Category Archives: Tutorials

UPDATED: Craftsy Sewing Classes Sale, Today Only!

UPDATE: Apparently it appears that there is some sort of glitch with some browsers :(. In IE 10 it shows up with 64 sewing classes on sale… But Google Chrome is only showing me 1… And finally the windows IE … Continue reading

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Princess Seam Full Bust Adjustment (FBA) Tutorial

Earlier this year I got a chance to help out Hayley of Mouse House Creations with her Ladies Caroline Dress.  Hayley herself is petite with average proportions.  So when her testers with larger busts were having fit issues I knew what … Continue reading

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Extracting .PDF Zip Files in Windows 8

Due to customer request I love offering bundle packs of many of my patterns!  Unfortunately Craftsy’s platform only allows one file to be uploaded so designers with patterns that have more then 1 .pdf file have to zip them all … Continue reading

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Pattern Revolution ‘Stalking’ Stocking Contest

Have you heard about the Stalking Contest over at Pattern Revolution? It’s a creative sewing and design challenge anyone can enter; even the pattern you need to get started is FREE. You can read all the details HERE, but all … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Fabric Tube Necklace – GREAT Natural Teething Necklace

We have not reinvented the wheel, fabric tube necklaces have been around for years using anything for cotton balls, Styrofoam, plastic, wood & glass beads or even marbles!  Recently my friend Trisha from Sweet ‘n’ Sassy Girls shared a finished necklace … Continue reading

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TUTORIAL: Rockin’ Zombie ~ Distressed Reverse Applique

The twins were really excited this year when I told them that they could design & help make shirts for the first day of school.  They got some fun and BRIGHT shoes and wanted something trendy & mama wanted it … Continue reading

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Kymy & Carlie’s Dolman Tops ~ Long Sleeve Tutorial

Due to popular demand I decided to give a long sleeve fall version of the Kymy’s Dolman Top a try and I LOVE how it turned out.  I got this teal sweater knit on sale from Fabric.com for less then … Continue reading

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Re-vamped FREE NICU Friendly Smock Pattern

One of the most popular draws to http://www.everythingyourmamamade.com over the last for years has been my free NICU Friendly Smock Pattern.  By popular demand I have gotten around to professional digitizing it AND not just in the 1 original ‘one … Continue reading

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The Perfect Fitted Cap Sleeve Tee from iCandy (link to free pattern/tutorial)

Recently on Pinterest I fell in love with ‘The Perfect Fitted Cap Sleeve Tee’ from iCandy. It is a cute simple tee that can easily remain causal, layered or dressed up!   Depending on the colors you use it can … Continue reading

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Upcycling is for Boys too!

I know upcycled dresses are all over for girls, but what about those boys?  As a mom of 2 boys it can be hard at times to find cute boy patterns that age appropriate yet school worthy for my 7.5yr … Continue reading

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