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The 2020 Handmade Gift Guide: Little Humans

The 2020 Handmade Gift Guide: Little Humans

The holidays are going to look a little different this year, and while we may not be able to get together with all of our friends and family, that...
Pattern Review: Ikatee Brooklyn Jumpsuit

Pattern Review: Ikatee Brooklyn Jumpsuit

I don't know about you, but October has not been the best month around here. There have been one or two bright spots, however, and this finished...
Our Favourite Sewing Patterns for Babies and Kids

Our Favourite Sewing Patterns for Babies and Kids

  Whether you're sewing for your own kids, your grandkids, your friends' kids, or your nieces and nephews, finding great patterns for the little on...
25 Patterns That Use 1 Metre or Less of Fabric

25 Patterns That Use 1 Metre or Less of Fabric

Have you ever wondered what you can make with the short pieces of fabric in our bolt ends section? Or ended up with a bunch of leftover fabric aft...
10 Low Stress Sewing Patterns and Projects

10 Low Stress Sewing Patterns and Projects

  I think we can all agree that these are stressful times. While some choose to dive head first into challenging new projects in order to ease the...
Our Favourite Sewing Patterns For Spring

Our Favourite Sewing Patterns For Spring

Spring is just around the corner and I think it's safe to say that I think we're all itching to ditch the heavy winter layers and soak up the sun...
Fashion Inspiration: Merchant & Mills Tottorri Plain White Seersucker Cotton

Fashion Inspiration: Merchant & Mills Tottorri Plain White Seersucker Cotton

  The Fabric: Merchant & Mills Tottorri Plain White Seersucker  Why We Love It: This bright white Japanese seersucker just screams summer to ...
My Make Nine Pattern Picks for 2020

My Make Nine Pattern Picks for 2020

It's a new year, and while I don't generally make resolutions, I have set an intention for the year to challenge myself more. One of the ways I w...
Holiday Gift Guide for the Established Sewist (who already has it all)

Holiday Gift Guide for the Established Sewist (who already has it all)

We've covered what to get the beginner sewist on your holiday list, and we've covered what to get for the junior sewist, but what the heck do you...
Holiday Gift Guide for the Junior Sewist

Holiday Gift Guide for the Junior Sewist

Do you have a mini sewist in your life? Don't know what to get them for the holidays? Well have no fear because we've got you covered! Here are 5...
Holiday Gift Guide for the Beginner Sewist

Holiday Gift Guide for the Beginner Sewist

With Black Friday just a little over a week away it's time to start thinking about getting your holiday shopping started! To help you out, we've ...
Pattern Review: Fons en Sien Dress from WISJ

Pattern Review: Fons en Sien Dress from WISJ

Once upon a time, sewing for my daughter was a dream. The projects were quick and satisfying, they were always cute, and best of all, she always wo...