Top 10 Free Beach Sewing Patterns [Round-up]

Free Summer Sewing Pattern Roundup Summer is my favorite time to sew.  I just love making project I can use.  Most of the year, I’m sewing for someone else. Summer, on the other hand, I can sew for myself.  This is a roundup of my favorite free patterns for summer sewing.   Fish Beach Bag […]

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Hitting the Wall: How to Unblock Your Creative Self & Get Crafting

Crafting ain’t always easy.  I originally planned this post to be about inspiration, but when it came down to writing it I just didn’t feel it.  I wasn’t feeling creative or inspired.  I’d hit the wall so to speak. People hit walls for lots of reasons:  Being too tired to craft or write, pushing myself […]

Organize Your Sewing Stash Round-up

I don’t know about you, but I can always use a little more organization in my crafting.  Things tend to get pretty messy pretty quickly when I’m working on a project.  My favorite organization hacks are here Scraps: Check out this fun and easy way to organize scraps.   http://www.cloverandviolet.com/2012/09/scrap-organization.html I actually use something very […]

Remaking my Diaper Cover Sewing Pattern

Since this month’s theme is getting organized and setting goals, I’ll share another one of my goals.  I want to remake/update most of my patterns.  For some that will only mean making new cover art samples.  But, for some of my older patterns I plan on fully remaking tutorials and pattern pieces.  I decided to […]

Sewing and Craft Blogging Goals for 2017

I’ve really been reflecting over the past few months on personal and business goals.  As I’m starting to creep up on 40, I’m really feeling some internal pressure to buckle down and get more serious about my pattern business and blogging.  I’ve had this blog for a while and I’m sorry to admit that I’ve […]