The First 2018 Project: Simplicity 8263
Its a new year and I have plenty of sewing projects to share with you. We are buried in snow here in Spokane, but not nearly as much as last winter. I definitely realized I needed more winter clothing since moving here, so I started with this cute cape. I’ve […]

The First 2018 Project: Simplicity 8263


Fabricista 5: Day to Night Look Mccalls 7476 & 7601
Friends, I need your help. Go vote for me: CLICK HERE and scroll to the bottom to vote! For this weeks challenge we had to make two different articles of clothing, that create a day to night look. I interpreted the challenge to be more of a style challenge, challenging us […]

Fabricista 5: Day to Night Look



Fabricista 5: Pencil Dress to Fit and Flare Dress
Week 2’s challenge included pattern hacking a basic pencil dress pattern into something more our own style. A pencil dress isn’t really my style at all. So I went for a few simple hacks that turned it into a really cute fit and flare dress for fall. The pattern, McCalls […]

Fabricista 5: Pencil Dress to Fit and Flare Dress


Friends! I entered a sewing competition for the month of September and it’s pretty amazing what the competitors are coming up with, starting with just 2 yards of white cotton. Although I didn’t win last weeks competition (this shirt) it was still a fun challenge. We were each sent 2 […]

Fabricista 5: White Cotton Challenge – Simplicity 8417



Our Backyard Chickens: A Year and a Half Later
This chicken update is for everyone that asks me about my backyard chickens, which is EVERYONE. We started off on our backyard chicken adventure a year and a half ago and this is a little update on our flock and how its going. If you are new around here and […]

Our Backyard Chickens: A Year and a Half Later


DIY Fall Wreath from the Dollar Tree - Less than $7 from LindsayBakerCo
Who doesn’t love fall? No one. Everyone loves fall. I can’t wait to enjoy fall in Spokane this year! Now I am not gonna go crazy with fall decor in my house (I’ll save the crazy for Christmas) but I did want a new wreath for my front door. The […]

DIY Fall Wreath from the Dollar Tree – Less than ...



Five Sewing Bloggers You Need to Be Following on Instagram
These are five of my favorite sewing bloggers and vloggers  you need to be following on Instagram. Their profiles are overflowing with information and inspiration for all kinds of different sewing projects. All of these pictures are directly from their respective  Instagrams. In no particular order: Hello Allie J – Allie […]

Five Sewing Bloggers You Need to Be Following on Instagram


No Sew Jean Skirt Update + Episode 3
A new Youtube video is up all about a no sew jean skirt refashion. I posted a schedule in my sidebar and so far I’m sticking to it. Every Tuesday there is a new video up on my Youtube channel. If you haven’t checked it out and you want to, […]

No Sew Jean Skirt Update + Episode 3



Not Sew Fun - McCalls 7185 Wrap Dress
My last project was literally made out of an old lady tablecloth, but this one kinda looks like it was made out of one too. I made this wrap dress with some thrifted fabric but unfortunately it didn’t turn out exactly how I wanted. I’m thinking I might try again […]

Not Sew Fun – McCalls 7185 Wrap Dress


Vintage Tablecloth to Tank Top Refashion + Youtube Video
It’s been a while since I’ve refashioned anything but I finally dove into my secret stash to make something new. I’ve been on a fabric-purchasing freeze for a while now. I’ve been trying to use up scraps and older cuts of fabric I’ve been hoarding. Every sewer has probably said […]

Vintage Tablecloth to Tank Top Refashion



Blue Gingham Peplum + M7571
Blue. Gingham. Peplum. Three of my favorites all wrapped up in one shirt. Since I am fabric busting I had to find a project for this adorable blue gingham fabric I picked up thrifting. I also noticed that I’ve been sewing a lot of dresses and not a lot of […]

Blue Gingham Peplum + M7571


Beach Ready Cover Up M7408 + Sandpoint Idaho
I was searching for a tunic pattern for forever, when I came across McCall’s 7408. I knew I had the perfect amount of this blue fabric to make the pattern happen. It turned out to a great cover up for summer.  *This post contains affiliate links. Lindsay Baker Co. receives […]

Beach Ready Cover Up M7408