Category Archives: Sewing

What We’re Making! Trifecta Top by Kitschy Coo Using Thrifted T-shirts

My new most comfortable t-shirt pattern is the downloadable Trifecta Top from Kitschy Coo. The Trifecta is great beginner pattern. The raglan sleeves make it a super fast and easy pattern. I used 2 white men’s medium t-shirts found at Goodwill for my ‘muslin knit’. At 99 cents each for the shirts it was a…

What We’re Making! Belle Bow Blouse by In-House Patterns

Mara made the beautiful Belle Bow Blouse by In-House Patterns using the gorgeous Liberty of London Manuela Cotton Lawn. I’m so happy to see the Manuela made up into a lovely blouse. I have been dreaming of this fabric. The Belle Bow Pattern is designed for a D cup. The busty girls thank you, In-House!…

What We’re Making! Children’s Undies by that*darn*kat

Becky’s at it again! The cuteness abounds in Children’s Undies from that*darn*kat. The downloadable pattern makes it easy to start sewing today! The Undies don’t use any binding elastic bands. Cotton/Lycra rib knit banding was used on the waist and leg bands which can be found at any big box craft/fabric store. The instructions in…

What goes with what? Palos Verdes by Leslie Shewring

What solids coordinate with Palos Verdes Organic Voile from Leslie Shewring of A Creative Mint? Free Spirit Voile Solids Fuchsia Free Spirit Voile Solids Coral Michael Miller Cotton Couture Lipstick Michael Miller Cotton Couture Petal Michael Miller Cotton Couture Stone Michael Miller Cotton Couture Peach Michael Miller Cotton Couture Seafoam Kona Cotton Kale Michael Miller…

2013 Top Ten Downloadable Patterns – #1 Divided Basket by Noodlehead

Our number one pattern in the Top Ten Downloadable Patterns for the year 2013 – #1 Divided Basket by Noodlehead. The Divided Basket is great for storing all sorts of goodies. Use it for fabric, yarn, or diaper storage. Fill it with gifts and anything else you can dream up! Top Left – Noodlehead, Top…

2013 Top Ten Downloadable Patterns – #2 Grocery Bag by Michelle Patterns

We are counting down the Top Ten Downloadable Patterns for the year 2013 – #2 Grocery Bag from Michelle Patterns. What a truly easy pattern! Easier than easy! This is a great stash buster for 1/2 yard cuts. The Grocery Bag is the perfect size for a beach bag, around town market bag or actual grocery…

2013 Top Ten Downloadable Patterns – #3 Tiny Pocket Tank from Grainline Studio

We are counting down the Top Ten Downloadable Patterns for the year 2013 – #3 Tiny Pocket Tank by Grainline Studio. Another great basic from Grainline Studio! With bust darts and a slightly relaxed fit, the Tiny Pocket Tank is a favorite for layering all year long. Top Left – Yoshimi The Flying Squirrel, Top…

2013 Top Ten Downloadable Patterns – #4 Washi Dress From Made by Rae

We are counting down the Top Ten Downloadable Patterns for the year 2013 – #4 Washi Dress from Made by Rae. The flattering Washi Dress features a cut-out scoop neckline with a hemline above-the-knee, pockets, and shirring in the back for an easy, comfortable fit. No zippers or closures are needed, making it a wonderful…

What goes with what? Sphere by Zen Chic

What solids coordinate with Sphere by Zen Chic? Moda Bella Solids Platinum Michael Miller Cotton Couture Fern Free Spirit Designer Solids Aqua Kona Cotton Citrus Kona Cotton Caribbean Michael Miller Cotton Couture Apricot Free Spirit Designer Solids Yale Blue Kona Cotton Snow (not pictured) Happy sewing! ~Diana

2013 Top Ten Downloadable Patterns – #5 Scout Woven Tee by Grainline Studio

We are counting down the Top Ten Downloadable Patterns for the year 2013 – #5 Scout Woven Tee by Grainline. The Scout Tee is a go to basic for every wardrobe. The fitted shoulders and loose drape to the body seems to flatter all types. For more info take a look at our previous blog…