June 3, 2015

"Success isn't just about what you accomplish in your life, it's about what you inspire others to do." 

Last year for my 27 Random Acts of Kindness I was joined by my good friend Claudia and her two daughters. It was so incredibly special to have them be a part of the day and help me complete my 27 acts. A year later, the girls started to ask me what I was going to do for my Birthday this time. I told them about Project Made, and you should have seen how excited they were. They were both so eager...

May 30, 2015

"Happieness doesn't result from what we get, but from what we give"

-Ben Carson

 

This homemade ice cream is so incredibly simple and only has three ingredients!!!! There is no equipment necessary, and you can make as much or as little as you need and freeze the rest. 

 

I am a huge sweets fan, and plain jane vanilla ice cream makes me feel like a kid again. With Flu season fast approaching, I thought this would be a great sweet treat to cheer up a sick friend. It feels good on the throat and honestl...

May 28, 2015

"No act of Kindness,

no matter how small, is ever wasted."

 

I think that it is so very important for kids to get involved with Random Acts of Kindness. This is a fantastic way to teach them about the importance of giving and doing a selfless act for someone else with no expectations in return. This little DIY yoyo brooch or hair clip is perfect to make with children even as young as 6 years old. They would then be able to gift this to someone as a RAOK (adult supervised of course) or make a few o...

May 12, 2015

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With the release of some of my newest sewing patterns such as the Flatter Me Frock and The Sweet Summer Time Peplum/Dress, I thought I would make a video dedicated to my favorite technique for finishing off a garment. Its so super simple, yet effective. 

To Begin, all you need are a few basic supplies:

Pins

Ruler

Scissors

Water Soluble Marking Pen

and 1 1/2"-1 3/4" Single Fold Pre-Made Bias Tape.

...

February 2, 2015

Welcome 2015!!! Today's Episode is all about keeping your Sewing Machine Happy and Healthy in the New Year. I break it down into 5 easy to follow tips to help get you started. I also share with you one of my new, most favourite purchases from Sew Caroline: http://www.shopsewcaroline.com/product/happy-place-coffee-mug

Love her stuff!!! 

 

I also mention a few of my favorite brands of threads: Click on the link to see more.

Gutermann

Rasant

Mettler

Aurifil

 

 

January 23, 2015

Show Notes!

On Todays Episode of Sew to Grow I am going to show you all the tools you will need for Hemming!!! I also introduce you to my favourite basic skirt patterns, and even give you a little sneak peak into my new skirt pattern: The Emerson Wrap. 

Essential Skirt Patterns:

To start the show I Introduce you to the skirt that I am wearing: The A+ Skirt by Make It Perfect.

Make It Perfect: Website

Where To Buy: My Patch Fabrics

I always love having a favorite go to pattern that fits perfect and sew...

January 7, 2015

Hello Everyone and Welcome to my website and new blog!!! I am so extremely excited to show you my first video. Please leave a comment and let me know what think. I plan to make this a weekly video full of sewing adventures, tips, and tutorials. Stay tuned.

Show Notes

Kraft Tex Location

C&T Publishing

Kraft Tex Wallet

Belladona Dress Sew Caroline

Deer and Doe

Cotton and Steel

Products for Sewing Essentials Kit

Please visit your local sewing or quilt shop and let them know you would like to purchase one of...

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