the breezy tee long sleeve sweater dress {free sewing pattern}

Learn how to sew this cute, easy to make DIY sweater dress or tunic with a free printable pattern and sewing tutorial.

Breezy fall days always make me want to curl up with a book and a blanket on a cozy corner of my couch, and occasionally, thanks to the fact that most of my kids are in school, I actually get to do it! If there’s any chance of curling up, my jeans are not going […]

stuffed animal & teddy bear robe {free sewing pattern}

This is adorable! I'm going to make some for Christmas. Free stuffed animal or teddy bear robe pattern and easy to follow sewing tutorial. How to make a DIY robe for a toy.

I mentioned a few weeks ago how much my kids love pajamas (and shared a bunch of free jammie patterns). Well, if there’s anything they love more than new pajamas for themselves, it’s new pajamas for their stuffed animals. A few years ago I made a cute fleece robe for one of the Build-a-Bears at […]

the breezy tee long sleeve add-on {free sewing pattern}

Learn how to sew this cute, easy to make long sleeve dolman tee using a free printable pattern and tutorial. DIY t-shirt.

This summer I made a couple of new shirts using my free breezy tee pattern, and they’ve been in pretty heavy rotation. After all, they hide both my muffin top and my upper arms with just the right amount of effortless slouchiness to make me look like kinda cool, not like a mom trying to hide […]

21 free sewing tutorials and patterns for kids’ pajamas

Want to sew Christmas pajamas this year? This is the best collection of free kids' pj sewing tutorials and patterns. Perfect handmade gift idea!

My little kids are obsessed with pajamas. I could make (or buy) them an entire wardrobe of new clothes and they wouldn’t be nearly as excited as they are about one pair of pjs. They especially love getting new pajamas on Christmas Eve, and I’m happy to accommodate since jammies are fun and easy to […]

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. […]