Tag Archives: design

Fall 2013 Pattern Designer Challenge

I am super excited to announce that I am participating in my first group pattern release!  The ‘Designer Challenge’ was a challenge to designers to create & release a .pdf sewing pattern that was different then yet another peasant dress pattern. 26 talented designers signed up to participate and I am excited to be one […]

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Baby Girl Turns 1 Rainbow Style!!!

I can’t believe it is already here???  Today my surprise baby girl Kenzie Rae turned 1!  Unfortunately I seriously messed up both my knees over 2 weeks ago running in bad shoes :(.  I wasn’t able to do nearly as much as I wanted for her party because I really couldn’t walk with out strong […]

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Inspiration: ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow’

I create with fabric… I don’t sketch/draw/paint, but last night I decided to give it a shot anyway.  I was struggling to see the finished idea in my head so I figured what’s the harm?  I love that I didn’t butcher it and instead I rather enjoyed it! This is my inspiration for Kenzie’s 1st birthday […]

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Fix it Tutorial: Rise Issues on Pants (Front Pouch or Plumbers Crack)

I must say I love the availability of .pdf patterns especially because of you don’t have to leave the house and the can include lots of pictures.  This makes them a prime choice for many who are new to sewing or get frusturated with traditional tissue patterns like McCalls.  The down side is ANYONE can […]

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Tutorial: Upcycled Dress & Clothes From ANY Knit Pattern!

Upcycled dresses, hoodies & pants are currently very popular but can easily cost an arm and a leg.  There is good reason for that, well made garments take time to make & decent knits are not cheap.  I have started making some for the twins & just love how they have been turning out!  Apparently […]

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