommatia Alice

A cute casual tee dress

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Transitional Jumpsuit: Closet Case Amy

Perfect jumpsuit to transition to fall!

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On the Run Outfit: McCalls 7755

What I wore to the On the Run II show!

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