Hey everyone! Just a quick note to say that I've finally caught up with the times. 🙂 You can now find me on Bloglovin'. I'm still not exactly sure why I need to be there AND here...but I believe it has to do with the fact that my friends are split about 50/50 between wordpress… Continue reading Find me on BlogLovin’!
Every Hello everyone! Thanks so much for coming by! I've been a bit busy as of late, but wanted to be sure and share one of my latest pattern test with you, as it's an incredible one! I'm a big fan of Kristi, over at George and Ginger Pattern Company. Every time I test for… Continue reading Rave & riot: a love story
A waist stay acts as an internal stabilizer by anchoring a garment, usually a dress, at the waist. This helps minimize distortion in the upper part of the garment and prevents it from sliding down (or up).
Hey yall! How are you? Hope this post finds you well! I've been a busy little beaver, sewing my way through a couple loads of strike offs and doing a couple pattern tests. Things always seem to come to a head at the same time for me. No matter how strategically I plan everything out,… Continue reading Duchess & Hare go swimming
thank you, Katy McKinley, for being yourself (so sweet), for standing up & speaking the truth/what's right. And thanks for the fun freebie, too!
Hey yall! So glad you're here! Every season, it seems, I decide to embark upon the ultimate quest....the capsule wardobe. And every season, I get about 1-2 pieces in and I either get bored with creating basics, I run out of fabric within my color scheme, or my ADD kicks in and I completely forget… Continue reading Beginning at the beginning again-my every season struggle to begin a capsule wardrobe
Hey everyone! There has been another $1000 Fabric.com giveaway announced over at So sew Easy! I don't know about you, but $1000 would go pretty far to keep my fabric addiction going. Please head on over to my friends and family link to enter! https://wn.nr/LVt95m
So...A little while ago, I shared the Hip Hop romper pattern with you in a post here. The kids' version I made for aquila was fun, simple to make, and super cute on her. (see photos below) ....Drumroll.... Now there's a version for mama too! I was incredibly excited, but also curious about a mommy… Continue reading Hip Hop, why not romp…part 2. (Still Hipping and hopping?)
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Kristi from George & Ginger and Darcey from Sincerely Rylee Fabrics having been working hard behind the scenes to create the perfect Boho dress for this summer. With Kristi’s creative design skills and Darcey’s inspiring fabrics, they have nailed this dress. The Sincerely Rylee Dress by George & Ginger has released, and she is a beauty.
Since I started sewing, I have constantly been experimenting and expanding my style, if you can call it that! This Boho style was a little out of my comfort zone at first, but once I had the final styled photos, I started planning my next version!
The Sincerely Rylee dress has two bodice options and three skirt lengths, including top, tea and maxi lengths. The tiered maxi is definitely next one my list!
I typically only sew with knit fabrics. Woven fabric used to be a dirty word. But several designers are creating new…
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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. 🙂 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!