One Thimble Issue 16 Blog Tour

WOW!! how great has the One Thimble Issue 16 blog tour been??! Unfortunately, all good things must end and today is the last day showcasing the latest edition of One Thimble. What a beauty she has been!! Things I LOVE about One Thimble: The amazing range of designers offered - there's always a designer I … Continue reading One Thimble Issue 16 Blog Tour


Duchess and Hare Blog Tour

Welcome to day 1 of the Duchess and Hare Patterns Blog Tour! I'm very pleased to be joining in with some fabulous seamstresses to showcase these beautiful patterns!! Duchess and Hare offer PDF sewing patterns with a vintage style, inspired by the 40’s and 50’s, and a modern fit  . The Center of Attention Dress certainly hits that … Continue reading Duchess and Hare Blog Tour

Trying a new pattern and sewing a strikeoff…

If you don't know much about the custom knit world, beware! It's like dropping down Alice's rabbit hole! Beautiful knit fabrics with so many lovely designs... somewhere, in someone's custom knit group, you'll find EXACTLY what you're after!! Last week the lovely Jennifer from Jennilea Designs sent me a fat half of beautiful cotton\lycra penguin fabric to … Continue reading Trying a new pattern and sewing a strikeoff…

Pattern Hack – Add a ruffle front to the Tadah Troop shirt!!

Let me start by saying that I'm a big fan of the Tadah Troop Shirt.  Its the perfect pattern to make gorgeous Campdraft and Rodeo shirts for kids. What's so good about it? Well, not all PDF patterns are created equally, but this one is a winner. Sizes 0000 - 16!! (3 separate patterns, Baby, Kids … Continue reading Pattern Hack – Add a ruffle front to the Tadah Troop shirt!!

The Poppy Dress

New Year's Resolution #1: DON'T BUY PDF PATTERNS (no matter how good the sale) ALL YEAR!!! (or at least until thanksgiving/boxing day sales) Today = FAIL!! Last week Bubby and Me Creations released the beautiful Poppy Dress and I was immediately in LUST!! (I've already got a few skater style knit dress patterns on my USB drive, including my … Continue reading The Poppy Dress