the breezy tee kimono {easy sewing tutorial}

this easy to sew DIY women's kimono comes together in less than an hour with just one yard of fabric using a free tee pattern. easy to follow photo instructions.

So I’ve been terrible at replying to comments lately (insert your favorite excuse about being busy here), but I read every single one of them. A few weeks ago one of my readers left a comment on the breezy tee blouse suggesting I cut it up the middle to make a simple kimono. Genius! Thanks to […]

the everyday skirt simple sewing tutorial

this easy women's DIY skirt only takes 1 yard of fabric and an hour to make! great sewing tutorial.

When I was young, I though elastic waist jeans were about the most awful thing in the world. I’ve grown a lot since then (in both maturity and waist size) and I’m at the point in my life when I’m realizing elastic can be my very best friend. I’m still resisting the pull of the […]

easy-to-sew blouse (a.k.a the breezy tee in a woven!)

super easy blouse tutorial! It only takes two pattern pieces and a few seams to make, plus there's a free pattern in size L!

Alright guys, I’m pretty sure 1995 is calling my right now because it wants it’s hairstyle back. I’m growing out my hair and I’m just really not feeling this look. My stylist somehow gave it beach waves with her magic curling wand but now that I’m at home with my hair dryer and round brush this […]

criss cross maxi dress sewing tutorial

Cute DIY criss cross maxi dress sewing tutorial. Post shows how to make it using a free t-shirt pattern. I love that it has sleeves - this is my perfect summer dress!

Last summer I made a maxi dress using my free easy tee pattern as a base, and I love it because it’s comfy, roomy, and it has sleeves! This summer I wanted another maxi, so I started with my easy tee pattern again, and made a few adjustments to make this criss cross maxi dress. […]

easy pleated midi skirt tutorial + Girl Charlee KnitFix

Easy pleated midi skirt sewing tutorial. This is made with knit fabric and an elastic waistband so it's super quick to make!

So here’s the deal. I’m pretty realistic about what my body looks like, and what it looks best in (hello maxi dresses!). However, I really really love the look of full skirts that hit just below the knee. So last year I made an easy gathered skirt and posted a tutorial. Despite being told repeatedly by […]

free girls’ dress patterns & charity sewing

huge collection of free girls' dress patterns in multiple sizes - great for personal or charity sewing!

If you sew, you’ll love today’s post: I’ve rounded up 24 absolutely FREE girls’ dress patterns. The best part about these patterns is that all of them come in multiple sizes, as opposed to many free patterns which are one size only. Many of these dresses are fairly easy to sew, meaning they’re great for […]

the play-all-day dress: free girls’ dress pattern in 6 sizes

free sewing pattern for this easy girls' play dress pattern in 6 different sizes! 4-14

I have a fun freebie for you guys today: it’s the Play All Day girls’ dress pattern. This pattern is designed to be the absolutely easiest way to make a basic knit dress for a girl. And when I say easy, I mean easy. The first time you make one it will probably take about […]

the breezy tee free pattern + contrast pocket

free pattern for this cute, easy to sew, DIY tee

Last week I shared a new free pattern for the breezy tee in size L. Today I wanted to show another breezy tee to show the difference fabric choice makes in how it fits. Also, I’ll walk through the steps for adding the pocket that’s included in the pattern. I love this pattern because it’s loose […]