Category Archives: Sewing Projects

Rooibosh Muslin

By Aubry At the beginning of the month I took on the Colette Rooibosh Sewalong and just last week I completed the Rooibos in muslin. Good thing too! Had I used good fabric it would have been ruined. While the … Continue reading

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Bel Vestito!

I have made the McCalls 5857 dress a few times now and it always surprises me how such a simple dress can look so stunning. Made with Melody Miller’s Ruby Star Spring collection, my latest creation is just that.

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Customer Creations

We LOVE hearing back from our customers and getting the chance to see what they’ve made. Here Diane writes: I was in your beautiful shop in April with my 2 daughters, and among other goodies I purchased a scrap bag … Continue reading

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Mouse Pincushion

Who couldn’t use a bit more cuteness in their everyday life? How about an adorable palm-sized mouse to hold your pins for you? This floppy eared fella from 1-2-3 Sew, by Ellen Luckett Baker, takes barely any fabric and comes … Continue reading

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Urban Habitat

I have had my eye on Jay McCarroll’s Habitat collection since it arrived a few months ago. Among my favorite prints is the Birch in the blue colorway. It’s a bit edgy for me given that I am usually attracted … Continue reading

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Ink & Spindle Shoulder Bag

There are so many wonderful NEW items in the shop that I seriously can not keep up! My “to sew” stack in the back of the shop, which is completely driven by inspiration, is piled high & slowly but surely … Continue reading

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Violet Shirt

Colette does it again with their Violet shirt pattern. Here is a shirt that is fun to sew, easy to make, and the perfect blend of a vintage look with a modern fit. I have always loved shirts with Peter … Continue reading

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Linnet Patterns

Linnet is a company in Kyoto, Japan who creates original patterns for women. The patterns have a simple esthetic with clean lines & a no fuss fitting. Plus, to make things easier they come with directions in English!  Here are a … Continue reading

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Teacher Thank You’s

Today is Franco’s last day of preschool. I usually fret over what to get his teachers for thank you gifts but not this year!  I was completely inspired by  Krista from the Spotted Stone’s zipper pouches & decided to make … Continue reading

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Sewing for a Summer Wardrobe

This weekend I joyously packed away my winter clothes, but now there is a huge gap in my closet! What is a girl to do? Why, sew some adorable summer outfits of course! I got a jump start on it … Continue reading

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