Simple leather tablet case tutorial


This post is part of the Home Sewn Series at    Chances are you own a tablet of some sort. Whether it’s an iPad or a Kindle Fire or some other tablet. And chances are you take it with you places by throwing it into your handbag. If you’ve got 15 minutes you can

Win $100 worth of fabric!


The Just Add Jeans bundle and tour are over, but don’t be sad! You can pick up all 4 patterns individually in our respective shops if you’ve been waiting. Find the Wildflower at Blank Slate Patterns, the Daytripper at Shwin Designs, the Parisian at Go To Patterns and the City Girl Frock at see kate

Last day to buy Just Add Jeans


Thank you so much to everyone for all the wonderful feedback on Just Add Jeans! We really appreciate all the support we’ve received from our wonderful tour bloggers & readers! Today is the FINAL day to buy Just Add Jeans at 40% off the retail price. That’s basically like buying 2 and getting the other

City Girl Frock


I sewed up the City Girl Frock today! Love it!!! This is a super comfortable top. It was the final of the 4 Just Add Jeans tops I had to sew and I can’t wait to sew more! Pattern: City Girl Frock & Top  from See Kate Sew for the Just Add Jeans Collection Size: Medium bust

Knits and stitches: everything you need to know


The following is sponsored by Girl Charlee. Sewing knits can be mysterious. don’t be intimidated! While every sewing machine handles knits a bit differently, there are some universal tips that will help you get the best results. Let’s talk about what stitch you should use on your sewing machine. I think it’s good to note

Simple leather triangle cuff tutorial


 The following contains content and supplies sponsored by Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft. All ideas are my own. Leather is one of my favorite things to sew right now. And triangles are HOT. I want to make triangles out of everything. So let’s make a triangle leather cuff, shall we? Simple tutorial coming up! Supplies: Leather

Wild Flower Top


I stood in front of my fabric stash forever trying to decide which fabric to use for my Wild Flower Top. I couldn’t decide on something solid, or stripes, or floral or… and I changed my mind at least 5 times. Then I remembered the sequins in my stash. And the sequined Wild Flower Top

Parisian inspiration


I’ve been seeing so many wonderful Parisian tops around blogs, facebook and instagram! Are you ready to get inspired? Could these peter pan collars be any cuter? If you’re looking for a sewing pattern for women (and older girls) with a peter pan collar that works with knit fabric then this is for you! I’m

More Day Trippers


I sewed up another Day Tripper. This time with long sleeves and the medium length. I’ve worn this twice since making it (don’t ask if I’ve washed it between wears). Obviously I love the pattern. I keep making more. Pattern: Day Tripper by Shwin Designs for the Just Add Jeans Collection Size: Medium. I had



This was one of the first Parisian’s I made! Love it! Pattern: Parisian Top (designed by me, available here) Fabric: Sweater knit from Girl Charlee Size: Medium The sleeves are gathered, adding a bit of a feminine touch. The peter pan collar is my favorite feature.Available at Go To Patterns. Want to join us for

Parisian Top sew along


Are you ready to sew a Parisian for yourself? I’m doing a video sew along! Everyone is raving about the peter pan collar, gathered sleeves and the overall cuteness. Are you planning to sew one? If you need help putting the pattern together, cutting or sewing then this video tutorial is for you! Parisian Top sew

Day Tripper Top


I’ve been looking at my closet lately wondering how I managed to barely have enough tops to make it through 5 days before they have to be washed. It’s been time to sew some more shirts. Sunday I sat down with the Day Tripper sewing pattern and whipped up this little number. It’s perfect for lounging