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…

I’m a Barbie Girl: the Molly Pattern by Made for Mermaids

  I recently had the privilege of testing this super cute new dress pattern for Made for Mermaids. I love all her patterns and have tested more than a handful of them! She has a great selection of Everyday Princess patterns that are just top notch! If you like what you see, click on over to purchase the…

The Sweet{est}heart Dress by Little Lizard King

Today I'm on a super fab blog tour with Little Lizard King Patterns to share my take on the amazing Sweetheart Dress pattern. If you are a fellow sewist, you will definitely want to read on...I have an exciting tutorial to add just one more level of cuteness to this pattern! But, first, let's go over how…

2 BIG ANNOUNCEMENTS: Elsa Inspired Dress WINNER and a SUPER SALE!

What an exciting post, right?!?!?! I bet you all are on pins and needles waiting to see if you were the lucky winner of the Lily Shine Boutique Elsa inspired dress, Springtime 'Delle!! Well I won't keep you waiting much longer...but...I just HAVE to first thank you all for entering, sharing, tagging, liking, commenting your sweet Frozen-loving hearts…