Laela Jeyne Patterns has released their Fall Collection for 2017 with the theme of family photos. The collection includes several great new patterns, and I am bringing you my two versions of the Madeline Ballet Sweater today. My first version was made with a mystery lightweight sweater knit. I wish I could remember what online … Continue reading Madeline Wrap Sweater: Laela Jeyne Pattern Test
It is an exciting time as many indie pattern designers are expanding their size ranges to include more women in the sewing world. Bella Sunshine Designs has been updating their patterns recently to include sizes 0-30. Next up in the upgraded BSD collection is the Sahara Dress and Top. The Sahara is a fully lined, … Continue reading Sahara Re-Release: Bella Sunshine Designs Pattern Test
Working mom of two boys. Housekeeper. Chef (lol I wish). Taxi driver. Like all women, I wear many hats during the day. My free time is precious, and I love to spend free time sewing. However, I usually choose projects that are quick. Ones that I can complete in about an hour's time. This is … Continue reading Tillery Skirt: Blank Slate Patterns Pattern Test
It's funny to me when women post in the sewing groups about being terrified of a certain fabric type because I have been there. Wovens or knits??? Which did you start sewing with first? Well, I started sewing with knit fabric first making sewing with wovens a daunting task. When several of the pdf designers … Continue reading Brunch Blouse: Patterns for Pirates Pattern Test
Sometimes we make plans. We prep and follow through. Everything goes smoothly. And sometimes we get caught off guard. We get knocked off of our feet. We can only hope that there will be people ready and willing to help lift us back up. Team Mermaid has been hard at work behind the scenes to … Continue reading Made for Mermaids Mama Cora Culottes: Hurricane Harvey Relief
Sharing my new Rebel Choker Tees from George & Ginger
Bringing you the first look at my favorite maxi dress and revisiting some old favorites.
Bringing you two versions of the newly released Mama Nina from Made for Mermaids, a beautiful raglan style swing dress.
I cannot believe it's that time already. Time to begin working on my fall wardrobe. I have a new pattern to start with for my cooler weather closet. Bella Sunshine Designs has updated their versatile Maggie Top and re-released it last week. This pattern has multiple sleeve lengths, three neck lines, and three length options (top, … Continue reading Maggie Top Tunic and Dress: Bella Sunshine Designs Pattern Update
If there is one type of clothing that I feel like I can never make enough of it's tops. Long sleeves, short sleeves, solid colors, prints, basic style, or fancied up. Well, today is the day for showing off my newest tops. Made for Mermaids has released their two newest patterns, Tara and Mama Tara. … Continue reading Mama Tara: Made for Mermaids Pattern Test