Pattern review: Simplicity/Cynthia Rowley 8124

Stop comparing. Do your thing. I get so excited when I see others making really nice things. Then I race to my machine so I can make my version and I realize that it's Fall and that the pattern that I'm making is about 2 years old and I've completely missed the wave. LOL. This…

The perfect match: sewing with stripes

When I first started sewing, stripes always sounded good in theory. Then when I would start cutting, my project would go so wrong! ARGH! But overtime, and after many garments that ended in the trash pile, I've come up with my own tips and tricks for matching up stripes. Surprisingly, I haven't found many tutorials…

The stash house: a fabric story

So recently I realized that I was living wrong. Ok, that's extreme. I was not living wrong, but my fabric organization -was anything but. It was not organized at all. About a year ago, I bought these cloth storage bins that you can find at TJ Maxx to keep all of my fabric inside of…

Crafty Gemini’s Kimono tutorial

I had a wedding to go to in Mexico in June and I promised myself that I would take one thing with me that I made. And a week before my departure, I was on the hunt for the perfect bathing suit cover up tutorial. I found this  Kimono tutorial by the Crafty Gemini  on YouTube.…