Sew What You Love

 As an avid seamstress, tester, designer, promoter (etc. etc.) over the last 8 years, I started to sink into a bit of the at-home, fast-fashion mindset. Even though I wasn't promoting a large box store of exploited seamstresses, I was a bit exploited...and sewing for something ... I'm not sure quite what -- to be... Continue Reading →


Sahara DOLL: Scooped-Back Twirl Dress

As Christmas approached, and dolls were on each of my girls' lists, I thought about how adorable it'd be if they woke up in their Christmas PJs with matching dresses for their new babies. So with that in mind, I treated my littlest to a new matching dress while my two bigger girls were at... 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 something 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 →

Summer Cool-Down with On-Trend Comfort

You might be asking, "Who drinks coffee in the middle of the road?"  Well, welcome to my life.  ...a little morning photoshoot definitely called for some warm brew. So as our hot days transition to cool mornings, I have a couple of favorite sews (and fabrics) to share!      Shorts First up are the perfect morning... Continue Reading →

Ladies Sophia Racerback Top

       I've been loving sewing for myself this summer and trying a variety of styles for evenings out to casual wear. One style I don't have many of is the racerback. So when I saw the Bella Sunshine's Sophia  go into testing, I happily jumped on board.   Three of my favorite elements with... Continue Reading →

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