Janome · Sewing

Janome: Sewing a boat neck top

Hello there! I have a fun tutorial to share with you that I made with Janome. The Mandy Boat Tee is a free pattern available to download (from Tessuti patterns). In this supplementary tutorial I share tips on matching stripes for the top and ways the machines that I’m using make this a quick and… Continue reading Janome: Sewing a boat neck top

Minerva Crafts · Pattern Review

Minerva: Tilda Hot Chocolate Sewing

I’m happy to share about a project that I made with Minerva from the book Tilda Hot Chocolate sewing. I made a sweet bird and fabric bowl. I love the aesthetics of this book and enjoyed the styling so much. Although I made two projects from this book I also enjoyed sharing more details about… Continue reading Minerva: Tilda Hot Chocolate Sewing

Halfmoon Atelier · Pattern Review

Pattern Review: Strand Top by Halfmoon Atelier, Making Magazine Issue 9: Simple

I'm very excited to share about the STRAND top/dress by Halfmoon Atelier that was just released in Making Magazine Issue 9: Simple. I was in the pattern test group for this design last year so I've been quite excited for the pattern release! Pattern Description: This design was inspired by simple summer daydreaming, by vivid… Continue reading Pattern Review: Strand Top by Halfmoon Atelier, Making Magazine Issue 9: Simple

Halfmoon Atelier · Minerva Crafts · Pattern Review

Minerva: Moonstone La Brea Tee

I’m very excited to share about the La Brea tee (by Halfmoon Atelier) that I’ve made with supplies from Minerva. This viscose fabric by Atelier Brunette (in the Moonstone print) is very lovely. The bits of ochre in the print are my favorite. I picked a coordinating bias tape to finish the neckline. Check out… Continue reading Minerva: Moonstone La Brea Tee

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…

Minerva Crafts · Pattern Review

Minerva: Sade Blouse, Breaking the Pattern

Hello there! I turned this project in for my Minerva Blogger Network Post last week and had no idea how much would change worldwide between now and then. For the sake of sharing something positive, this is the final top I made with a fun textured double gauze fabric from Minerva. The pattern is the… Continue reading Minerva: Sade Blouse, Breaking the Pattern