Spring Sewing with Nature’s Fabrics
After a very long sewing break, relocating our family half way across the U.S., buying a home in the country, raising backyard chickens, starting a home-based business with my husband, and having a fourth child, I have finally made it back to The Mindful Sewist with a new blog post. Phew! Life has been hectic, wild and adventurous. I am not exaggerating at all when I say that the last two years have been a whirlwind of change and surprises. This is true in some way or another for most people around the world I’m sure considering the times we’re in, but looking back I am awed and grateful. Life…
Intrepid Boiler Suit Review
Boy, do I feel intrepid in this one. Ha! This is the Intrepid Boiler Suit Pattern by Alice & Co Patterns and it was such a fun make.
Pinnacle Hearts Peppermint
The new and free Peppermint Wrap Skirt Peppermint Magazine has released yet another amazing "free" pattern. You can expect all of the skilled drafting and precise instruction that go hand-in-hand with In the Folds patterns because that’s who drafts them. That’s right, Emily from In the Folds creates “free” patterns in conjunction with Peppermint Magazine 'cause she’s a saint with style.
First Post with African Wax for #SEWWAXLYRICAL
By Hand London Anna/Christine Haynes Emery Dress Hack in African Wax Print FTW Heeelllloooooo!!! I’m so excited to be here. I’ve been considering starting a blog for years and what better way to begin this new endeavor than with a super colorful dress! Using blogs as a resource for learning my sewing craft has been invaluable to me. I really hope this can be a space to offer the same kind of support to others. I’d be lying if I said that this wasn’t a challenging task! Daaannngggg, creating a blog is hard! As I’m sure you’ll understand, I am not a very technical minded person (unlike my parter–opposites attract,…