Completely Custom Bikini Bottoms

I’ve never had more perfectly fitting bikini bottoms in my life, I’ll just say that. I got a wild hair to use the Apostrophe MyFit Underwear pattern to create my own bikini bottoms, after seeing so many styles of bikini bottoms but not wanting to buy 147 different patterns.

Alo-Inspired Yoga Wrap Top

Hey friends! I’m on the Ellie and Mac blog today sharing how I created this crop yoga sweater, inspired by an Alo top I saw at Nordstrom!

Black Lives Matter Resources

My heart breaks for our black friends. In my privileged life, I will admit that I didn’t know how much I didn’t know. In an effort to become a better ally, I have dove head first into as much research as I can, and have been led, to many great resources through the emotional labor of black sewists in the sewing communities I participate in on facebook. I’m hoping to compile and share those resources here so we (non-BPOC) can continue to learn, and make a conscious effort to change our ways, our systems, and our communities. We MUST do better.

AK Patterns Jumpsuit Mashup

Hey fellow sewing friends! I’m over on the AK Patterns blog today showing how to add inset sleeves to the gorgeous Abi Jumpsuit, by mashing it with their Sheona top.

New Pattern Review: Cavallo Leggings

Quick post today with deets and photos of the new Cavallo Leggings from Greenstyle Creations! I loved getting to test these new active wear leggings, and while they were originally inspired as horseback riding pants, they are great for so many other things! My favorite feature without a doubt is the fact that they have no inseam, and it just makes them insanely comfortable.

Sustainable Sewing – Recycled Fabrics

This prerogative is in large part why I am so excited to have been invited to be a strike sewist for Sew Dynamic Fabrics! Michelle is a custom fabric printer, who prints all of her custom athletics on Repreve Fabric. click here to read more about Repreve’s fabric, process, and specs.

Shattered Glass Athletic Set

I’ll start off by saying that this will be a fairly brief post just to sing the praises of the fabric and patterns I used, and how truly lovely it is when an outfit turns out even better than you expect because of the quality of the ingredients! I’ve shared this outfit in a few…

RTW Leggings Pocket Dupe

I know we’ve all seen the really cute Fabletics leggings with the crisscross back pocket that is so on trend right now! Of course I wanted to hack this, and the perfect pattern to do it is the Apostrophe my fit leggings because it basically includes the pieces needed!!

Braided Side Tank Hack

Hi friends! I’m so very excited to share this sewing pattern hack with you today! Using this amazing Drip Reaction fabric, I recreated this fun pinspiration athletic top.

My Dream Diaper Bag: Teddy Backpack Pattern Review

This beauty. A labor of love, and I don’t say it lightly! I’ve never been more proud of a sew, and am so glad I tried my hand at the Teddy Backpack, from RLR Creations. I hope this inspires you to try a pattern that you find intimidating, as you may just end up loving it more than you can even imagine!!