sewing the Sandhill Joggers in chambray
Collabs | Fabric | Patterns

Dinosaur Joggers for the Baby Man (Minerva Ambassador Project!)

Right after my sweet baby boy was born in 2021, Andrea of ThimbleLamb kindly gifted me a couple of her sewing patterns for children that she thought might suit my little ones. It was a true act of kindness, and while I will admit this was my first introduction to her brand, she asked nothing of me except to enjoy the patterns if I felt they were right for my babies! I was in a little bit of a postpartum cloud at that time, and while I was still sewing, I was also very behind on some collaborations and my own ideas of things I wanted to sew, and therefore wasn’t able to make any immediate plans to sew up either pattern.

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sewing a fibre mood alice pullover in BF French Terry
Fabric | Patterns

My first 2022 “Monthly Make My Stash” Sew!

At the end of each year, I like to make a little plan for what I might want to make in the upcoming year. I love planning and list making, and I find this has been a fun way to motivate myself! The first couple of years that I did this, I did the classic “Make Nine” plan, and I found that after some time I would find my style or wardrobe needs changing in a way that made the ideas I’d first had not applicable, or I’d find that rather than searching within the things I already had, I’d use a pattern choice on my Make Nine list as an excuse to buy more fabric!

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