free t-shirt sewing patterns

great collection of free t-shirt sewing patterns. for women, men, and kids, in lots of sizes and styles. looks like I'll be making some tees in the near future!

You guys know I like to wing it when it comes to sewing projects. Not because my sewing skillz are too cool for patterns, just because I’m usually too lazy for them. I have this idea that it will be easier to just cut and sew instead of taking the time to find a pattern online, print […]

update old sweat pants with a slimmer fit

update old, slouchy sweatpants and turn them into on-trend skinny sweats. easy sewing tutorial.

My boys love sweat pants. Big, baggy, comfy sweats that have been passed down from one boy to the next–they don’t care how they look, they just love them. Me, not so much. I hate how boys’ sweat pants are so huge, and I especially don’t dig the gathered ankles that always seem to get yanked […]

the easiest way to make kid pj’s + a fabric giveaway

kid-pajamas

I love making pajamas for my kids at Christmas each year, but with 5 kids it can be a lot of work. Over the past few years I’ve found what I consider to be the easiest method for making a pair of pj’s for a kid, and now that I’ve done it a few times […]

perfect polo pattern review {Blank Slate Pattern tour}

perfect-polo-pattern

Today I’m joining in the Blank Slate Patterns fall pattern tour. Melissa, the amazing designer behind Blank Slate Patterns, let me choose a pattern to try out and show off. She has lots of patterns to choose from, but  I immediately picked the Perfect Polo to sew up for my kindergartener. He gets lots of […]

stamped alphabet t-shirt {first day of school outfit}

alphabet-shirt

I was at the dollar store the other day and they had some plain white v-neck tees in my youngest son’s size. I brought one home for him and decided to make a fun alphabet shirt he could wear to his first day of kindergarten in a few weeks. We both love it! It was […]

little man pajamas made from a men’s shirt

A few weeks ago I made some jammies for my baby girl using a large men’s sweatshirt I’d purchased on clearance for $1. I hit up a few garage sales this past weekend and found a bunch of men’s shirts for 50 cents each, so I decided I’d try to use a similar process to […]