Mama Mya…Here We Go Again…🎶

The beautiful Mama Mya from Made for Mermaids has gotten an update; and I'm in love! What changes were made, you ask? According to M4M, the silhouette is still the same; but the patter now meets their evolved standards for ease, hem, and everything else that makes a pattern delicious. If you already have the... Continue Reading →


Tie-Front Fall Style @ Seamingly Smitten

I've been loving the trends over the last few years--a beautiful free boho-esque movement. And the new Tie Front Flutter top from Seamingly Smitten adapts this trend with sweet grace. A few of my favorite elements of this top are: ~ The flutter sleeves (adjustable to seamstress preference) ~V-neck front ~Tie front       ... Continue Reading →

Back to School Post 3: Kid Sister Style

Being a little sister is no small task. There's the every-day wake-up with the big sisters, the hugs, the walk to the bus stop... the occasional class party ... friend dates, smiles to other little sisters and brothers ... phew!--it's quite the role. So with such a role comes some cute gear, right? Kid Sister... Continue Reading →

New Shakti Pants = Classy Comfort & Modern Style

When I saw this style open up at Designer Stitch, I jumped on board with delight. The new Shakti pants have multiple options, including straight leg, bell style, ruched sides, and drawstring bottoms--along with multiple waistband options. For my first pair, I chose a yoga waistband with drawstring bottoms. I used a striped double brushed... Continue Reading →

Back-to-Ballet Sewing: Fabric + Pattern

While most children are getting excited for "back to school" shopping, some little ballerinas are definitely gearing up for "back to ballet!" I'll be honest: my daughter lived in swimsuits for about a full year--including our chilly Michigan winters (indoors, of course...although she ran out once lol). So I started making her a little leotard... Continue Reading →

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