What seems like ages ago, I posted a nursing top hack for the Jocole Quickdress. When I participated in the Sew-a-bration of Womanhood, I was convinced my son would never stop nursing, and I'd have forever to make up a tutorial for it. But he grew, as babies do, and my nursing days ended just like that. So instead I've taken to photoshop, and some work with images direct from the Quickdress Pattern to illustrate my hack instead!Read More
Holiday season is upon us! But really, most of what I've made for Fall is pretty weather-appropriate still. So rather than craft a whole new wardrobe, my friend Kelly and I thought it'd be a fun departure from super-versatile capsule norms to mix in a few holiday pieces. Dressier items that can vamp up our everyday stuff to take us through our company-party needs, all the way through our new year soirees. After all, our socially-acceptable opportunities to wear fur, pleather and sequins are rather limited each year (unless you're my daughter...), we've got to plan now to make the most of them!Read More
If you've hung around Free Notion lately, you know I've been overwhelmed with kids sewing projects. For a self-care-sewists like myself, this can get very, very, tiring. But alas, kids need school clothes, and once a year even the most reluctant of crafty mommas (me, me, me, me!) has to suck it up and destroy her sewing space with felt, fur, and/or sequins (...and her finger tips with hot glue. amirite!?).Read More
A couple of weeks ago, I introduced a fun swim project I've taken on for Imagine Gnats. If you've followed along my Instagram, you have probably seen more than your share of progress pics! Thanks for all of your help, by the way!
Without further ado, here's my "Behind the Seams" play-by-play of my beloved Anthro Swimsuit Hack!Read More
I'm thrilled to be partnering with Imagine Gnats (and her store's new awesome stash of swim knit!) on a fun project to bring you up-to-date on my swim knowledge! Which of last year's lessons still ring true for me? How can I build on that foundation, and best set you up for success on your own swim sewing journey? Here's what I came up with...Read More