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Free Pattern Friday: Mary Jane Baby Shoes

Last week we had the infant peasant dress, and this week I’m sharing another pattern that only uses a little bit of fabric and makes a perfect baby gift. Aren’t these Mary Jane Baby Shoes just adorable?! I’ll admit, I’d never made baby shoes before and I was really worried about sewing something that tiny on my machine.  It really wasn’t hard!  In fact, the hardest part was the top...

Free Pattern Friday: Infant Peasant Dress

The Infant Peasant Dress from Sew Much Ado.  I love this pattern.  I’ve probably made more of these than anything else.  It’s sweet, it’s easy, it doesn’t take a lot of fabric or notions, and who doesn’t love a baby in a peasant dress? (really, if you don’t, please comment below because I literally do no believe such a person exists) I was lucky enough to guest post on Project...

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...

Free Pattern Friday: Love Notions Leggings

Ignore my proper English in the photo and title… The Love Notions Leggin’s have got to be one of my favorite patterns I’ve sewn so far.  I have yet to try them out for fit, but you can find more in-depth reviews of them Here.  This pattern comes in sizes 2-14, which is a HUGE range for a free pattern. These are the size 3.  I chose to do the yoga waistband, and didn’t bother finishing that...

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%...

Free Pattern Friday: Floor Cushion

  Today we are taking a look at an awesome  Floor Cushion pattern from Living with Punks . These are so fun! I made one for The Badenator this week, and Mackathanial immediately went, “mom, where’s my cushion?!” So I’m going to have to make him one when I get back from Wood Badge. I have two other bloggers sewing this pattern with me this week. First stop by to see the pillows over at...

Free Pattern Friday: Summer Shorties

This week’s pattern was a really quick sew and a lot of fun. The Summer Shorties from Salvage Designs. I made the 18 month size for my 18 month old, The Badenator. I would recommend that if your little one is still in diapers you size up. He’s not in cloth in these pics, just regular disposables, so I’m serious when I say size up. They still fit, but they’re really snug. Also, I sized down...

Free Pattern Friday: Izzy Top

The Izzy Top from Climbing the Willow has got to be one of the best free patterns out there.  If you ask in just about any Facebook group for a free girl’s pattern, someone mentions this one. I’ve made three so far (sorry I don’t have pictures of them all) and I can see why! It comes in sizes 18 months through 12 years, which is really amazing. I have mentioned my bag of vintage mystery fabric a...

Free Pattern Friday: Lattice Smocked Balmy Breezes Top

  Today’s project comes from a beautiful pattern.  The Lattice Smocked Balmy Breezes Tunic, from my good friend Call Ajaire.  I have wanted to make this for ages, and overestimated how awesome I’d be at smocking, which is why you’re seeing something unfinished.   The smocking didn’t turn out like it was supposed to, and there are a couple big sections that just look funny.  So...

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...

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