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Brindille and Twig, Fabric, Featured Pattern, Handmade, Pants, Pattern, Sewing, Shorts -

This week I bring you a company feature is very special to my heart.   Brindille and Twig Pattern Company is essentially how I learned to sew clothing.  I actually started off sewing cloth diapers and then, of course, wanted to move into upcycling clothing.   Someone recommended Brindille and Twig as a great place to start and I was hooked!   The patterns are very easy to follow, have great instructions, and are of course adorable!  They even have videos for techniques that really helped me as a beginner.  Even now after sewing for years B&T is a go-to for me when sewing for my kiddos. ...

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Summer is coming which means swim fabric galore!  I know I bought a ton in the reprint round and am excited to snag more for retail! Generally, when we think of swim fabric, of course, we think about swimsuits.   Well did you know it's great for athletic wear too!?   Especially summertime athletic wear or leggings for warmer weather in general.     The reason I love swim fabric for athletic wear is that it's great for breathability in turn keeping you nice and cool.  It'll wick away moisture and not show sweat the way cotton lycra does.   It also has SPF built...

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Fabric and Pattern Giveaway

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As most of you know by now, Rockerbye Destash Fabrics has grown fast and furious!  About two years ago today Amber branched out from her main business Rockerbye Baby (Rock and Roll Baby apparel) and started Rockerbye Destash that we have all become addicted to.  The first custom prints she ran were Wilderness, Dragons, and Mermaids which are all of course still favorites!  Obviously, those brought people banging down the doors for more.  ( She was actually my first custom fabric purchase ever.  I blame her for where I am now ;))   12.5k people later Rockerbye Destash has become so much...

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helpful hints, how to, sewing, sewing tips, tips, tools, tricks -

So- I have only been sewing for about 3 years now.   Wow, that went fast!  But there are definitely some things I wish I had known about when I very first started.  I mean even to this day I learn something new that saves time and makes life easier.   So I gathered some of my sewing friends and we did some brainstorming to bring you some of our favorite things to hopefully help your life a little easier too.  This will have to be a multiple part blog as there are so many helpful things out there, but here are a...

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