Charity Sewing Round Up

Charity Sewing Round Up - ways to use sewing to give back

Rounding out Sewing for Charity month, I’ve gathered links from around the internet for you to get involved in charity sewing. Please note that I have not personally donated to or investigated many of these organizations (I’ll tell you about the ones I have personal experience with); do your own due diligence so that you Read the Rest…

How to Sew a Drawstring Elastic Waistband

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Have you ever heard of Little Dresses for Africa? I bet many of you have, as it’s a very popular charity in sewing circles. But what you might not know is that there is a branch of this charity that collects handmade clothing for BOYS – Britches for Boys. They particularly request drawstring waist shorts, Read the Rest…

Common Threads – Baby Lock Sewing

Baby Lock Common Threads 2015

Hey y’all – I wanted to take a moment to talk about an event I attended last month – Baby Lock Common Threads. One of the reasons I love being a Baby Lock blogger is this event, where they bring a small group together at their headquarters to share the love of sewing. I love Read the Rest…

Catalina Dress with Things for Boys

Comfy Catalina Dress by Blank Slate Patterns sewn by Things for Boys

Today we have Abby with us and I think this is the first cap sleeve maxi version of the Catalina that I’ve seen. Read on to see how she modified hers… Hi everyone, Abby from Things for Boys here! Iíve sewed up another Catalina Dress to share today. I’m writing to you from the depths of winter! Melbourne Read the Rest…