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Lining the Dolman + Adding a Skirt

Back in July, I came up with this perfect plan to use my sewing machine to duplicate a drawing made by my best friend’s daughter onto a Carlie’s Dolman Top for her birthday present! I first printed a photo of her drawing that I took when I had the idea. I pinned the paper to my interfaced fabric and […]

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Hoodie Construction Tips & Tricks

Sometimes I think my kids will never slow down with this growing business! Fall has officially hit and I’ve discovered that four of the five of them need new jackets that will work for the now-chilly mornings, but won’t be too bulky for the still-warm afternoons. Zander’s Hoodie to the rescue! I spent one very long evening last week tracing […]

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T1 Diabetes AKA Insulin Shot Friendly Pants Tutorial!

This is what happens when one mom of a newly diagnosed T1 Diabetic has a crazy idea that she asks her ‘friend who can make anything’ to help her out with.  Turns out it’s not so crazy, more like brilliant according to the comments on Facebook, and very much needed.  I hope this tutorial helps […]

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Lace Yoke Hack for Kymy’s Dolman

I’ve been wanting to try adding a lace yoke to Kymy’s Dolman for months now, but hadn’t found the perfect combination of fabric a lace to speak to my heart until recently. I’m not sure which I’m more in love with … the look of the lace yoke or my combination of fabrics! I bought a yard […]

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Putting a Drawstring in the California’s Waistline

I was stitching away on my latest mash-up of the California Peplum with the Four Seasons Cardigan sleeves, when it hit me that it would be super-cute to add drawstring ties to the elastic waistline. I quickly grabbed my camera so I could show how I made this super-easy hack. I decided to add one faux drawstring tie on each side, just in front of […]

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