She’s off to the Races

Super cute DIY summer girl's dress

Anyone else feel like it is the summer of the racerback? Maybe it is that Rachel has been working on sewing up two different women’s patterns and I couldn’t resist making up this version for M. Racerbacks are  a fun and easy summer staple.  This one comes with options for a dress or tank.   M […]

Ainsley and Aiden Baby Pattern Suite


I got the happy opportunity to sew for a baby recently. I didn’t start sewing for my kids until after my littlest was past the year mark so this was a fun departure. Today I’m sharing with you the newly released Suite of baby patterns from Stitchwerx. And it’s full of great baby staples for […]

Pool Ready. Sewing up Girl’s Swimwear.

Sun n Fun Swimsuit Peek a Boo Patterns

M has been slowly eeking her way from a 2 to a 3 in sizing. Then at some point last month she grew straight up 3 inches. Seriously all my sundresses made for the summer are now tunics. More problematic was the night they both begged to run through the sprinkler, and I realized last […]

Serger Mat with Scrap Bag

serger mat top

Since I set up my new sewing studio, my machines and waste baskets have all been rearranged and I find myself with serger scraps and threads everywhere.  Actually I have wanted a serger scrap bag for years, but there has always been something more pressing. Rachel said that she would like one too, but she tends […]

Pajamas from crib sheets, the Sweet Peas

Pajamas from sheets- Sweet Pea Pajama pattern, Blank Slate Patterns

It’s finally time for summer pjs! As is the case what seems like every year here in the Midwest the summer weather held out just long enough that I began to doubt it would ever come. Then overnight the 70-80 degree heat rolled in and my kids drawers were still packed with fleece pajamas. I […]

American Girl Summer Wardrobe Giveaway


The American Girl Summer Wardrobe Giveaway is ending soon!  Have you entered yet?  This is a great collection of items for your American Doll with a value of $595.  With 18 contributors it is full of all varieties of clothing, bedding and fun accessories.  This is the first time we have contributed to the giveaway, but with […]

Build a Wardrobe: With 5 Great Boy Patterns

In today’s online sewing community it is not uncommon for us to chat about our PDF pattern stashes. Many of us don’t dare take a count, or want to know how many lurking patterns haven’t even been sewn. I’ve seen people admit in groups to re-buying a pattern because they didn’t realize it was in […]

Garden Party Patterns, The Maia

Garden Party Patterns See Kate Sew

Have you ever seen a top, been unsure. Tried on the top, been unsure. And a week later found yourself and the top inseparable? It was now you new favorite top? Me too….May I introduce you to the Maia.

American Girl Doll Summer Wardrobe Giveaway

You’ve been waiting for it and the time has arrived for our third American Girl Doll Handcrafted Wardrobe Giveaway. This time the contributors have outdone themselves and created an incredible summer wardrobe. You are going to love it!! This fabulous giveaway is brought to you by the following co-hosts, sponsors, & contributors~ 1. Diana of […]

A Ruffled Nightgown, a pattern hack.

ruffled nightgown

Today we are excited to share with you a tutorial on turning your Ruffled PJ’s into a summer nightgown.   When we first released our PJ’s we were entering the cold weather months and offered you the option to make them up in flannel, fleece or cotton.    Well now that summer is right around the […]