Sewing with Denim Part 2: How to successfully install heavy duty snaps!

Here it is! The second part of my "Sewing with denim" series and today I'm sharing a really easy and stress free way to add heavy duty snaps to any denim project. I know that adding snaps or buttons can give you anxiety. And the worst feeling in the world is to complete your project…

Sewing with denim part 1: Download my FREE “Sewing with Denim” E-Book!

Whewwww... I have survived. Tell the others! Listen, if you think making a denim jacket is hard, you are very correct. But, it's also mind over matter -with a little bit of skill. On the other side of this mountain, is triumph, bad assery and an all around feeling of accomplishment. So if you can…

How to transition your me-makes from Summer to Fall!

The season is definitely changing around here! Temps are slowly dropping and I'm noticing dryer air. YAY! I've been waiting for a change. But also, as someone who makes their clothes, changes in the season can bring a sort of sadness. I'm not quite ready to put away my favorite shorts, the Pietra shorts from…

My favorite tool to make masks!

Disclaimer: this is not an ad nor am I affiliated with any companies listed. I may have retired from making masks, but I know many of you are still waist deep in making them. And as news reports have suggested that we need to "hunker down" here in America, I'm sharing my favorite tool that…

How to make a coordinated set!

Let me just put a disclaimer out there, Summer is over when I say so! LOL. Or at least until temperatures drop. I mean, we barely got to be outside anyway, so I'm going to let this season stretch for as long as possible. My fabric is definitely Summer/resort vibes all the way, but I…

Demystifying the art of shirring

Happy Friday! Is it me or shirring has been everywhere this Summer? I mean, it’s around every Summer...but this Summer, it’s REALLY out there. LOL. So, of course this sewing technique and Summer style naturally peaked my interest as sewist after sewist started turning out the most beautiful projects. But first... let’s unpack a few…

TATB Suki Dress pattern hack!

Hello friends! Would you believe me if I told you that this is the Suki dress pattern from Tilly & the Button's latest book "Make it Simple"? I know, it's crazy right. To be fair, this dress was a completely different idea and color - but when that didn't work out, I had to start…

My pink Summer dress! A Sorbetto dress hack!

So I recently co-hosted a giveaway with @thecornyrainbow on Instagram to celebrate reaching 4K followers. Any milestone always requires a new 'fit. Right? Well, I've been stressed and moving and just not coordinated with my adult responsibilities so I needed to make a quick dress that I knew would only take a few hours. I…

How I made a color block blouse!

TGIF! Lately I've been really inspired to get in on the color block action. I mean it's up and down my feed. I've seen so many other influencers really getting creative with it (@theravelout, @thecornyrainbow and @katiekortmanart are killing it)! And to be honest, I actually bought a whole pattern and some fabric to actually…

How to make your own pattern weights!

Happy Wednesday y'all! Lately, I've noticed that all of my metal washers that I use for pattern weights have virtually disappeared. I mean... I think that this has just happened over time, but still. So I finally decided that I wanted to shop for some. But the shop I want to buy it from is…