sewing the Fireside Top
Collabs | Patterns

Ellie & Mac Fireside Top – Wacky Wednesday!!

I’m very excited to share this one with you guys, especially because this pattern is on SALE today! Even though it was almost 90’F in Dallas yesterday, I’m starting to get so excited about autumn. I’ve been collecting sweater knits for weeks now, and daydreaming about all of the great sweaters I want to make for this season. Sweaters, leggings, and booties are my go-to uniform this time of the year, and I love incorporating shades of crimson and turquoise in with the warm  neutrals of autumn. I’ve brought quite a few of these elements into the outfit for today’s post!

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sewing True Beauty
Fabric | Patterns

Ellie & Mac – True Beauty Dress

As my belly continues to grow, I find myself searching for sewing resources geared towards pregnant mama’s. Recently, this search led me to a great Facebook group geared towards ladies like me – sewists who don’t want to quit their hobby but find themselves in a much different shape than normal! One of my favorite finds within this group so far has been Ellie and Mac Patterns, an indie pattern company I’ve not heard of previously but that have lots of super cute and trendy patterns. Best of all, many of their knit patterns don’t even require a maternity hack to be baby bump friendly!! See how I got myself wedding guest ready, despite having nothing in my closet that fit!

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