Back Porch Dress: Kids Clothes Week


  I haven’t been sewing for my girls lately and this week is Kids Clothes Week around blogland so I decided to finish a project that had been sitting in my unfinished pile before my little one grows out of it. It’s a dress I designed inspired by the dresses I love worn by little […]

What I Have Learned After Four Years Of Sewing Blogging

What I have learned from sewing blogging

Well, I’m coming up on my four year blogiversary and today I want to share some things that I’ve learned about myself after four years of blogging.The sewing community is a really supportive place in general. It’s fun being a sewing blogger. I’ve made loads of friends and many I’ve met in person at organized […]

DIY African Print Dress With Suede Beaded Collar

TRibal Print Suede Collar Dress

  I finished this cotton knit dress a few weeks ago, but only got around to photographing it now. It was supposed to be a maxi dress but I didn’t buy enough fabric. The Afro/ tribal print cotton knit was bought at Mood fabrics in LA last summer. It’s so silky with a lovely drape. […]

Decoden Wedding Cake Headbands With Collage Clay

Decoden Headbands

I got a little package in the mail from Plaid Crafts with some new products to try out. There were several new products from Mod Podge.  I had tried out Mod Podge Collage Clay at the Craft Convention in January and was excited to finally get some in my hands. It’s a product that gives […]

A Nautical Striped Shoreline Boatneck

Soreline Boatneck with anchor nnd tabs

 Yesterday I sewed together the Shoreline Boatneck pattern by Blank Slate Patterns. It was a quick sew, and I added my own special touches ; an anchor freezer paper stencil, and some tab closures on the sleeves to create a fun, nautical look. The Shoreline Boatneck is a simple T shirt pattern that has some […]