Holiday Picnic Skirt

The Picnic Skirt //

Hello, friends! I hope you all had a lovely weekend. I kicked off the holiday season with my annual scarf exchange party on Saturday night and it was a BLAST. I love hosting a few of my friends each year for dessert + drinks to celebrate the beginning of the holiday season. Last year the party fell … [Continue reading]

Because I Love You Sew Book Giveaway

Because I Love You Sew

Hello, All! Today I have a special treat for you: a guest post by Trish Preston, author of the new book Because I Love You Sew. Trish writes at the blog Two Peas in a Pod and her new book is full of gifts to make for everyone you love. /// Because I Love them sew…. When I was approached … [Continue reading]

The Popover Poncho

Popover Poncho //

My dear friend April Rhodes has done it again, she's knocked it out of the ballpark with her newest pattern: The Popover Poncho! April began working on this pattern over a year ago... and I bugged her about it all last winter. But, you know, she's a super busy lady with a family to take care of, … [Continue reading]

Free Backgrounds For December


Hello, all! And HAPPY December 1st! I'm back again with free desktop + iPhone backgrounds for the month. Hope you enjoy! Be sure to hit up the last day of our biggest sale of the year: Black Friday Weekend! Today is the last deal of the weekend and you can save 25% on everything in the shop with … [Continue reading]

Black Friday Weekend Sales

Black Friday Weekend Sales at

SO, we may have gone a little overboard with our sales this weekend, but that is OK. This is our BIGGEST SALE EVENT of the year, so hurry and snatch … [Continue reading]

Amazing Quilted Knit + the Lane Raglan

Lane Raglan //

When I was in Colorado a few weeks ago, my friend Erin took me to Colorado fabrics (same shopping trip where I bought this skirt fabric). I stumbled … [Continue reading]

Tassel Infinity Scarf Tutorial + Sewing Machine Giveaway


For the past two years, Cindy over at Skip To My Lou has invited me to be a part of their Bake, Craft, and Sew holiday event (this year they added a … [Continue reading]

Cowl Neck Out and About Dress : Winged Blog Tour

Cowl Neck Out and About Dress DIY //

Today I'm excited to share with you an Out and About Dress I made for the colder seasons ahead + provide you with a simple tutorial on how to make … [Continue reading]

Janome Skyline S5 Review


As many of you know, I sew on a Janome machine and have for several years now. When I first learned to sew, I had a $100 Brother machine from Walmart* … [Continue reading]

40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know


SO you've started sewing garments. Ever wonder (beyond the five steps for stress free sewing) techniques and tips that would make your life easier? … [Continue reading]