Pattern Review- Vicki Hipsters and Women’s Vicki Hipsters

There comes a time in the life of the vast majority of parents that is both anticipated and dreaded. Potty Training. The allure of no more diapers, the independence of your child being able to go to the bathroom on their own, combined with the dread of the difficulty of teaching them this important skill… Continue reading Pattern Review- Vicki Hipsters and Women’s Vicki Hipsters

Galaxy Fun and a Staple Tank

I finally got the chance to sew up some of the fabric I got for Christmas. Between Christmas presents, baby gifts and a few other projects I'm just now cutting into my galaxy print fabric that I got from The Fabric Snob. It is a double brushed polyester and very soft and comfortable! Unfortunately it… Continue reading Galaxy Fun and a Staple Tank

Slim Fit Raglan- Nursing Hack

I am currently breastfeeding baby number two. Having comfy clothes with easy nursing access is incredibly important. Whenever I see a new pattern pop up in my Facebook feed (I'm in a number sewing pattern Facebook groups) my immediate thought is "Can I breastfeed in that?" Patterns for Pirates has a number of nursing hacks… Continue reading Slim Fit Raglan- Nursing Hack

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

Pattern Review: Jolly Rodger Raglan by Patterns for Pirates

The Jolly Rodger Raglan by Patterns for Pirates is my favourite t-shirt pattern for my 2 1/2 year old. It is so easy to put together! It works well for daytime use or as a pyjama top. The basic pattern comes with a traditional hem, curved hem, or a banded hem option. It can have… Continue reading Pattern Review: Jolly Rodger Raglan by Patterns for Pirates

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