Month: September 2014

Purse & Wallet Pattern Blog Tour

Are you planning your holiday gift list? 

Do you need handmade ideas for little girls and little boys?  Of course you do! 

Check out the Perfect Petal Purse and the Pirate’s Treasure Wallet patterns by Fabulous Home Sewn.

For her Blog Tour, Fenna asked if we wanted to stitch up a purse or a wallet… I said “BOTH!”… so here are both patterns.

Secret Garden Dress Blog Tour

I am here today to show off the gorgeous Secret Garden Dress pattern by E+M Patterns, and tutorial by Sprouting JubeJube.  The dress features a beautiful flounce at the back, which creates a pretty bow or a gorgeous butterfly.
My daughter loves the swirl-factor of the dress!  

This is a perfect dress for a special occasion, for the holidays (imagine it in Christmas prints!), and just for swirling around house, as my daughter did all-day-yesterday.  The dress is sized for girls 2-10, and works with light to medium weight woven fabrics. (more…) Snappy Dapper Suit FINALIST feature

My Dapper Suit Romper in Top 15!

I am so proud!

My ‘flipped’ version of The Cottage Mama’s Run Around Romper pattern made the Top 15 in her sewing contest.  Out of 200 entries, the romper I made for cousin Kent was selected as a finalist HERE on The Cottage Mama site.


September Showcase with Busy Lizzy Dresses

September Showcase with Busy Lizzy Dresses

For the September Showcase at Frances Suzanne, I chose to showcase the Busy Lizzy pattern by Sew Like My Mom. I stitched up 4 versions of the Busy Lizzy Dress to represent each season, and called my collection “Celebrate each Season!” Busy Lizzy Seasons