Categorypattern review

Straight Skirt and Kit and Kaboodle Mash

Wow, the sucess of the straight skirt has blown my mind. I’m loving that you are all loving the free pattern.  Remember to keep posting photos of the ones that you have made up because I LOVE seeing what you all sew, and the gorgeous fabrics you use ( I secretly drool over these as in NZ it is very hard to get nice knits). The person who sews the most skirts wins a pattern of their choice. Here are […]

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New release and hack

Well, I’ve been a bit slack with posting lately, I’ve had a few new releases that I’ve not blogged about, but anyway, I’m going to write about the new little shorts pattern I’ve just released last week.  they are a harem style and have a few different options like length, hem and pockets. First up is the length – they come in long length and a short length – the long length is perfect for a folded up cuff and […]

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Testing for Straight Stitch Designs

So recently I’ve had the honour of testing for Kimberly of Straight Stitch Designs. Her new tank pattern the GREENWOOD is everyday meets adventure, it is a very comfortable tank top with two back versions and a nice low wide front. It comes in sizes 0-24 and is nested in a way that allows for grading between sizes. I measured at a 6 chest, a 8 waist and a 10 hip so I graded accordingly.  Details instructions are given in the tutorial on […]

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Book Review

 I was lucky enough to be approached to review this gorgeous sewing pattern book by Yuki Araki,   Its available here on the Book Depository. When the book arrived I was enchanted by the soft cover, the beautiful photos and the amount of items that are included. There are so many options that you could easily use this book to sew your daughter a complete wardrobe. I love the page that, with one glance, you can see all that is included […]

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Kymy’s Dolman (Split Sleeve Tutorial)

 I have recently become OBSESSED with the Kymy’s Dolman Top by Everything Your Mama Made.  It has a huge size range, from XS – 5x plus a bonus of maternity.Oh and I have to mention, if you use the right sort of knit this top is very breastfeeding friendly. Buy your pattern here I love how it has transformed me from a frumpy mummy to a stylish mummy within a matter of days.  I now have 5 of these tops […]

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{Pattern Tour} Kenzie’s Party Dress

BLOG TOUR DATES: 2/14 My 3 LittleKiwis 2/15 Calm & Carrion 2/16 >Confessions of a Barefoot Housewife 2/17 PiePie Designs 2/18 bebelambs 2/19 Crafty Biggers 2/20 The Berry Bunch 2/21 Sunflower Circle I was so super duper excited to be picked to be part of the Kenzie’s Party Dress Pattern Tour.  I’ve admired, and wanted it since Kymy released it. Kymy’s blog is called everythingyourmamamade and you can purchase this awesome pattern here.  This pattern comes in two groupings ~ Infant NB-4y […]

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An amazing review and a giveaway too!

I just have to tell you about this awesome new blog that has just been started up by one of my very valued testers.  Rebekah goes far beyond the “normal requirements” of a tester and creates absolutly STUNNING pieces using my patterns.   Here are just a smattering of the gorgeous creations she has made using my patterns. Anyways I digress on her amazing quality sewing and photography…she has just started up her blog RebekahSews (which she does ‘oh sew well’) […]

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