Winter is approaching here in Canada. We live in the Maritimes, our winters are cold but the air is humid, so you always feel wet and cold… yay (I say sarcastically of course!). Last year slouchy beanies were super popular and this year I expect will be the same. As someone who often has long… Continue reading Easy, Fabulous, and Unisex Beanie Pattern
This pattern is not a new one but I have noticed lots of questions lately asking for good men’s hoodie patterns, so I decided if it was something people were wondering about, I’d write a blog post about my favourite. I love Made by Jack’s Mum children’s patterns and this adult pattern is no different!… Continue reading The Best Men’s Hoodie Pattern! Spring 2018
A month or so before Christmas (2017) I replied to a call out from the designer behind Peek-A-Boo Pattern Shop. She was looking for people to sew up her new pattern, prior to its release, and take some nice photos for the pattern listing. I agreed and quickly sewed one for my oldest daughter. The… Continue reading Silver Bells Nightgown – PDF Pattern Review
Sometimes you come across a pattern that is free or cheap, and because the designer didn’t likely want to spend too much time on something that isn’t going to give a great return for their time, they make it very basic. So this usually means… no pockets!
If you make garments, you have more than likely had to sew those fiddly, fold over bands and cuffs. In the traditional way, you sew the edge with right sides together, and then roll it over itself so that the wrong sides are together and the sewn seam is enclosed, giving you a tube cuff… Continue reading Easy Way to Sew Folded Bands/Cuffs