Monroe Turtleneck | a free pattern round-up

If you're new to sewing, you're probably looking for ways to further your skills and learn new techniques.  I've only been sewing garments for a little over a year, and have done my fair share of digging around Instagram and the internet for some beginner-friendly free patterns. Here's a round-up of some patterns that I've…

A Bunch of Batch Sewing Tips

As somewhat of a novice sewist, I've found that the easiest handmade gift during the holidays is definitely pajama pants. They are extremely forgiving when it comes to mistakes + super stretchy and comfy! Joann Fabrics had 70% off all flannel fabrics during the week of Thanksgiving, so I decided that it was now or…

York Pinafore review: the gift that keeps on giving

Next up is my new favorite pattern - the York Pinafore from Helen's Closet. After perusing the #yorkpinafore tag on Instagram for weeks, I finally took the plunge. Definitely check it out for inspo! The whole pinafore look has been trending recently, with many indie pattern companies releasing similar-ish styles - here's the round up!…

Wool + Felt Stocking DIY

Welcome to my very first blog post! Thanks for stopping by! In the spirit of the holidays, I decided to go with a holiday stocking. This personalized stocking would make a perfect gift, especially when filled with other yummy and fun goodies. This could easily be finished in about 4-5 hours, depending on how comfortable…