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Stylish Women’s Blouse Patterns

Stylish Women’s Blouse Patterns

This year I want to make more clothes using patterns.  I will continue to make my own patterns and tutorials but sometimes you just don’t want to do that much work, right?  Sometimes you just want to sit down and sew. Recently I have discovered a few new blouse patterns that I just love and(…)

Holiday Skirt

Holiday Skirt

I bought this fun fabric last Christmas…and didn’t do anything with it…So last night, it was do or die time!  I wanted to make a skirt for Ivy to wear for her last day of school that was festive…woo hoo!  I love the look and ease of my Harvest Skirt (full tut here)… so I(…)

#FBF Dropcloth Tree Skirt

#FBF Dropcloth Tree Skirt

This is the year I am supposed to get or make a tree skirt.  I haven’t done anything about it.  I feel like they are so expensive and most aren’t anything special. But right now, there is nothing under my tree but a wadded up tree bag.  It looks really bad. With tree skirts on(…)

Janome Skyline S5 Sewing Machine Review

Janome Skyline S5 Sewing Machine Review

Recently, I had the opportunity to try out the Janome Skyline S5 sewing machine.  I was able to keep the machine for a few weeks and really test it out. The first thing I noticed when I opened up the box was how heavy and sturdy the machine was.  It was packed up nicely, and(…)

My STYLO Experience

My STYLO Experience

I hope you guys had a chance to check out STYLO Issue 3… I waited until my kids were in bed, and then took my time looking at it.  Just gorgeous. So today I wanted to tell you a bit about my experience and the looks that I created. I was part of the 1 Fabric(…)

STYLO Issue 3

STYLO Issue 3

I hope you have had a chance to check out STYLO Magazine.  This magazine is the first of its kind- an online magazine showcasing handmade kids clothes, fabrics and sewing patterns. I am so excited today because I got a chance to be a contributing editor for Issue 3! I am part of the One Fabric(…)

DIY Keyhole Blouse

DIY Keyhole Blouse

Recently, one of our sponsors, Raspberry Creek Fabrics let me choose a couple of their new apparel fabrics to showcase. For one of my fabrics, I chose this gorgeous Navy and Mint Rayon by Heather Bailey. When it arrived, I was not disappointed.  I had recently drafted a dress/blouse pattern and was excited to get(…)