Recipe · Tutorial

Recipe: Chai Tea Concentrate

Making a concentrate is a handy way to have a quick iced drink to enjoy "on the go" throughout the week. I include both the half and full recipes in the directions below. When I try a new recipe, I like to try a smaller batch first to see if I like the flavors. Any… Continue reading Recipe: Chai Tea Concentrate

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Halfmoon Atelier · Product Review

Pattern Review: La Brea tee by Halfmoon Atelier

I'm so excited to share about the release of the La Brea tee by Halfmoon Atelier. I was honored to be a part of the test group for the pattern. It's a fun tee for woven or knit fabrics. With the shaping built in to the side seams and neckline, it's a quick sew that… Continue reading Pattern Review: La Brea tee by Halfmoon Atelier

Product Review · Sewing

Ernest Wright Antique Stork Scissors [Product Review]

I approached the company Ernest Wright to try their Antique Stork scissors to share a product review with you**. I had a lot of fun with this review.  I intentionally picked up an embroidery project to test the scissors.  I've noticed that I've typically seen stork scissor designs paired with embroidery applications.     I'm also… Continue reading Ernest Wright Antique Stork Scissors [Product Review]

Ellie and Mac patterns · Product Review

Pattern Review: Cape Cod Doll Pattern by Ellie and Mac

Hello there! I'm excited to share a review today of the Cape Cod Doll Pattern (aff link) by Ellie and Mac. This was a fun project that I resized for this doll, as a gift. This doll was previously purchased from a company called Bamboletta and she is so sweet! Pattern Description: The Cape Cod… Continue reading Pattern Review: Cape Cod Doll Pattern by Ellie and Mac

Minerva Crafts · Product Review

Minerva Crafts: Embroidered Stowe Bag

Hello there! I'm excited to share about a Stowe bag that I've sewn with Minerva Crafts. I had lots fun with this project and all the details. I got into hand embroidering the fabric, using Hong Kong seam finishes for the side and bottom seams, and single fold bias tape for the edges. For lots… Continue reading Minerva Crafts: Embroidered Stowe Bag

Minerva Crafts · Pattern Review

Minerva Crafts: Reversible Metamorphic Dress

Hello there! I'm excited to share a link to a fun project, made with Minerva Crafts. I made the reversible Metamorphic Dress by Sew Liberated. I geeked out a bit with this project by making three muslins (and then the final, fourth dress). For lots of the nitty gritty details, check out the post on… Continue reading Minerva Crafts: Reversible Metamorphic Dress

Ellie and Mac patterns · Janome · Pattern Review · simply by ti fabrics

Pinspiration & Pattern Review: Women’s Discoverer Tee with Ellie and Mac patterns and Simply by Ti fabrics

Hello!  I had lots of fun recreating this color blocked tee, inspired by a photo on Pinterest.  For my version I used the Women's Discoverer Tee pattern from Ellie and Mac.   The version that I made was loosely inspired by the photo (mustard toned sleeves, a grey bodice and blue/turquoise yoke).  One area that… Continue reading Pinspiration & Pattern Review: Women’s Discoverer Tee with Ellie and Mac patterns and Simply by Ti fabrics