Tinkerbell: Simplicity 1792

Thanks to Netflix hosting ALL of the Tinkerbell Movies, my two year old daughter has been telling everyone she is going to be Tinkerbell for Halloween…. since July. I was considering making the pattern myself until I found Simplicity 1792 Disney Fairies. It’s a beautiful pattern, so I went with it instead, and I’m so glad IContinue reading “Tinkerbell: Simplicity 1792”

Deer & Doe Plantain T- Shirt + Free Pattern

I came across this Free Pattern by Deer and Doe last week. I thought it looked easy, and cute for fall, so I whipped one up. It took me just a few hours, I put the whole thing together over the course of one day. (Please forgive my strange, bulgy back pocket- I forgot to take myContinue reading “Deer & Doe Plantain T- Shirt + Free Pattern”

Merchant & Mills Sewing Book

I recently picked up Merchant & Mills Sewing Book at my local library, and I loved it so much I thought I’d share it. I have a few friends who have been asking me to help them learn how to use their sewing machines, and many with sewing questions. This book is a great recommendation to anyoneContinue reading “Merchant & Mills Sewing Book”

Citronille Challenge: Susanne

I am so excited to have been chosen to participate in the Citronille Challenge sponsored by Sew Mama Sew + Fiddlehead Artisan Supply! Fiddlehead Artisan Supply sells these beautiful french patterns, designed by Astrid de Larocque- Latour. You can find patterns for babies, boys, girls and women. The patterns are simple enough, and very charming. Most of theseContinue reading “Citronille Challenge: Susanne”

Anthro-Inspired Top + Free Pattern

A few weeks ago I was getting together with family, and noticed my sister-in-law wearing this gorgeous Comino Top she had recently purchased at Anthropologie. I loved it so much that after a few days I still couldn’t shake it from my thoughts, and recreated it for myself! It has a really fun sleeve that intrigued me.Continue reading “Anthro-Inspired Top + Free Pattern”

Folkloric Dress + Sewing Tutorial

The other day I was walking through Hancock fabrics, looking for some denim. I found this great Denim Mexican Poncho Autumn Cotton Fabric, and knew right away that I had to make something out of it. I love the ethnic, folky print of this fabric, and the colors are so on point for fall. I decidedContinue reading “Folkloric Dress + Sewing Tutorial”

Anthro Inspired Buffalo Check Pleated Midi Skirt Sewing Tutorial + Easy No Mark Pleat Method

A few months ago I pinned this Anthropologie skirt, and I’ve been on the hunt for a great buffalo check fabric ever since in attempt to recreate it! Last week I came across a great brown + black buffalo check cotton fabric at Hancock fabrics that was just perfect for this project. I decided to makeContinue reading “Anthro Inspired Buffalo Check Pleated Midi Skirt Sewing Tutorial + Easy No Mark Pleat Method”

College Days + Simplicity 2989

My love for sewing began at Brigham Young Univeristy, where I studied clothing construction. There wasn’t a “clothing construction” or “fashion design” major available, so I found the closest thing to it, and took every sewing course I could find. During one of the courses, we had an assignment to sew a little girls dress.Continue reading “College Days + Simplicity 2989”

Toddler Twirly Dress Sewing Tutorial

With Valentines Day approaching (one of my all time favorite holidays), I was inspired to make a cute little dress for my 18 month old little girl. I’ve seen some similar dresses in etsy shops and I thought I’d try to make one for myself. I put the whole dress together in an afternoon, it’sContinue reading “Toddler Twirly Dress Sewing Tutorial”

Maternity Dress Sewing Tutorial

I have been dreaming up maternity patterns for the last few weeks, but none of them have really inspired me. I couldn’t find any tutorials or patterns I liked either. I also have a wedding coming up in December that I need a berry colored dress for, and I haven’t been able to find anythingContinue reading “Maternity Dress Sewing Tutorial”