Pattern Review: Butterick B6318

Hello my friends! Thank you for stopping by my little meager blog and reading my posts! Today, I am sharing my thoughts and review of the Butterick B6318 pattern. This is a 1960s retro pattern, and it is very easy! So easy that a beginner, who has had no experience in sewing whatsoever, can sew…

Pattern Review: Simplicity 1278 & 8242

Hello my friends! I know it has been a while since I last updated this blog. My apologies! My family and I finally got settled into our new home here in Hermiston, Oregon. we are truly grateful and thankful to be more fully established. Now that I have my sewing room back, I have plans…

Buying Tracing/Drafting Paper on a Budget

Welcome everyone to another Crumpets, Tea, and Sewing blog post! In today’s post I will share my experience with drafting paper and the four affordable drafting papers I’m currently using for my sewing projects! When I first started tracing and drafting my pattern pieces, I was under the impression that I could only use professional…

Simplicity 8609 Pattern Review & Progress on Moving

Hello my friends! Welcome to another Crumpets, Tea, & sewing Blog Post. Today I will be doing a Pattern Review of Simplicity 8609  view E, the pleated skirt. It has been too long since my last blog post. Unfortunately, I am still not in a place, physical or emotionally, where I can work on my…

Thrifty Finds & Spring Hiatus

Hello my friends! First, I want to thank all of you for the support and feedback on previous posts. I regret that it has taken me so long to write another blog post. There are a lot of upcoming major changes for my family. My husband and I made the decision to move to the…

Tips for Mending Cuts in Fabric!

If you have been following me on social media, you know that I recently experienced a horrific accident that involved my three year-old son, a pair of thread snips, and a lovely red sheath dress. You can read more about that here! The short of it . . . he made all sorts of cuts…

Spring 2018 Pattern Haul

Go get some of these amazing new spring 2018 patterns! Sales end soon! Hello my friends! Today, I went to my local Joann Fabrics store and picked up some lovely commercial patterns. Hardcore sewing enthusiasts are quite aware of the AMAZING sales that Hobby Lobby and Joann Fabrics have on sewing patterns. The .99 cent,…

Scissors, Tears, and a Three Year-Old

My greatest nightmare just came to pass! I honestly feel like someone just played a practical joke on me while at the same time taking a metaphorical knife and cutting my already bleeding heart! I know this sentence is more than dramatic; however, the situation is just that… overly dramatic! My three-year old son mysteriously…

Make Nine 2018

Hello my friends! Welcome! Today, I am sharing my Make Nine 2018 sewing projects’ list. This blog site wasn’t up and running until the end of January 2018, that’s why I am just now making this post on the 2nd of February. Since I want to focus on building a vintage wardrobe, I have decided…

January Makes 2018

Hello my friends! Welcome to Crumpets, Tea, & Sewing. Today, I am blogging about my January sewing makes. January is a very tough month for me to start sewing projects. It is the beginning of the year; you’re reminded throughout the month that making New Year’s Resolutions is something everyone should strive for. Although I…