Quilting with the Cricut Maker + Riley Blake: Getting Started

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine. Read on to see how I used my Cricut Maker to make quilting more fun and easy!

Quilting with Cricut Maker and Riley Blake

You know I’ve been having a lot of fun with my Cricut Maker lately, but today’s project opens up a whole new (amazing!!) arena for Cricut + sewing projects! I used my Cricut Maker and a Riley Blake Quilt Kit and pattern (all found on Cricut’s website) to make an adorable baby quilt, and it was the most fun I’ve had quilting in quite some time! Today I’m going to walk you through the steps to get started on your own Cricut Maker + Riley Blake Designs quilt, and in the coming weeks I’ll walk you through the next stages of cutting and sewing. Ready to get started quilting with the Cricut Maker? [Read more…]

Bellamy Nightgown to Girl’s Sundress Pattern Hack

Girls Dress Pattern

When I say Bellamy Nightgown pattern “hack,” I’m using that term very loosely, hehe. It turns out that it didn’t take much of a hack to make it into a little girl’s dress pattern for Hattie, and today I’m going to share the details with you! [Read more…]

Boy’s Bow Tie Pattern with Cricut + Simplicity

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine. Read on to see how I joined forces with Cricut + Simplicity to sew a Boy’s Bow Tie Pattern!

Boy Bow Tie Pattern

What is it about a boy in a bow tie? I don’t get to sew for my boys as often as I used to (I just can’t handle seeing holes in handmade pant knees), so today’s project was extra fun for me. I used Cricut + Simplicity’s Boy’s Bow Tie Pattern to create the perfect floral bow tie for Weston, and after dreaming up this photo shoot, bribed him just enough to go along with it. [Read more…]

Girl’s Backpack Pattern with Cricut + Simplicity

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine. Read on to learn how I used my Cricut Maker and a Simplicity Pattern to sew a Girl’s Backpack Pattern without doing any of the cutting myself!
 Girl's Backpack PatternYou know that to say I’m a fan of little backpacks would be an understatement ;). I’ve offered a number of free backpack patterns on this blog, from a heart shape to a unicorn, a bunny, and even a cat backpack! It was fun to sew a backpack that I didn’t create the pattern for myself this time around though! I sewed up this backpack pattern thanks to Cricut + Simplicity – with a Simplicity pattern found on Cricut Design Space it was easy and such a fun new experience for me. [Read more…]

Free Baby Patterns {the Best List!}

Looking for the best list of free baby patterns? You’ve come to the right place!

Free Baby Patterns

Whether it’s for a gift or for my own little ones, sewing for babies has always been one of my very favorite things! Something about tiny baby items are just irresistible, and they’re so fun to sew! Today I’m sharing the best list of Free Baby Patterns that I’ve found online so you can make them yourself! [Read more…]