seamstress · Sewing · Sewing for women · sewing patterns · shorts · skirts · women's fashion

Love Notions Allegro Release

In Florida it’s become apparent that summer is here. The sun is shining, the days are long, the beaches are full, the temperatures are climbing, the rain is random, and thus, summer sewing has commenced! This week Love Notions releases their newest pattern Allegro. Something that is sure to become your new favorite sew for your summer wardrobe. Allegro is…… Continue reading Love Notions Allegro Release


Lengthening​ pants with lace

Recently, after a bit of weight loss, I “inherited” some old jeans from family. Yay, new clothes! Unfortunately, one of the pairs of jeans was a petite. Now, I’m far from tall (5ft 3in), but I’m in that awkward sizing where petites are too short, but regular is way too long. Typically, I would just…… Continue reading Lengthening​ pants with lace

blouse patterns · seamstress · Sewing · Sewing for women · sewing patterns · women's fashion

Rhapsody Blouse Pattern Release

Finally, a cute top pattern to use all those lightweight wovens on! Today is the release of Love Notions new women’s pattern The Rhapsody Blouse, and if you’re looking to stay on trend AND be comfortable, you’re going to want this pattern. The Rhapsody Blouse features a V shaped neckline (with optional ties), a curved hemline, 8 sleeve options, gathers along…… Continue reading Rhapsody Blouse Pattern Release

seamstress · Sewing · Sewing for women · women's fashion

My First Pinspiration

Pinterest: the place you lose hours of time saving amazing things you might never find the time to buy or try…. Except this week…. I actually attempted to recreate a dress I saved on my fashion inspiration board. I saw it, I fell in love with the side view, but the bodice just wasn’t practical;…… Continue reading My First Pinspiration

Sewing · sewing for kids · sewing patterns · swimwear · vintage inspired

Marilyn Swimsuit for Girls – Pattern Release

Over the last couple weeks I had the privilege of testing a new girls pattern for Peek-a-Boo Patterns. It’s a vintage inspired swim suit with at least SIX different options! Color blocked, solid, one piece, two piece (tankini and shorts), ruched, unruched, 2 strap choices, and that doesn’t even include the ability to mix and…… Continue reading Marilyn Swimsuit for Girls – Pattern Release


Setting goals

It’s almost the end of February and here I am, reflecting on my goals for the new year. A little late? Maybe; depends on how you look at it. Since we’re discussing goals vs resolutions, and I don’t “do” resolutions, I think I’m in the clear. Last year brought a lot of good changes for…… Continue reading Setting goals