Buying Tracing/Drafting Paper on a Budget

Welcome everyone to another Crumpets, Tea, and Sewing blog post! In today's post I will share my experience with drafting paper and the four affordable drafting papers I'm currently using for my sewing projects! When I first started tracing and drafting my pattern pieces, I was under the impression that I could only use professional … Continue reading Buying Tracing/Drafting Paper on a Budget


Simplicity 8609 Pattern Review & Progress on Moving

Hello my friends! Welcome to another Crumpets, Tea, & sewing Blog Post. Today I will be doing a Pattern Review of Simplicity 8609  view E, the pleated skirt. It has been too long since my last blog post. Unfortunately, I am still not in a place, physical or emotionally, where I can work on my … Continue reading Simplicity 8609 Pattern Review & Progress on Moving

Thrifty Finds & Spring Hiatus

Hello my friends! First, I want to thank all of you for the support and feedback on previous posts. I regret that it has taken me so long to write another blog post. There are a lot of upcoming major changes for my family. My husband and I made the decision to move to the … Continue reading Thrifty Finds & Spring Hiatus

Tips for Mending Cuts in Fabric!

If you have been following me on social media, you know that I recently experienced a horrific accident that involved my three year-old son, a pair of thread snips, and a lovely red sheath dress. You can read more about that here! The short of it . . . he made all sorts of cuts … Continue reading Tips for Mending Cuts in Fabric!

Spring 2018 Pattern Haul

Go get some of these amazing new spring 2018 patterns! Sales end soon!Hello my friends! Today, I went to my local Joann Fabrics store and picked up some lovely commercial patterns. Hardcore sewing enthusiasts are quite aware of the AMAZING sales that Hobby Lobby and Joann Fabrics have on sewing patterns. The .99 cent, $1.99, … Continue reading Spring 2018 Pattern Haul

Scissors, Tears, and a Three Year-Old

My greatest nightmare just came to pass! I honestly feel like someone just played a practical joke on me while at the same time taking a metaphorical knife and cutting my already bleeding heart! I know this sentence is more than dramatic; however, the situation is just that... overly dramatic! My three-year old son mysteriously … Continue reading Scissors, Tears, and a Three Year-Old

Make Nine 2018

Hello my friends! Welcome! Today, I am sharing my Make Nine 2018 sewing projects' list. This blog site wasn't up and running until the end of January 2018, that's why I am just now making this post on the 2nd of February. Since I want to focus on building a vintage wardrobe, I have decided … Continue reading Make Nine 2018

January Makes 2018

Hello my friends! Welcome to Crumpets, Tea, & Sewing. Today, I am blogging about my January sewing makes. January is a very tough month for me to start sewing projects. It is the beginning of the year; you're reminded throughout the month that making New Year's Resolutions is something everyone should strive for. Although I … Continue reading January Makes 2018

My February 2018 Plans

My sewing plans for the month of February includes redrafting and hacking a few commercial patterns, and making a few vintage pieces and lingerie for Valentine's Day. I know! It is a pretty tall order, especially since the Valentine's Day makes need to be done by the 14th. With any luck, I will start many … Continue reading My February 2018 Plans