My New Cropped Trench

Hello! It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything because I haven’treally had time to sew.. until this week. So, I really wanted to share my new cropped trench because I love it! I used Simplicity S8890 (a Mimi G Style pattern). I honestly can’t speak to how well the directions were because I used the sew along on YouTube. I can say that the … Continue reading My New Cropped Trench

McCalls Sewing Pattern

Understanding Sewing Patterns

Today, I wanted to demystify sewing patterns for those who are new to using commercial sewing patterns. Reason being- I’ve taken a lot of sewing courses and I noticed that none of them actually explained sewing pattern envelopes well (or at all). At first glance, sewing pattern envelopes can seem intimidating with all the numbers and charts. But it’s actually pretty simple once it’s explained. … Continue reading Understanding Sewing Patterns

Tilly and the Buttons 3: Suki Dress

Hi, everyone! I am 2 months into working from home– which is crazy! It feels like time has been moving so slowly and at the same time it’s crazy to think it’s already been 2 months! So far, I’ve been doing a lot of random stuff around my house- I’ve painted the kitchen, bathroom, and one hallway, fixed a dresser, made new towel holders for … Continue reading Tilly and the Buttons 3: Suki Dress

Dungarees: Tilly and the Buttons

Hi, everyone! So, I’ve been a little behind on posting- crazy given that everyone has to stay at home and you’d think we have more time to blog! But between working from home, homeschooling my kids, completing my own courses, and my dog getting an ear infection, I’ve been a little distracted, And, honestly, I’ve been finding it a little more challenging to stay motivated … Continue reading Dungarees: Tilly and the Buttons