soho maxi dress

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Our favorite designer, Mandalynn of Striped Swallow Designs recently released a new pattern, The Soho Maxi Dress. I was fortunate to get to test this pattern, and we are absolutely OBSESSED with this dress! I love every single detail aboutit, and I am SO glad I tested! I was actually wanting to make it knee… 

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diy fabric storage bins

diy doily shorts from wildflowers + whimsy

A couple years ago, my sister and I went to a local thrift shop and got a ton of jeans for $2 each. We made ourselves 11 pairs of blue jean shorts for $22. this was one of my favorites. This pair was one of my favorites. Aren’t they cute! Anyway, being the fabric hoarder… 

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finding my niche…

Five years ago, I started this blog after having taught myself to sew. Every time someone saw something I’d made, I’d get the same comment: “I could never do that.” Sure, they all said it different ways, But that was the jist.  And, it broke my heart. Not because these women couldn’t sew, but because I spent… 

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coachella shorts by striped swallow designs

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A couple weeks ago, I had the pleasure of testing Striped Swallow Designs’ very first pattern. I was so so excited. It’s my first time ever being a pattern tester! And my first time making shorts. These are so quick and easy to sew, and the results are just adorable.     Mandalynn did such a… 

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