DIY Christmas Stocking Pattern – Free!

How to Make a Christmas Stocking

If you’re like me, and a week before Christmas you realize that you’ve once again slacked on getting those new stockings made, today’s post is for you! A peek waaay back in this blog reminded me that our previous stockings were made in 2009, when we only had 2 kids! So my little girls have been borrowing Joel and I’s stockings their entire lives (complete with our initials) – until now! Cause better late than never? So today I’m teaching you how to make stockings for Christmas, and sharing a DIY Christmas stocking pattern (free!) and tutorial with you that you can use to make your own and be sooo on the ball like I am this year. [Read more…]

Free Women’s Cowl Neck Hoodie Pattern

Women's Cowl Neck Hoodie Pattern Free

If I had to choose one clothing item to wear daily (other than the, ahem, essentials), it would definitely be a hoodie. One of my favorite things about the weather starting to get chilly in the Fall is pulling out my favorites to add back into my wardrobe rotation! I had one RTW hoodie (two actually – in different colors because I loved them so much) that I wore non-stop last year, until they pilled passed the level of public acceptance. Times like this remind how awesome it is to know how to sew and draft patterns – I used the old hoodie as a base and tweaked it from there to get my new favorite cowl neck hoodie. And since I’m guessing some of you love hoodies as much as I do, I’m sharing this Free Women’s Cowl Neck Hoodie Pattern with you all today so you can fill your closet with them too! [Read more…]

Free Lip Purse Pattern + Tutorial

Free Lip Purse Pattern + Tutorial

As you might guess, bag sewing is one of my favorite things to do. Bags are so fun to make, and I love the way they come together in (at least theory), perfect symmetry. I know that many of you love sewing bags too! Our Airdrie Bag Pattern is among the most popular of all the patterns in our shop, and I love sewing bags for both myself and my little ones (insert comment about unhealthy toddler backpack addiction here…). Today I’m sharing this fun new Free Lip Purse Pattern + Tutorial and hope you enjoy sewing it as much as I did! [Read more…]

Knee Patch Baby Pants Free Pattern with the Cricut Maker

Baby Pants Free Sewing Pattern

Hi creative friends! Last week I shared love for my newest sewing toy (although toy definitely doesn’t do the Cricut Maker justice!), and as promised, today I’m sharing a Knee Patch Baby Pants Free Pattern, sponsored by Cricut, that you can use to make your own sweet pants! [Read more…]

Free Girl’s Ruffle Sleeve Dress Pattern

Free Girl's Dress Pattern

As promised, I’m sharing a free pattern for the second of my two girl’s Christmas dresses today (you can find the first, Hattie’s dress, here and how I styled and photographed all of my kids’ Christmas outfits together here). Read on to get our Free Girl’s Ruffle Sleeve Dress Pattern! [Read more…]