Sewing up an Adventure Belt

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I did some quick fun boy sewing this weekend. Though my daughter has already put in her request as well, so this works for everyone! May I introduce the Adventure belt one of the many projects inside of the new Time to Travel Ebook. The Ebook is a boy themed compilation of PDFs, printables, and […]

MCM Studios


It’s been awhile since I dipped into my stash of tulle. Recently I found the perfect excuse. I sewed up MCM Studios Gingersnap Dress for my little, and added a little something fun.

Don’t miss this one…you just have to share what you’ve sewn!

Anybody want to win fabric and patterns? The Bettie’s Basket Sales & Promotions Facebook group is currently running a photo contest. If you sew anything from a Bettie designer’s pattern, you should show off your hard work and submit a photo in the Facebook group! Besides the bragging right, you also have a chance to win […]

The Soho Blouse

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Recently Rachel and I were both fortunate enough to be able to test the new pattern by Kate, from See Kate Sew.  

Easter Crafting-Quick and Easy

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So I am not much of a crafter.  After numerous epic failures, I usually stick to sewing which I am much better at.  It is the week before Easter and I was not feeling very Eastery (is that even a word?)  None of the kids will be coming home this year so I shipped little Easter goodies to […]

Woman’s Wanderer Tunic Pattern

Woman's Wanderer Tunic PDF pattern

Anyone else notice that tunics are super hot in the woman’s patterns lately? I’ve made a couple so I thought I would share one with you today. This is my woman’s wanderer tunic, and yes it is totally unhemmed in these pictures (whistles). I swear it’s hemmed now.

Dressing Dolly, a wardrobe starts

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Those of you who have followed us for a while know that we mostly sew and design children’s clothing.  We like things that are easy to wash and wear,  designs that are classic but with a twist that makes them look like today.  Sometimes we are presented with an opportunity to do something a little […]

Grown Up Thumbs Up Release and Sale!

Grown Up Thumbs Up promo Collage

It’s here!  We are excited to introduce our first woman’s pattern today, the Grown Up Thumbs Up Tee and Tunic pattern! The Grown Up Thumbs Up is a relaxed fit knit top great for every day wear. It features a two piece sleeve for color blocking options, and the testers’ favorite feature thumb hole cuffs!

Pattern Hack: Izzy with Long Sleeves

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Climbing the Willow has a free pattern,  The Izzy has been all over the Facebook sewing pages.  I am sure that almost every mom sewing for a little girl has made at least one.  Well we have made several.  You can see our examples HERE.  In case you have not seen it, the Izzy is a […]

How to add a Thumb hole cuff to any shirt

Add a thumb hole cuff to any shirt

Thumb hole cuffs are addictive. You’ve been warned, you’re going to want to add these to all of your shirts.