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Desert Island Sew: EBTKS Henley

The answer to that question came easily for me. I’d be sewing the EBTKS Henley! This is my first henley, made when I tested the pattern. (The Badenator is so little!) A photo posted by Maegen Foster (@maeandk) on Jul 8, 2015 at 10:15am PDT This color blocked one is probably still my all-time favorite. We got so many compliments every time he wore it, and people would ask where I bought it so they could get...

Minshan Fabric Tour, Japanese Fabric Lantern

*disclaimer: This post was sponsored by Phat Quarters. A portion (1 yard) of the fabric used in this post was provided to me free of charge by Phat Quarters. All opinions on the fabric are 100% my own.*   Before I show you what I made with this gorgeous fabric, let me tell you a bit about this particular Minshan Fabric line. Lewis & Irene are donating part of the proceeds from this fabric line to Act for...

S is for Sewing Bookworm Blazer

We’re interrupting our regularly scheduled programming to bring you news of a super cute BOY PATTERN!   The Bookworm Blazer is from Stitch Blue Designs, and is currently only available as part of the S is for Sewing eBook.  You know I love those gals, especially Amy, and I’m dying to make some of the other patterns!   Bookworm Blazer is nicely tailored, and features patch pockets, French...

Canadian Designer Tour: Elegance & Elephants Fedora

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE trying out new things in sewing! I had the opportunity to be part of the Canadian Designer Pattern Tour, and I picked the Elegance and Elephants fedora pattern. Why? Because I wanted to try making a hat! Before I get into talking a little about my experience making this hat, I wanted to let you know about a coupon code for E&E patterns. Coupon code is CANADATOUR for 10%...

Top Stitchers Whodunit: Psych Inspired

*If you haven’t yet, please stop by Free Notion and vote on my Top Stitchers look (and my competitor’s).*   You must be here for the picture overload.   Oh, you’re here for the fun stuff? Okay…. I guess the pictures can wait another minute. How about a silhouette cut file for Mackathanial’s shirt, and a pdf of some fun business cards? No Body No Crime Stencilno body no crime...

Mykonos Muslin

  Have you ever wanted to try making your own swimwear?  I know I have!  It seems to be So. Much. Harder. to find something that not only is the style I want and flatters my body, but is also a print I like!  I mean, it’s like a horrible swimming suit Venn Diagram. I had way too much fun creating that. Anyway, after losing the baby weight from my boys, my swimming suit is a bit too big, and I’ve...

Time to Travel Ebook Review

Remember a while ago when I did an interview?  Well, the ladies who put out all the fabulous content on Sewing With Boys have created an ebook! You can get your copy of the ebook Here or Here (etsy). *Disclaimer: I was given this ebook to review free of charge. And another quick detour. I keep typing ebbok. Not a word. I’ve been doing it all day, and it’s making me a little crazy!* And now you’re...

Make Believe Week: Pellinore Dress Up Shield

I’m super excited to be participating in Make Believe week, but I don’t think I am nearly as excited as Mack is about his new toys. Mack has capes, and a wand, tons of hats, a green Mohawk wig and a clown nose… but he has been begging me for a sword (or a new lightsaber. We are definitely doing those in the future.) My original dreams were a little more grand than what you see here. 🙂 I drafted a...

Boys Can Wear Pink!

    I signed up for this series because if there’s something you know I love, it’s a sewing challenge. Nathan is not a big fan of pink, Mack is not a big fan of pink, and Ziggity has no opinion yet (I bet he won’t be a fan). But boys can totally wear pink! And if there’s anything else you all know I adore, it’s a bow tie. Bow ties are cool. Pink is cool.   Pink bow tie...

Bundle Up Adeline Cardigan

Only a few more hours to bundle up! Have you purchased yours yet? Head on over to Pattern Revolution. They have put together another bundle of patterns from fabulous designers to bring you an awesome deal. These patterns are already a great bargain, marked down about 50% from their retail prices. The more you buy, the better deal you score! You must buy at least 6 PATTERNS to get bundle pricing and checkout.  These...

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