Help me save on textile waste

Help me save 2500kg of textile waste from going to landfill [and a great cardigan pattern]

I sew A. LOT. and although I would like to say it was, by no stretch of the imagination is everything I make up-cycled, zero waste or otherwise sustainable or eco-conscious.  There are some occasions though, where it just makes sense to take the eco option. Picture this: You are shopping for sweater knits. You…

Higher waist swim bottoms for kids

High Waist Kids Swim Bottoms Hack [using our Pattern-for-pennies pattern]

If you are sewing up some swimwear for your kids you might want to check out my other kids swimwear posts: Sew… Some Stretchy Swimming caps [Pattern-for-pennies], Are freezer paper stencils possible on Lycra/Spandex??,  Super Summer Swim Bottoms [Pattern-for-pennies], and How to Sew $3 Rash Vests for Kids [Pattern-for-pennies]. But for today… high waist swim bottoms. Now I…

So… Who wants to pattern test for Hatchlings Patterns??

After weeks of drafting, digitizing and writing instructions, I am looking for sewing pattern road testers to test my newest pattern due for release shortly, this is my first ladies pattern (one for the mamas) so I need all new testers to put it through it’s paces.

So if it is about time you made yourself something (even if it is something practical 🙂 and you would love to put a new pattern to the test then keep reading: