A Classic Distressed Denim Jacket

Hi there!!! While our Quebec winter seams like it will never end, I have been busy planning (and sewing!) my spring sewing projects. You guys! I planned this projetc MONTHS ago! Last Fall, when Rebecca from Mummykins and Me told me that she would be drafting a classic denim jacket, I got all excited and rushed to the store. I bought this light wash denim with the intention of making, one day, A Classic […]

Boy Sewing! The Archie Shirt from One Thimble 6

Hi there! I promissed you some boy sewing in my last post, well here’s Thomas’ new shirt! I made it so he would have something nice to wear for his birthday next month. Chances are, we will celebrate Easter, Thomas’ birthday and the birthday of the man of the house all at the same time, so he did deserve something special, didn’t he? I dig out this unisex pattern, the Archie shirt from One Thimble […]

Father and son quilted vests

I have a confession to make.
I love sewing menswear but I don’t do it often enough. It’s not because I am not skilled enough or can’t take on the challenge (ok I might not be skilled enough for a tailored suit.. yet). It’s not because I don’t find appropriate fabrics, because I do… all the time. Then why, you will ask? It’s so silly… I can’t measure my boyfriend accurately. No really, I know […]

Pattern Feature: Clean Slate/ Fly tutorial

Hi there! Welcome back to this Clean Slate pattern Feature sponsored by L’Oiseau Fabrics and Peak Fabrics!
Today, we are jumping into the real stuff and we will sew a front fly together! As a bonus, we will also cover how to attach the waistband for both options. It doesn’t matter if you are sewing the shorts, capris or pants, this tutorial is for you! The pattern is well illustrated and explained as is in the PDF […]

Clémence shorts for boys tutorial!/Tutoriel

Today I am sharing my very first tutorial on te blog! Lets hope you will enjoy it and that there will be a lot more! I will show you how to hack the Clemence from les Filles à Maman, a girl shorts pattern into shorts for boys with cuffs.
Je suis très heureuse de vous présenter aujourd’hui mon tout premier tutoriel! J’espère que vous l’apprécierez et que j’aurai l’occasion d’en faire encore plusieurs. Mon tutoriel démontrera comment transformer les […]

Urban Custom Fabric, A Review/ Compte-rendu

 
I recently discovered the Facebook world of custom fabrics and, in Canada, we are lucky to have a few of these great groups where we can find original, quality and affordable limited edition fabrics! Urban Custom Fabric, sister company to Urban Bums Boutique (in business since 2011), is curently preparing for it’s third round. Up until now, they have always offered very interesting and tastefull prints.
J’ai récemment découvert le monde des tissus customs sur Facebook […]

Something to be proud of – Mummykins and Me Comfy Cowl Hoodie

I have a new pattern to share with you today! And this one is very special to me because I contributed behind the scene. Pretty cool huh?! I can’t help bragging a bit, I am so sorry, hehe. Let me tell you about it and I’m sure you’ll understand.
J’ai un patron tout nouveau tout chaud à vous présenter aujourd’hui! Un patron qui m’est bien spécial puisque j’ai contribué à sa conception, bien au-delà de mon […]