Now #ontheblog: my tester version of the Madrona skirt by Straight Stitch Designs! This is such a fun sew, and I love that I can style it with tights for winter while I (impatiently) wait for warmer weather.

There’s a lot to be said about a pattern that makes you wish for warmer weather but is still versatile enough to be styled for chilly temperatures. Meet the Madrona Skirt by Kimberly of Straight Stitch Designs! If you’ve been following along over the past couple of years you already know I’m a...

I’m sharing a free crochet pattern on the blog today! Grab some Wool-Ease Thick and Quick yarn by Lion Brand and a size N/9mm crochet hook to make a great handmade headband for you or someone you love this holiday season.

Looking for a quick gift to make this season that will keep you or a loved one warm through the winter? Check out this free crochet headband pattern!

I am so excited to share Rocket Kids by Michael Miller Fabrics over on their social media channels today! Click over to their page to see what I made with two of the fabrics in the collection. I hope they inspire you to make something for yourself or someone you love this weekend!

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Victoria of Very Blissful created this fun video featuring Rocket Kids by Michael Miller Fabrics. Tune in for a quick blanket or calming eye mask tutorial! #michaelmillerfabrics #makingitfun To view the entire collection:…/col…/rocket-kids.html

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One more plaid project from me is on the blog today for the Love Notions Sewing Patterns Sloane Tour! I used up the extra fabric I had leftover from my Julianne top to make elbow patches and paired it with a sparkly sweater knit. It's perfect for the upcoming holiday season!

For my stop on the Love Notions Sloane Tour I'm sharing a plaid elbow patch version that is perfect for the holidays! This pattern is so versatile...

My Julianne Top (new pattern from DIBY Club) is on the blog, along with my top three tips for working with plaids! Do you have a favorite type of fabric to work with?

The Julianne Top & Dress by DIBY Club (aff) released yesterday, and this button-up sewing pattern is perfect for every season. From plaid (my current seasonal favorite) to chambray–my closet is going to gain many more of these! I tested the size 14 curved hem, full button placket shirt with a hood.…

Would you believe that I used an old Christmas tablecloth for my final test version of the Leschi Blouse by Straight Stitch Designs?!🎄

The Leschi Blouse is the newest sewing pattern by Kimberly Payne of Straight Stitch Designs, and I was lucky enough to test it! While I was given the final pattern in exchange for my feedback, the opinions I’m sharing today are my own. I used my own fabric for two test versions. Read on for…

It's been awhile! There's something exciting in the works that I can't share yet--for now it's all about my favorite pattern mash-up. Now on the blog!

October’s Sewing By Ti Blog Tour theme is Monster Mash, and I’m sharing my favorite pattern mash-up today! I’ve blogged about Love Notions patterns a lot (see here…I’m sure there are a few posts untagged, too), but I realized when I signed up for this tour that I’ve never blogged about my favorite m...

I'm sharing my latest pattern test on the blog this evening! Has anyone else noticed the 70s are coming back? I didn't think I'd love the bell sleeves on this pattern as much as I do. They are so fun to sew and wear! Pattern by Love Notions Sewing Patterns.

The Forte Top & Dress pattern by Love Notions released today, and I was lucky enough to test it. I absolutely love this pattern and hope you do too!

ICYMI: I was recently chosen as one of six sewing bloggers competing in Fabric Mart's Fabricista Fashion Challenge 5! My project for 'Week One: A Blank Slate' is on the blog today. Check it out and vote for me by following the link in the comments!

I’m so excited to share that I am one of the six chosen bloggers to take part in Fabric Mart’s Fabricista Fashion 5 Challenge! Everyone was introduced last week, but I’ve been waiting until our first challenge to reveal the big news. The Challenge involves four weekly challenges that we (the contest...

Very Blissful is a work in progress, and there are a lot of exciting projects lined up for the Fall! Thanks for following along.

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