Family First: A Blogging Slow Down

This is one of my favorite pics of my kids and me. :)

  This time of year is normally very busy for my family. All of our birthdays are in the second half of the year, intermixed with all of the upcoming holidays. Add in school starting, and things can get downright nuts. I was already thinking about possibly backing off of blogging for a little bit to counteract [...]

Free Sewing Saturday #3


It’s time for another Free Sewing Saturday! This week I found some real cute patterns to share with you.   Sew Mama Sew has an adorable little girl’s sun dress pattern, the Saudade Sun Dress. It comes in sizes  sizes 1 -10!     A Vision to Remember has a Ruffled Flower Rag Quilt pattern. [...]

Free Pattern – Twirly Skorts Sample – Size 2


  Lately, I have been brainstorming ways to make my pattern shop even more customer friendly. I have come up with an idea, and I would love to know what you think. Why not let customers check out a pattern before they purchase it?  I know it can be kind of anxiety inducing to purchase [...]

Free Sewing Saturday #2


Welcome back to Free Sewing Saturday! It’s time to check out some more of the free sewing patterns I have found throughout the week.   Nimblephish has a cute little voodoo doll available for free. Naomi seems to be full of ideas for adorable and unique little plushies. Her blog and Etsy shop are overflowing [...]

Free Sewing Saturday (#1)


Welcome to the first Free Sewing Saturday! I have decided to start this bog series to share some free sewing projects with you every Saturday, and who doesn’t like free sewing? Am I right? I have set up a few different Pinterest boards for free sewing patterns and tutorials that I pin awesome finds to [...]

Delilah Top Blog Tour


  When I  heard about the Golden Rippy Delilah blog tour, and I saw the picture of the Delilah top I jumped on it! Seriously, what a cute top. I’m getting kind of tired of wearing my Sagan and “Reunite Pangea” tees to work so I figured this would be a nice break from nerdy [...]

Free Skirt Pattern


If you haven’t noticed, I have been spending time on the Moo Skirt the last couple of weeks. First I made a matching Doll pattern (free), then I came up with another option for the trim, now I’ve adapted it to ladies sizes! Well my size at least so far. I was planning on sewing [...]

Pleated Trim Tutorial

how to sew a pleated trim

  Remember last week, when I made the free doll pattern to match the Moo Skirt and I said I wanted to make me one? Well I did! While I was making it, I came up with an idea to spice up the trim a bit. I added horizontal pleats. They are super simple to sew [...]