Cher Skirt Pattern Hack Series: How to Add a Flounce

Hey friends! I'm back with another fun skirt hack for you! This time I took inspiration from a really popular mini skirt style this fall: a flounced mini! The flounce adds a girly touch to the mini skirt and keeps things playful and casual. I found several inspiration styles to work from and got to…

2019 Color of the Year: Fabric Inspiration

Hey friends!!! I am soooo excited for the Pantone Color of the Year for 2019: Living Coral. As a child, I grew up loving the color pink! Everything was pink, pink, pink. But as I am getting older (so gracefully, if I could add), my color taste has become a bit more refined and I…

One Thimble Tour 20: Miss Camila Kaftan

I can't believe it's time for another fantastic issue of One Thimble Sewing E-Zine. If you've been a long-time reader of Lily Shine Creates, you will have followed our sewing adventures with some really incredible One Thimble patterns over the last several years. Issue 20 is jam packed with adorable summer sewing patterns, informative and…

Self Care with Cricut {Blog Tour} & Knit Headband Tutorial

Hey friends! If you read my post from last month about some new habits I'm taking on this year, you would know by now that I'm a huge advocate for some good, quality self-care so when Jessica reached out asking for bloggers to join her self-care with Cricut tour...it was a definitely yes from me! If…

2017 in Review and a Look Ahead at 2018

2017 was a huge year for my muses and I! We started designing for Violette Field Threads and have been so thrilled to be a part of such an incredible team! I thought it would be fun to look at some highlights of 2017 and then get a glimpse at what's coming next in 2018! My debut…

Friday Favorites: Holiday Fabrics and Patterns

I am sure most of you have gotten a pretty good start on your holiday sewing but just in case...I thought I would share with you what Holiday prints are trending and some great patterns to pair with your new fabrics! Let's first talk fabric trends for this Holiday season: Nutcrackers. Yes, classic and quirky-…

Loli Dress {One Thimble Issue 14}

Hey all!!! If you’ve been following my blog for quite some time (did you notice the name change?!?!), you know by now that I have insane love and adoration of Jen and the One Thimble sewing ezine. Every issue is jam packed with super trendy and fun patterns, incredible articles written to inspire and inform…