Party Unicorns

It is party season in the Smith Household. My girls birthdays are two weeks apart. My youngest just turned one, and my eldest just turned three. Their cousins' birthdays are also around this time (one was back at the beginning of May, the other is between my girls) which means lots of birthday sewing. This… Continue reading Party Unicorns

More Fun with the Maurader’s Map

The Maurader's Map Fabric and the coordinating Burgundy is definitely the fabric that I have ordered the most. I get it from a Canadian Fabric company called The Fabric Snob. I've seen it in a few different bases (including quilter's cotton and flannel) elsewhere as well. It is also available at Joann in The United… Continue reading More Fun with the Maurader’s Map

How to keep your pants from falling down

So a while back I made myself a pair of Strides by Greenstyle Creations. (Which I blogged about here). I used athletic fabric from Fabricland for my waistband. Unfortunately the particular fabric doesn't have good enough recovery to make a good waistband, which I didn't realize until I was wearing them for the second time… Continue reading How to keep your pants from falling down

My First Sewing Challenge

February/ March had me participating in my first sewing challenge. It was a Fitness Capsule Challenge by Greenstyle Creations. "What is a capsule?" You may ask (I know I had to, the first time I heard the term.) A capsule is a set of items of clothing that can be used to make up multiple… Continue reading My First Sewing Challenge

Where to Find Knit Fabric in Canada

There are 3 different ways to find knit fabric in Canada. Go to your local store Buy some retail stock online Pre-order online Personally I have only done the first two but I have drooled over what is available in the third option. I have to say that I am rather jealous of the beautiful… Continue reading Where to Find Knit Fabric in Canada

Pattern Review- Peg Legs by Patterns for Pirates

Now looking at the name of the pattern you may do a double take. "Peg Legs?!" You may ask. The name of the Pattern company is Patterns for Pirates, they quite often name their patterns with a pirate theme. Peg Legs are a basic legging pattern. The also have a Jolly Rodger Raglan for kids… Continue reading Pattern Review- Peg Legs by Patterns for Pirates