New way to print Brindille and Twig sewing patterns… LAYERS!!

Theo and I are so excited to show this to you!!  I've been working on figuring layers out since I did the survey in Brindille & Twig's sew and tell. From now on, all Brindille & Twig patterns will come in layers. (all these instructions will be included in the tutorials as well) Meaning: you [...]

2017-04-19T08:13:00+00:00 December 26th, 2016|Pattern tutorials, Guides|

Sprout Patterns

The printing, taping and cutting out of patterns is undoubtedly the most boring step of using digital patterns, right?  I just want to get to the fabric, sewing and wearing!! That's why I was excited to hear about Sprout Patterns, a division of the fabric printing company, Spoonflower. They print the pattern in your specified [...]

2017-04-19T08:13:15+00:00 December 18th, 2015|Guides, Reviews|

New outfit for Eleanor with Birch Organic fabric!

Good day!  I have a new outfit to share along with some photos of the process :) I recently got this Birch fabric from their new Circa 52 collection. It's the Woodland Party print.  It is incredibly soft and has good stretch so I thought it would be perfect for Miss E's new threads. (they are [...]

2017-04-19T08:14:10+00:00 January 30th, 2015|Guides|

Never used a PDF (digital) sewing pattern?

If you've never purchased a digital sewing pattern it can be intimidating but trust me it's SUPER EASY! Do these 4 steps once and you'll never hesitate to buy another PDF pattern. I'll explain in detail here: After finding the pattern you want, purchase it with Paypal or a credit card. (Or get this one free.) If it's instant download, [...]

2017-04-19T08:14:25+00:00 November 19th, 2014|Guides|

Shopping for knit fabric online

My focus is going to be knit fabrics used for children's clothing.   The first thing you'll have to decide is what TYPE of fabric you are looking for. The most common fabric for my patterns is JERSEY but you may also need RIBBING, INTERLOCK, FRENCH TERRY or SWEATSHIRT FLEECE.  Shop according to the pattern you are following, warmth [...]

2017-04-19T08:14:28+00:00 November 17th, 2014|Guides|

Handmade Halloween costume 2014

Hello everyone! With the Halloween costume contest running, I wanted to sew my own costume for Eleanor. The first thing that came to mind is a peacock so I went for it. :) If you have sewn a costume go enter it in the contest! We have some awesome prizes so check it out! You [...]

2017-04-19T08:14:36+00:00 October 13th, 2014|Guides|

Beginners guide to knit fabrics

Knit fabrics can be a bit confusing in the beginning. I hope this quick overview will help you understand the basics! Zoom in on the graphic to see it better..

2017-04-19T08:14:52+00:00 August 31st, 2014|Guides|