Sansahash Blog Tour & Giveaway

**Update: Giveaway closed** I've shown you a few makes on my blog by  Sansahash, and I love her designs and attention to detail. After the last test of the Mila dress, she put out a call for a blog tour and I jumped at the chance. After all, I was going to be making some... Continue Reading →

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Owl Work Dress

I finally entered a Pattern Review contest! I have been wanting to for some time but my sewing has been too slow to keep up. My original plan was to make a salwar kurta for Lillian out of a skirt I thrifted. But last week, I remembered it was take your child to work day; and naturally... Continue Reading →

Slow Fashion

It's Fashion Revolution week. What's that, you say? Well I didn't know either until just a few days ago. It is a movement to ask for more fair working conditions and greater transparency of who is making the clothes we wear. Five years ago, a factory in Bangladesh collapsed because of the unsafe conditions that... Continue Reading →

Mila Dress

Mila is the newest pattern to be released by Sansahash, just a couple days ago and it's on sale for $5.50 through Tuesday, April 24th. Pattern Description:  Drop-waisted dress with options of gathered or pleated skirt, made with knit fabrics (50% strech recommended). The top also has an optional V back that can be made with... Continue Reading →

Stripey Mermaid Maxi

If I could say one thing about the new Tie Dye Diva Mermaid Maxi pattern it is FIT TO FLATTER! Jen from Tie Dye Diva has been making patterns for 10 years for children, but this is the first one that is specifially for women. I'd say she's off to a great start! The Mermaid Maxi has two views -... Continue Reading →

Glitter Dress

Be it February, we miiight be a bit behind on the making and blogging. January went by with lots of doctor visits for both my daughter and husband who took turns each week getting sick. Thankfully, I came out the other side unscathed! Christmas is a special time for our family as with most. The... Continue Reading →

Toddler Undies

What's better than a potty trained toddler? Free undies for said toddler! I got the Made it Patterns Play Pants pattern for free and had it stashed for the time I would need it. My toddler graduated to level 3 of the Oh Crap Potty Training book (highly highly recommended if you are looking for... Continue Reading →

2017 Year in Review

2017 was the year of pants! I made 9 pairs of pants between my daughter, husband, niece, and myself. There were six dresses, all but one were for a two year old 😉 .. what can I say, I love having a girl to dress up! I also made some tops, a jacket, swim rash... Continue Reading →

Fit for a (Military) Ball

One of my neighbors contacted me a couple weeks ago, one Saturday afternoon. She asked me if I could make her a custom dress by Wednesday! At first I was thinking... I am not sure if that's possible given my other obligations at home. But she wanted something simple that fit her, was maxi length... Continue Reading →

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