Tag Archives: sewing

Introducing our new Ambassadors!

Hi everyone! I’m super excited about our brand new ambassadors!  This is our first month working together and it was a BLAST!  To celebrate our new collaboration, I’ve teamed up with a few of the bloggers in the group to create our very first sewing blog tour-this one is called Back to School! Let’s take a […]

Take a peek inside an Eli Monster PDF sewing pattern!

There’s been discussion floating around the internet about quality PDF sewing patterns and what makes or breaks a good PDF sewing pattern.  I thought I’d let y’all take a peek at the inner workings of our patterns and see for yourselves what we put in to each of our designs.  This idea has been rolling around […]

Back to the Basics: Seams

Let’s talk about the most basic things in sewing:  Seams! Seams are what keeps the whole project together (pun intended).  Today we’re going to investigate what makes a great seam that does its job without drawing attention to itself (unless a conspicuous seam is a design element). Joining Seamlines:  Place your fabric edges together and […]

FREE Tropisch Dress Sewing Pattern!!!

Child wearing The Tropisch Dress Sewing Pattern

A staple of any summer wardrobe should be a simple shirt style dress.  Last summer we were in Alabama and everyone was wearing shift dresses.  A lovely woman we met while dining on schnitzel under a giant rocket explained that everyone wears dresses because it’s the least amount of fabric touching your body.  It’s resting […]

Call for Testers: The Yet To Be Named Pinafore (and Top)

Child being silly in pinafore

We have another testing round starting this week!  We have an adorable pinafore with completely adjustable straps that tie in the back for a perfect fit all season long.  A just-above-the-knee length fully skirt is sure to cause many twirls and giggles. Vintage styling give way to unexpected modern details keeping this pinafore fresh and […]