Making Your Pattern: "Digitizing your Pattern"

Quick reminder that the To The Line Knock off pattern is available to print HERE on my Scribd shalf.  I should mention that if made as is would result in a dress sized “4”. I think the majority of people who have asked me questions about making patterns have asked how I make my patterns […]

Making Your Own Pattern: Part 1

Oh dear what a doozy of a week we have had. A horrible stomach flu went through our family. I guess it was nice in that we all had it on separate days? Which basically meant there was a constant stream of towels and sheets to the laundry. When I finally came down with it? […]

Daisy Maisy Dress

Pattern I am almost done compiling everything to move forward on the Toe the Line series but while you are waiting…… Also, I left it in the comments but wanted to make sure the people who wanted to know weren’t left hangin’. Evie’s jeans in the last post were from Zara Kids. If you are […]

Color My Summer: The Baby in Red

Of course we have to continue Evie’s wardrobe (there are just a few more items ha!). I have been waiting and waiting to do this project for Color My Summer over at Kojo Designs! I have to say this has absolutely been one of my favorite series to be a part of. Stopping by every […]

Measuring Yourself Correctly

I am so excited that there was such a great response!!! I hope it is okay but I have gone ahead and made a pattern for the “Toe The Line” dress. I will be sharing it as soon as I finish using pieces of it for the “create a digital pattern” tutorial. That way you […]

How did she do that?

I have recieved lots and lots of emails asking questions about how I make patterns. They run the gammut from how do I knock off a dress to how do I make the actual digital pattern. Toe The Line by Shabby Apple I have been answering these q’s one at a time until I today […]

Sea Glass Tunic

I promise only a few items of house keeping today: 1. Not only was I crazy excited about being on Grossgrain, but Evie’s Bali Bliss outift was also on UCreate! That is like being on Oprah and The Martha Stewart show in one week for me ha! Thanks ladies for taking the time to mention […]

Going Green

Sorry for the lack of posts this week. Believe me it wasn’t by choice. We have had a series of long city wide power outages here on the island. Thank heavens the Embassy pays for us to have a generator, so while I think it is mildly annoying to have my sewing machine suddenly turn […]

Sailing Away….

I took the entire weekend off for Mothers Day so if you are waiting for an email I promise I will get on it Hope yours was absolutely lovely and filled with glittered covered cards from your kiddos! To celebrate Mothers day my friend Jeanne organized a sailing trip! I was really excited because this […]

Maternity High Waisted Skirt at Be Sweet

Amanda over at Be Sweet is doing a fantastic week full of Mothers day inspired crafts! I was so excited when she asked me to participate. I needed something to get me in the Mothers day mood… okay to actually remind me that Mothers day was this weekend. It is really hard to keep track […]