Happy Friday! As promised, I have a little treat for you. Hopefully you've checked out my guest post for Mood Fabrics, and yesterday's post here on my blog with more details about my jeans. I'm so pleased with that outfit and now I get to share my joy with one lucky reader! So here's the fun part for you: Mood has given me a $50.00 give certificate to give to one of you. Hot damn, fabric shopping time, right?! ... Read more »
Adjust the Bust class and Craftsy giveaway
In my latest post with Craftsy, it's all about the bust! The class Adjust the Bust with Kathleen Cheetham is literally an entire class focusing on making bust alterations when sewing. And at the end of this post, you can enter to win a copy of the class! Source: Adjust the Bust, copyright © Craftsy Full bust and small bust adjustments (FBAs and SBAs respectively) are keywords you see all over the sewing blogosphere. ... Read more »
40 sewing techniques class and Craftsy giveaway!
For my latest collaboration post with Craftsy, I took the class 40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know with Gail Yellen. This is really an in-depth class, chock full of little details! Both from the main topics she covers, and as she chats while going through the class. Which is something I secretly (okay, not so secretly) like–gleaning extra little tips in the in-between moments. The class covers pressing, ... Read more »
Fun with tab closures, plus a Craftsy class giveaway!
Hello everyone, I'm here with another post for my series with Craftsy, plus a fun little giveaway for you, too! Recently, I had the pleasure of taking a new class, Creative Closures: 8 Unique Techniques, taught by Marsha McClintock. I've learned over the last year or so that I absolutely adore the look of creative embellishment on clothing, but I tend not to like things too fussy as I'll just admire them in the ... Read more »
Fall for Cotton prize giveaways: 4 chances to win!
Hello sew-alongers! Fall for Cotton has been a great experience for so many of us. Rochelle and I have been happy to help, wrangle, and hopefully inspire you along the way! It's been an honor and pleasure being one of your co-hosts for this great sew-along challenge, and I couldn't have had a better co-host than Rochelle! ♥ Ready for prizes?? Today's our special giveaway day for Fall for Cotton participants. If you ... Read more »
Giveaway! Mrs. Depew digital vintage patterns
I've got something fun for you today—a giveway! Yay! Yesterday, you got to see my accidental playsuit, the top of which was made using the Mrs. Depew 1950s beach bustier pattern. Thank you for all the compliments! Because I had several comments about one particular aspect and forgot to mention in the post, I should clarify that I was not wearing a bra with my beach top. The top itself was doing all the work...which is ... Read more »