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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%...

MCM Studio Designs Gingersnap Dress

  *disclaimer: the pattern discussed in this post was provided to me free of charge. all opinions are my own.*  Today I’m participating in the Merry Church Mouse Studio Designs tour. Linda and I participated in a blog swap (we gave feedback about each other’s blogs) a while back. I admired the designs in her pattern shop, but didn’t buy any because I don’t usually sew for girls. But you...

Bundle Up Tour: Phresh Blazer

It’s time to bundle! Are you excited? Remember when I made Mack that adorable Lumberjack shirt? Well the ladies at pattern revolution have done it again! 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...

Thumbs Up Tee Pattern Release!

OUSM Designs has just released a new pattern:   The Thumbs Up Tee! Pattern Features Slim Fit Colorblocked sleeve Pattern Layers (print only the sizes you want) Sizes 12m – 12 Thumbhole cuff with video tutorial I tested this tee, and I definitely plan to make more. Mack is wearing his tester shirt in these pictures. I tested the 3T, but it turns out he actually needs the 2T. This shirt is meant to have a slim...

Omni Tempore Pattern Tour

*I was provided with the omni tempore patterns free of charge for the purposes of this tour. All opinions are my own. This review does contain affiliate links and images, which means I may earn a small commission from your purchase with no extra charge to you.* I’ve always liked the look of the Omni Tempore from Sofilantjes, so when the opportunity to be on the pattern tour arrived I knew I had to take it....

One Timble E-Magazine Review

*disclaimer: A copy of the e-zine was given to me for this review, but all excitement and opinions are my own. Also, this post contains affiliate links* A while ago I had the opportunity to test a pattern that was destined to be part of an e-magazine. I had a great time testing the pattern, but got busy and haven’t ever gotten around the blogging about the shirt I made. The Traveller Tee is now available on...

Perfect Pattern Parcel: The Knight Hoodie

Since you can no longer buy this pattrrn parcrl, here is the direct link to Charming Doodle’s shop. You can buy the Knight Hoodie there is both the children and adult sizes. I am so excited about today’s post! Before I get into what I made for Mack, here is a little bit more about Perfect Pattern Parcel.Here at Perfect Pattern Parcel, we believe in supporting independent pattern designers. It’s our...

Bundle Up for Boys!

I’ve been waiting for this for a while, because I knew it would happen eventually, and I’m really excited! That’s right, it’s a boy’s bundle! Boy sewing is seriously fun, and the patterns in the bundle all look awesome. *disclaimer: I received this pattern free for participating in the blog tour. All opinions are 100% mine* For the bundle tour I made the Lumberjack Shirt from Patterns...

Delilah Pattern Tour and Giveaway

*disclaimer: I received the pattern free for the tour, but all opinions and silly anecdotes are 100% my own* The DELILAH top is a fun beginner knit top with half sleeves or short sleeves built in. The arm and hip bands can be made in a contrasting fabric for more fun. The drop sleeves and roomy fit mean that it’s super comfortable! You can make a pretty bow or choose to add some flowers. Get ready to make a closet...

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