Category Archives: Sewing Projects

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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My Favorite Block…

I have officially started Franco’s Patchwork Style quilt & wanted to share my favorite block, so far, with you all.  Four down, sixteen to go!

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Mostly Marvelous Ms. Rabbit

Annie from Bird & Little Bird just stocked us up on her Mostly Marvelous Ms. Rabbit pattern. Perfect for a handmade Easter! Photo courtesy of Annie.

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Shedding Some Light On Curtains

Many people come into nido with questions about curtains, so I decided to show a few examples from my own home. They are a simple way to spruce up a room and give it a personal touch, as with the … Continue reading

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A Little Patchwork Project…

…for a special birthday. In celebration of Eric’s 30th Birthday we had a friends & family over for horderves & drinks. I really wanted to make the evening feel different than any other wine & cheese party so I made … Continue reading

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