why i sew: lisa from mabey she made it

why i sew: lisa from mabey she made it

My first word was “pree pree” (pretty pretty). My grandma was a prolific seamstress, and almost every time we went to her house she had a new little dress sewn and hanging in the hall. It wasn’t long before I knew that those “pree prees” might be for me and my mom tells of me […]

mistakes: lisa from mabey she made it

mistakes: lisa from mabey she made it

Hi again, it’s Lisa from Mabey She Made It! I’m glad we get the chance to share some mistakes and lessons with you. It’s so easy to believe that great sewists sew perfect garments every time, but the truth is that we never stop making mistakes, but hopefully we learn from them. There are no […]

WILD THINGS feathers

WILD THINGS feathers

Hi again! I’m Lisa from Mabey She Made It, and I’m back for more inspiration fun. This time, we’re talking about feathers on kids clothes. And while my mind automatically goes to Halloween costumes and flapping wings, I didn’t want to focus too much on that aspect. Instead, I wanted to find some other ideas […]

WILD THINGS from the savannah

WILD THINGS from the savannah

Hi! I’m Lisa Mabey from Mabey She Made It, and I’m thrilled to be contributing this season. When I heard that the theme was wild thingsĀ and we got to pick a habitat as a starting point for our inspiration, I knew I wanted the savannah. I was able to visit South Africa several years ago, […]