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Book Review: Sew U Home Stretch, The Built by Wendy Guide to Sewing with Knit Fabrics

I'm excited to share of a review of the book Sew U Home Stretch, the Built by Wendy Guide to Sewing Knit Fabrics by Wendy Mullin.  The premise of this book is to offer a guide to sewing with knit fabrics.  There are three basic patterns included in this book. Wendy then offers ways to… Continue reading Book Review: Sew U Home Stretch, The Built by Wendy Guide to Sewing with Knit Fabrics

Pattern Review · Sewing

Pattern Review: All Set Pattern Set by Anna Maria Horner

I will start out this post to share a disclaimer, I adore Anna Maria Horner's sewing patterns.  The Quick Change Trousers pattern from the book Handmade Beginnings is my all time favorite sewing pattern for infants/toddlers.  I have made many, many versions (both for my own children and as gifts).  I will do a review of… Continue reading Pattern Review: All Set Pattern Set by Anna Maria Horner

Capsule Wardrobe · Sewing

Planning a Capsule Wardrobe. . .

I thought I'd take a little time for this post to share details behind my Capsule Wardrobe planning.  I will also share some helpful resources that I've found in this topic. If you're not familiar with the term Capsule Wardrobe, Wikipedia notes the following: Capsule Wardrobe - "The term has come to refer to a… Continue reading Planning a Capsule Wardrobe. . .

Pattern Review · Sewing

Pattern Review: midi skirt Roma by halfmoon Atelier

  I was thrilled to be a pattern tester for the halfmoon Atelier pattern, the midi skirt Roma. Meghann Halfmoon is currently refreshing her sewing pattern line.  I tested this skirt for her pattern refresh. Pattern: midi skirt Roma byhalfmoon Atelier Fabric: Blue mid weight cotton fabric with a nature print (the fabric was purchased from Ikea).… Continue reading Pattern Review: midi skirt Roma by halfmoon Atelier