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The best fabrics for newborn baby photography

Newborn baby photography is incredibly popular with parents, capturing beautiful memories they can hold onto forever. Taking creative and professional pictures with a newborn is quite an art and one that requires carefully selected props and backdrops to add depth to the photos and get a more personal experience. Fabrics are often featured in newborn photography and are great for creating a soft, relaxing environment for the baby to drift off Read More...

Inventory Update – Special Occasion!

Good Morning! I’ve finally finished updating the “Sequin” & “Jumbo Floral” sections of our Special Occasion Fabrics. We have a very large selection of beautiful sparkly, ruffely, & flowey fabrics, perfect for every occasion. I have broken the “Sequin” category down into smaller collections. Get a quick intro to each collection below! Floral Sequin We have this beautiful floral sequin mesh that comes in a variety of colors. Each design features multi colored sequins sewn into a large floral pattern over a sheer Read More...

Inventory Update!

Inventory Update! Hello Everyone! As I am sure you’ve noticed that I have fallen waaaaay behind on our Create This Look Posts! I wanted to let all ya’ll know that I haven’t just been slacking off. I have in fact been doing inventory! For those of you who have had the pleasure of visiting our storefront, you can appreciate what a monstrous task this is! Here’s an example for those who live to far away to visit us. As you can see saying we Read More...

Create This Look – Crepe Gauze – Denim

Happy Monday Everyone! I just finished updating our crepe gauze inventory & eventhough its still pretty cold I felt inspired to share this dress with you. This weeks inspiration dress is called “Window Shopping Chic Dress” from ModCloth. Unfortunately ModCloth no longer has this dress. I guess it was popular.   Admittedly this is a pretty summery dress, but like I said I recently updated the gauze, so it seemed appropriate. I chose the denim crepe gauze because it is very Read More...

Free Bag Patterns for Back To School

School is getting back in session and with school time comes the toting around of all the school supplies, sports equipment, lunches and more. Thankfully the internet is full of free bag patterns for any need you might have! I’ve rounded up a few of them below. Sports Bags These bags would be great for toting all that sports equipment and would pair nicely with our canvas solids and prints: Duffle Tote Duffle Tote (pictured above) by Weekend Designer Water Bottle Holder by Artzy Creations Overnight Duffel Read More...

Coachella Shorts for Summer

Locally, where we are, high temperatures have broken past 100 degrees and it doesn’t look to be coming down any time soon. If you’re looking for some quick comfy shorts to make to survive the heat where you are, you’ll want to check out the Coachella shorts pattern by Striped Swallow Designs for both women and girls! For my first pair, I used some of our Denim Chambray with hot pink jumbo rick rack. All of our denim chambray fabrics are just $3.99/yard!  Trim suggestions Read More...

Chambray – YAY!

Did you see all the new Chambray fabrics we added to the site last week!? Chambray is one of my absolute favorite fabrics. It brings all the benefits of denim, but with a softer hand. It has the elegance of linen with a casual weekend feel. Here is some inspiration for putting our Chambray fabrics to work! Chambray makes a great neutral in quilting and bag projects. Check out this great bag pattern by Elizabeth Hartman And this Perfect Prism Quilt Pattern Read More...

Featured on SewCanShe.com

Check it out!!! SewCanShe.com featured our fabric in her latest post! Unfortunately we are out of the fabric she used, but we have many more prints that would look great with the pattern. Thank you Caroline! Read More...

Sewing Ideas for Easter

Easter is a great time to break out the springy prints, florals & Dotted Swiss and celebrate the new season with a new outfit! Last year I made my daughter the Lorelei Dress Pattern from EBethDesigns. The pattern also comes in Women’s Sizes! This year, however, I have plans for a patchwork style maxi dress, the Bloomshine Maxi from Pink Fig Designs. There are so many great girls dress patterns it’s hard to choose! But that’s what’s so great about handmade clothing – last year classic, Read More...

Sewing Resolutions

January is typically one of the times during the year when we think about what we did last year and make plans for the new year. One of the more fun types of resolutions to make are Sewing Resolutions!  Do you want to learn a new skill this year or return to a hobby you had to give up for a season? Here are some links to help you along with your 2015 Sewing Goals! How to Choose Your Thread All About (Machine) Read More...