It's never too early to start thinking about summertime! And nothing gets me going for summer more than sewing my own swimsuits. Call me strange because, yes, sewing swimsuits is my absolute favorite! I am thrilled to be a part of the Suit up for Summer Swim Tour with Raspberry Creek Fabrics. I was terrified … Continue reading Suit up for Summer Raspberry Creek Fabrics Swim Tour
Hoarding. We all do it. We hold onto those fabrics that we just can't quite cut into yet because they are too pretty. We hold onto trendy fabrics that we bought because everyone else bought it too, even though it's not exactly our style. And we definitely hoard scraps because you never know when those … Continue reading Pirate-Mermaid Swimsuit Mash Up
My first fabric type that I fell in love with was liverpool. Strange, I know. I feel like you either love liverpool or you hate it. It had just become a big thing when I first moved back to the States and really had begun to get full swing into sewing. Long before the double … Continue reading Wiggle and Sweetheart: A Patterns for Pirates Mash Up
Team Mermaid releases great patterns, but they are all about pattern hacks and pattern mash ups to maximize use of a pattern. It's no secret that Mama Isabel is one of my favorite M4M patterns. The form skimming skirt is great, but I like my body the most in a circle skirt or a half … Continue reading Mama Isabel- Mama Cassie: A Made for Mermaids Mash Up
Just when I think that I don't need another shirt pattern....who am I kidding??? I always need a new shirt pattern. Even better when there is a tunic and dress length option. Made for Mermaids is back at it with their newest releases: Mama Catherine, Catherine and Dolly Catherine. Mama Catherine is a yoke style … Continue reading Mama Catherine: Made for Mermaids Pattern Test
Bringing you the first look at my favorite maxi dress and revisiting some old favorites.