The most comfortable dress you’ll ever make: tips on working with jersey knit fabric!

Hey dolls! I don't think I've ever encountered a more creamy, dreamy pattern and fabric combo than this! The Kielo wrap dress pattern by Named was MADE for jersey knit. Like most of my discoveries, I saw this dress first on Instagram and I knew that I had to make it. This is the perfect…

Rebecca Page pattern review: Posy pleated pants

Hi loves! I feel like I've been M.I.A lately. But, it's with good reason. I've been working on adding new things to my Etsy shop, venturing outside the box and taking opportunities. So, speaking of new opportunities, I'm so excited to announce that I will be a Brand Ambassador for Rebecca Page patterns. And if…

March Madness Contest: The coin pouch giveaway!

Happy Tuesday! As an Etsy seller, I feel a responsibility to make items that have some sort of utility. This has always been part of my platform. Each item in my shop is intentional, functional and convenient --with a dash of fun and color! My most popular item the Key chain coin pouch is all…

The look for less! My knock off “CURLS” sweatshirt

Hey guys! This month I'm celebrating one whole year since I've gone natural! YAY me! For 18 years I used a relaxer in my hair and was taught that my hair was unmanageable. Lies! So last year, I went to a salon that specializes in natural hairstyles and asked for a big chop. The stylist…

Something good is going to happen today

“There is no greater gift you can give or receive than to honor your calling. It’s why you were born. And how you become most truly alive.” ―Oprah Winfrey One day last week I was feeling under the weather. I was on antibiotics, I had an awful headache and the day was just absolutely gloomy -weather…

Time Management Pro Tips: how I manage my large Etsy orders

I still remember the days I prayed for the things that I have now. One of the best feelings in the world is when someone wants to buy a huge amount from you. You've prayed for this. You've prepared for this (hopefully), and as soon as the purchase is made, the reality begins to set…

Papercut pattern review: The Sapporo Coat

Hi lovlies! I am beyond excited for this project. I fell in love at first sight with the Sapporo coat by Papercut when I saw it on another sewist's page on Instagram. I know I always say that -but I really mean it this time.   You know how I know that this was true…

Be mine: DIY Clutch bag & Giveaway!

OMG! The day is here! My first giveaway on my blog! This is a win-win for everyone! Not only am I giving away this gorgeous DIY clutch -but I'm also including a tutorial so that you can make your own! Here's how the giveaway works: Subscribe to my blog! Follow me on Instagram @woolandflaxstudio Then…

Demystifying Etsy SEO

Everyday I get asked advice about Etsy and starting an online business. When I started 2 years ago I read everything -the good, the bad and the senseless. Probably one of the hardest parts of starting and then experiencing success on Etsy is cracking the code of SEO. So let's start from the top. What…

The girl next door: An A-line skirt tutorial

Happy launch day! If you've been following me then you know that this is something that I've been building up to for some time. If you're just catching up, then welcome to my blog! While here you're going to find tutorials, Etsy and business advice, pattern reviews and free stuff! Regardless of where you are…