McCall’s M9008 Pattern Review & Homecoming Dress Reveal

Hello my friends! This past weekend my daughter went to her high school's homecoming dance. She wanted to wear a dress that she could dance in. So she asked me to make her a nice dress for the homecoming dance. But she also had very specific ideas of what she wanted in a homecoming "dance" … Continue reading McCall’s M9008 Pattern Review & Homecoming Dress Reveal

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Pattern Review: Simplicity 8769

Hello my friends! Welcome to another Crumpets, Tea, and Sewing blog post! Today, I will be doing a pattern review of the Simplicity Pattern 8769. It's a renaissance coat costume that I made for my daughter. She will be wearing this as a Halloween Costume this year. Pattern Description: The Simplicity 8769 pattern features a … Continue reading Pattern Review: Simplicity 8769

Pattern Review | See & Sew B6437

Hello all my wonderful friends! I know I don't post often here, but I try to at least post something once a month. Today, I want to share with you a pattern review of this See & Sew B6437 pattern that I've made several times. This pattern has become my new "go to" pattern for … Continue reading Pattern Review | See & Sew B6437

Pattern Review: Butterick B6318

Hello my friends! Thank you for stopping by my little meager blog and reading my posts! Today, I am sharing my thoughts and review of the Butterick B6318 pattern. This is a 1960s retro pattern, and it is very easy! So easy that a beginner, who has had no experience in sewing whatsoever, can sew … Continue reading Pattern Review: Butterick B6318

Pattern Review: Simplicity 1278 & 8242

Hello my friends! I know it has been a while since I last updated this blog. My apologies! My family and I finally got settled into our new home here in Hermiston, Oregon. we are truly grateful and thankful to be more fully established. Now that I have my sewing room back, I have plans … Continue reading Pattern Review: Simplicity 1278 & 8242

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