52-Week Sewing Challenge: Sewist Spotlight

In 2017, Kelsey Cushing created a beautiful group--and what would become an intentional and incredible meeting space for seamstresses: the 52-Week Sewing Challenge. Each week, Kelsey and her crew posts a new challenge (and all challenges are shared ahead of time within the "files" section of the group). Seamstresses can "accept" the challenge or reject... Continue Reading →

Back to School Dress Sewing for Girls

It's back to school time!! šŸ„³Ā I feel like one of the only moms on the planet not really ready to ship my babies back...BUT--look at that face! I think SHE is ready!! We have her daddy's Citizenship Oath Ceremony coming up this week, so when making her a dress for the ceremony, I wanted a... Continue Reading →

SLPco Ayda Christmas – Unicorn Style

This year, my two older girls had distinct visions of what they wanted to wear for Christmas. Not surprisingly, my eldest daughter wanted somethingĀ magical, and that, of course, involved a unicorn floral crown. I wanted a beautiful dress to go with it--something that made her feel so special. So we went to my fabric collection,... Continue Reading →

Back to School – “Free” Style!

After all those summer snuggles, it's time for some new school styles! Thankfully, there are some beautifulĀ free patterns out there that create the sweetest styles. Today, I'll share two of them with you: the Barb's Knit headband from The Simple Life Pattern Co.Ā and the updated Bonny Leggings from Made for Mermaids. The Bonnys are listed... Continue Reading →

SLPco Patricia in Knit = Boho Love

Ā Ā  Simple Life Pattern Company just released a knit add-on to their beautiful Patricia pattern (originally drafted for wovens). Although I adore several wovens, my girls' favorites are soft knits, so this was the perfect addition for us. The pattern comes in both dress and top lengths; I created the hi-low tank version (with gathered... Continue Reading →

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