Charity sewing · Sewing

Batch sewing cloth facemasks…

It’s an odd time with the Coronavirus-19. I recently found out that our local hospitals and chemo charities are requesting handmade cloth face mask donations. 😷 This request came from shortages in the disposable paper face masks that the public has been over purchasing. I wanted to share resources and tips to join in on… Continue reading Batch sewing cloth facemasks…

Janome · Pattern Review

Janome: Floral Morris Blazer

Hello! I’m very excited to share about a fun and quick blazer project that you can make, with Janome. The Morris Blazer pattern was used for this sample, by Grainline Studio. The Skyline S7 machine comes with a knee lift bar and a dual feed foot. Both of these features help cut the sewing time… Continue reading Janome: Floral Morris Blazer

Pattern Review · Sew Sew Patterns · Sewing

Pattern Review: Chickenboots Project Bag by Sew Sew Patterns and Sew Sew Live

I had the honor of pattern testing the Chickenboots Project Bag before it was released. This fun bag design was previously a finished product, sold by a shop called Chickenboots. The shop closed and now Sew Sew Live (the same designer) is offering the Project Bag design as a sewing pattern. It’s really exciting as… Continue reading Pattern Review: Chickenboots Project Bag by Sew Sew Patterns and Sew Sew Live

Minerva Crafts · PM Patterns

Minerva Crafts: Crinkle Viscose Mademoiselle Gus Top

Hello there! I'm excited to share with you about making the Mademoiselle Gus Top pattern with Minerva Crafts. I used a lovely crinkle viscose fabric and viscose piping, both from Minerva. The fabric and piping were so fun to work with and even more lovely to wear. Check out the blog post for lots more… Continue reading Minerva Crafts: Crinkle Viscose Mademoiselle Gus Top

Minerva Crafts · Sew House 7

Minerva Crafts: Rust Alberta Street Pencil Skirt

Hello! I'm excited to share about a recent project with Minerva Crafts, my first pencil skirt! The pattern calls for a non-stretch denim, which ended up being very comfortable! This was a great project to experiment with denims, stepping toward handmade jeans. I made the muslin in a traditional indigo denim. Go and check out… Continue reading Minerva Crafts: Rust Alberta Street Pencil Skirt

Product Review · Sew House 7

Pattern Review: Free Range Slacks by Sew House 7

I'm so excited for the release of the Free Range Slacks pattern by Sew House 7. I've made both versions that I'll share about with you today. I've been waiting for a pattern like this to come out, a high elastic waist pant with woven fabric. Version 1 is a tapered leg that you can… Continue reading Pattern Review: Free Range Slacks by Sew House 7