Janie Dress Love

This is your friendly reminder to start sewing those dresses so they can be worn all summer long! This is the third Janie Dress (sizes: 6mo – 12yrs) that I’ve made for Vanessa, and she LOVES it. She wears these dresses anytime they’re clean, and I love watching her walk down the sidewalk and then randomly twirl. She even does … Continue reading “Janie Dress Love”

Chalk + Notch – Sun Tote

I’ve had good intentions of sewing a tote for the beach ever since we moved to Portugal last summer, but I didn’t get around to it before winter. This is the Sun Tote by Chalk + Notch and it’s a FREE pattern if you sign up for their newsletter. I used a heavy weight cotton denim from Divazus. I don’t … Continue reading “Chalk + Notch – Sun Tote”

Blomma Tank – Revisions & Styling

2023 was the year I truly embraced sleeveless things. Heatwaves without air-conditioning are just too dang hot, and I’d rather be comfortable. I was very interested in trying the Blomma Tank by Paradise Patterns, since it’s such a popular pattern in the sewing community. It’s also a FREE pattern if you sign up for Paradise Patterns newsletter (score!). It’s a … Continue reading “Blomma Tank – Revisions & Styling”

Aprons of 2021

It didn’t occur to me, until the end of last year, that I had never owned an apron (cooking, shop, craft, etc). But one day, Dallas was cooking some chicken with his brand new button up shirt that I had just made him, and some of the grease was popping onto his clothes. I had never really cared about his … Continue reading “Aprons of 2021”