My favorite thing to wear in winter is a cardigan Cardigans are so comfortable and versitile. There’s really nothing better to keep you warm on a cold winter day around the house. Here’s a huge list of cardigan sewing patterns that I think you’ll enjoy if you love cardigans too. … Continue reading →
Do you like wrap tops too? I really love wrap tops and blouses. They are so comfortable and easy to wear. They can be both casual and more formal too. We have a couple of different wrap tops on our site. One is linked below. However, I wanted to see … Continue reading →
Are you ready for Halloween? We’ll I’m not.. I just realized the date is nearly upon us and nothing in our house looks or feels like Halloween. As I like to do, I thought I would sew something new to help brighten things up. We have a lot of Halloween … Continue reading →
It’s almost that time of year again, can you believe it?! It seems like just yesterday we were sitting up late into the night for weeks on end to finish Halloween costumes for the fam-fam…well here we go again! Too many vague ideas floating around in your head? Don’t know … Continue reading →
So What Is Rickrack Anyway? According to Wikipedia: Rickrack is a flat piece of braided trim, shaped like a zigzag. It is used as a decorative element in clothes or curtains. Before the prevalence of sewing machines and overlockers, rickrack was used to provide a finished edge to fabric, and its popularity was in part due … Continue reading →
Fall is a wonderful time for sewing. As the days get cooler, the more and more appealing it is to stay inside and sewing something beautiful. One of the most wonderful aspects of autumn, if you’re in the right part of the country, is the changing of the leaves from … Continue reading →
I am suffering from a severe case of mug rug madness. I can’t help it. Being English I love tea and drink at least 10 cups a day. I also like a biscuit to go with it, like a digestive or something English like that. Imagine my amazement when I … Continue reading →
Hasn’t the summer break been great this year? For me, I had a great couple of weeks staycation here on Cayman and enjoyed some fabulous scuba diving. At the time of writing, we’ve not had any hurricanes (fingers crossed) and we’ve still got plenty of summer weather to look forward … Continue reading →
Many people would only associate reusable shopping bags with zero-waste sewing projects. However, we’ve discovered that there’s really a lot more you can sew to limit and even eliminate your waste stream. One of the trends going around our neighborhood at the moment is “zero-waste.” The idea is a noble … Continue reading →
Swaddling is the age-old practice of wrapping a newborn up tight and cozy in a blanket, in order to restrict the movement of limbs. It helps to keep the baby on it’s back and makes for a sounder sleep with fewer upsets and tears. If you have a newborn or … Continue reading →
I’ll be honest, I wasn’t too familiar with the Minions franchise until a reader suggested doing this roundup of free Minions sewing patterns. My kids were too old in 2015 when the film came out so we pretty much missed the phenomenon that developed around the characters. The film … Continue reading →
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