A Christmas Sullivan Dress

sullivan dress

Today marks the first of one of my favorite group of posts of the year – my kids’ Christmas outfits! Every Christmas I love to take photos of my kids (I let my husband and myself off the hook and we take family photos in the summer), and it’s always fun to see how the kids have changed from year to year. This year I’m starting with the dress I made for Hattie using our Sullivan Dress Pattern.

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Black Friday Mega Pattern Sale!

Hey guys! I hope everyone is having a great weekend, and that my American friends are enjoying Thanksgiving with friends and family! Whether you’re American or not, we all have a reason to celebrate, as all PDF patterns in the Sew Much Ado Shop are 50% with code THANKS16 through Monday, November 28th!

Thanks for sewing with my patterns and visiting this blog! Happy sewing!


See Kate Sew Doll Fabric

See Kate Sew Doll Fabric Last month l I was able to help a with service project making fleece blankets for the Seattle Children’s Hospital Oncology Unit. It was a great event, and we were able to make and tie over 80 blankets for those precious kids! Along with making the blankets, we collected toys to donate as well. I knew I wanted to sew something special to donate, and the timing was perfect as Kate from See Kate Sew sent me some of her newly released Doll Fabric to play with!

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How to Distress Jeans Tutorial

how to distress jeans tutorialFall has arrived, and it feels great to trade in shorts for sweaters, jackets, and jeans! One of the hottest denim trends right now is distressed jeans, and I’m a big fan! Today I’m sharing a how to distress jeans tutorial, and you’ll spending a fraction of what you’d pay in a retail store! [Read more…]

Adult Mermaid Tail Blanket Free Pattern

adult mermaid tail free pattern

Blanket tails are a popular trend right now, and they’re a great way to keep you toasty on even the coolest evenings! Today I’m sharing an Adult Mermaid Tail Blanket Free Pattern, because why should kids have all the fun?! [Read more…]