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Pattern Review: Folkwear 229 Sailor Pants

Pattern Review: Folkwear 229 Sailor Pants

*This post was kindly sponsored by Folkwear Patterns, but all of the opinions/experiences herein are my own.* When Folkwear Patterns asked me if I wanted to try my hand at their new sewing pattern, my immediate reaction to the design was a hard, “YES!” Shortly thereafter, several important thoughts came to mind: I have never …

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Rebecca's Sewing Room Tour: Detail image of sewing machine and serger

Sewing Room Tour

One of my favorite Pinterest rabbit-holes is looking for sewing room tours of other people’s spaces. From shared-use spots to entire rooms set apart solely for sewing, there is clearly no limit to exactly how one should set up their own workspace. My view on sewing spaces is that all you need to start is a bit of table space. If you don’t have the room or the budget, you don’t need much and it doesn’t have to be perfect. Come take a look at my sewing room and see what I mean!

Rebecca standing in her living room facing camera wearing hand-sewn blouse and holding a coffee mug

Pattern Review: Folkwear 256 “At the Hop” Blouse

Today I’m bringing you a pattern review for the misses blouse from the Folkwear 256 “At the Hop” sewing pattern. Folkwear 256 “At the Hop” includes sewing patterns for a blouse and skirt, plus a knitting pattern for a cardigan in both “misses” (6-20) and “child” (4-14) sizing. It is marked “easy to sew”. When I say this is an “overlooked wardrobe staple”, I really mean it!

Rebecca Wearing Free Sewing Pattern: DIY Cottage Skirt from Folkmade.io

Free Sewing Pattern: DIY Cottage Skirt

Today, fellow sewists, I bring you a free sewing pattern for a work-from-home approved, secret pajamas, vintage-style skirt. Meet the DIY Cottage Skirt. I’ve been working from home from a few years now, and I’ve run the gamut of wardrobe moods. Pouring through Pinterest and the internet at large, I sought solutions to my desire to be comfortable in my life as a person working from home while also still expressing my personal style in a way that made me feel happy about getting dressed everyday. After endless searching and empty results, I decided to create my own. This is how the DIY Cottage Skirt was born.