The Field Research Pants- #boysbundleUP Promo

These are the most amazing pair of pants I've ever made! Let me be honest, I don't really ever make pants. But when I do, they better be awesome like these with zip off option, cargo and back pockets, faux fly, flat front and of course made with some really unreasonable material like dupioni silk!…

Easy Softie Pattern- Kenzie’s First Sewing Project

If you haven't already subscribed to One Thimble e-zine, you are certainly missing out! I am more than thrilled to be a part of their special promotions team and this new issue is one that is a must have! I love the variety of patterns- boys, girls, babies, and now even toys! I have sewn up three new…

Savoring Summer- a Pop Pop Holder Tutorial

In my house, popsicles are a way of life for the summertime. They are consumed in the morning, noon and night! They can be eaten before a meal, during a meal, or after a meal. No rules, just pop pop! Being such a tough little cookie, I don't mind how cold my hands get while…

Ship Shape with Blaverry Patterns

I recently had the opportunity to sew up some patterns for a special review team for Pattern Revolution. One of the reviewers had posted a link to a new pattern shop, Blaverry Patterns, and the entire group went ga-ga for the trendy, clean look of the entire collection. I was privileged with the chance to try out…

The fastest, most twirly-cute skirt ever!

There is something magical that happens when a sweet, little girl puts on a skirt. From early age on, there is this intrinsic need to twirl a skirt out and awe at its flowy swirl. When Little Lizard King patterns came out with the Take 5 skirt pattern, it was exactly what the Twirl Doctor ordered! This…

The 50th State Fair!

Each year, the Aloha Stadium hosts a state fair on Oahu that boasts of carnival rides, interesting shows and enjoyable carnival food. This year happened to be the 50th anniversary of the fair, and many local photographers set out to capture the excitement and nostalgia. Hailey Faria, of Hailey Faria Photography and I put our heads together…