zonen 09 + giveaway

zonen 09 + giveaway

I promised you a post about boys’ patterns and here is it;) People tend to shy away from sewing boys’ clothes. It’s true that they can be a bit more involved than, say, an elastic waist skirt, but they are incredibly satisfying to sew. Girls have a reputation for being picky, but I think my […]

blaverry + giveaway

blaverry + giveaway

Today’s shop is a brand new company specializing in patterns for girl’s clothes, Blaverry (don’t worry I would never forget the boys–they are up tomorrow). Blaverry is run by one women, Susie. The funny name comes from a combination of her 3 children’s names: Blayne, Gavin, and Ferry. I am very excited to introduce you to Susie and her […]

made by rae + giveaway

made by rae + giveaway

If you sew clothes and haven’t heard of Made by Rae, well then you must live on the moon or under a rock (or under a moon rock)! But just in case… Made By Rae patterns are fun, easy to sew, and infinitely adaptable. They make sewing accessible to everyone who wants to make clothes […]

urban sew + giveaway

urban sew + giveaway

Welcome to Giveaway Week! Each season, the week before KCW is reserved for showcasing some fantastic shops and giving away some fantastic goods! This week we have old favorites and new favorites too. Be sure to enter all the giveaways, because you never know when it will be your lucky day! You might not recognized […]

whipstitch + giveaway

whipstitch + giveaway

I picked up the book Stitch by Stitch in a book store years ago. There weren’t a ton of sewing books on the market then and this one stood out with its great projects and attention to detail. I knew right away when I started reading it that a real sewer wrote it–a real sewer […]

the scientific seamstress and sis boom patterns + giveaway

the scientific seamstress and sis boom patterns + giveaway

I discovered the Scientific Seamstress, Carla Crim, way back in 2011 when she did a fantastic series on Sew Mama Sew about drafting, grading, formatting, and marketing PDF patterns. Carla has since gone on to write 2 books on pattern making for children’s clothes: 1. Pattern Making for Kids’ Clothes 2. Pattern Cutting for Kids’ […]