Clothing, Design, DIY, Fabric, Fashion, pattern testing, Sewing, Strike off sewing, tutorials, Tutorials, Uncategorized

This new round from RP custom fabrics will rock your world…quite literally!ย 

HI all! Hope this post finds you well, out there in your home, fabric land, the online sewing comminity, somewhere with more crazy kids than you know what to do with....or wherever you are. ๐Ÿ™‚ happy summer! This is, hands down, my favorite time of year. Every year, around this time, "the funk" (seasonal depression)… Continue reading This new round from RP custom fabrics will rock your world…quite literally!ย 

Clothing, Design, Fabric, Fashion, pattern testing

Sew, what do we wear?: little girls’ swim edition.ย 

ย This new Sash swimsuit by Call Ajare is proving the exception to the rule, where swimwear is involved. There were no curse words, but tons of options, a really fun, quick sew, and tons of compliments on the end result. You know what this means, right? First, it means you need to try it! Secondly, it means less work for you and more summery fun for your little girl!ย 

Clothing, Design, Fashion, pattern testing

In need of a confidence boost? Look no further than this new collection from George & Ginger pattern Company!

In my time spent testing patterns, I have found that there are some designers who seem to have the midas touch, because every pattern they design turns out  golden. This is the case with Kristi Fitzpatrick of George & Ginger Patterns.  If you arent familiar with the George and Ginger Pattern Company, you can visit… Continue reading In need of a confidence boost? Look no further than this new collection from George & Ginger pattern Company!

business tools, tips and tricks, Clothing, DIY, Etsy, Fashion, pattern testing, Strike off sewing

Professional looking photographs without a DSLR or photographer. It IS possible!

Hi all! I'm still a relative newbie to the pattern testing and strike off world, but I like to think of myself as a quick study.  One thing I have discovered that all of us seem to struggle with at one point or another is photography.  Whether you're just starting out, transitioning to the next… Continue reading Professional looking photographs without a DSLR or photographer. It IS possible!

Clothing, DIY, Fashion, pattern testing, Sewing

Hip hop, you don’t stop. Hip hop, why not romp? Ellie & Mac’s newest pattern release hits all the right notes.

If you're a fan of quick, simple sews that breathe life into your kids' wardrobes...look no further!  This morning, Ellie & Mac released another fun pattern that's perfect for your little girls this summer. Its called the Hip Hop Romper pattern. This pattern is a pdf file, available for immediate download. Its available in sizes 12-18… Continue reading Hip hop, you don’t stop. Hip hop, why not romp? Ellie & Mac’s newest pattern release hits all the right notes.

Amazing products, DIY, Etsy, pattern testing, Uncategorized

Rainbow baby carrier

A few weeks ago, I shared a small peek at a new project I was super excited about.  At that moment in time, the suspense was killing me....but I survived. ๐Ÿ˜‰ I would like to proudly introduce you Flosstyle's new (and my first me-made) Kanga baby carrier! ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ I like doing pattern… Continue reading Rainbow baby carrier

Clothing, Fashion, pattern testing, Sewing

Testing, testing. 2 new tops from Ellie & Mac = something for everyone! ย 

Hey everyone! I've been staying super busy, as always. Between 4 kids, working from home and homeschooling my preK kid, life is never boring.  Testing has really ramped up in the last month! I've been testing about 5-10 new projects per week for my favorite designers. There is also an "outside the box" (for me)… Continue reading Testing, testing. 2 new tops from Ellie & Mac = something for everyone! ย 

Clothing, Fashion, pattern testing, tutorials

New skirt by Ellie & Mac patterns!ย 

Look what's been released! The new Be Frilly skirt by Ellie & Mac is a perfect summer skirt for your little girl. It offers layers of ruffles,  can be done in woven or knit, and has optional shorties underneath for rough and tumble girls like mine.  ๐Ÿ™‚  Available in sizes 6 months- big girls 14.… Continue reading New skirt by Ellie & Mac patterns!ย 

Blogs, Clothing, Design, DIY, Etsy, family life, Fashion, motherhood, pattern testing, Sewing

The Easter dress

I don't know about you, but I've never been a big fan of Easter. I mean, I'm a fan of celebrating the religious reasons for it, just not the whole frilly dress up, overgrown bunny rabbit ๐Ÿฐ and candy hunt parts. This year it's a completely different ball game.  So I must look at my… Continue reading The Easter dress

Amazing products, Clothing, Design, DIY, Etsy, Fashion, pattern testing, Sewing

Annelaine pattern testing

Hi everyone! It's been awhile since I've posted. Mainly, we have been busy with school, sick kids and everyday life. But I have also been doing a few fun things for work, such as pattern testing and sewing strike offs.  I was blessed enough to be part of a work at home mom's group on… Continue reading Annelaine pattern testing