Becoming Mom

This is my first Mother’s Day. The most important role of my life, and it’s a dramatic one. This is still (mostly) a sewing blog, so I’ve sprinkled two cute projects into this post, but I’d also like to reflect on the last four months. If you’ll indulge me… Before I had my daughter, I … Continue reading Becoming Mom

Ruffle-Sleeve Top

Today I bring you a pattern that isn’t for babies (surprise!). There will definitely be more of those in the future, but I’ve also been sewing some things for myself. This beautiful Ruffle-Sleeve Top is actually a free pattern — and if that doesn’t sell you on it, read on for more gushing. I’m currently … Continue reading Ruffle-Sleeve Top

Petite Pinafores

I never planned for this to become a baby clothing blog, and I don’t *think* it has, but I can’t stop making absurdly cute outfits. Pinafores have had a bit of a resurgence thanks to The Queen’s Gambit. These definitely aren’t Queen’s Gambit pinafores — more like baby Dorothy pinafores. I’m very into it. See? … Continue reading Petite Pinafores

Figuring Out Knits

I’m not afraid to admit that I’m terrified of knit fabric. Cotton is so stable and solid — the edges meet nicely, my needles behave with it and it isn’t complicated. Knits, on the other hand, have never seemed to like me. They slip around, are temperamental with even the best stretch needles… I could … Continue reading Figuring Out Knits

Comforts of Home

Today marks day 56 of social distancing, quarantining and staying safe at home. I’m thankful for so many things right now, but this time hasn’t been easy. I’ve been finding comfort in little things that I have control over: delicious food, a cozy space and making all the things. Are you even in quarantine if … Continue reading Comforts of Home