pattern review

The Georgia Twirl dress is a simple, cute style with full circle skirt for maximum twirl factor. Pattern review by Mabey She Made It

Georgia Twirl Dress

My Brynley girl has a birthday just a few days before Christmas. And we try to make it a big deal. We also have a tradition where I make a skirt or dress for the birthday girls, so I like to make Brynley’s really fun. This year, I knew I wanted to make her a […] Read more…

Sewing your own jeans is pretty easy with the Birkin Flares.

Sewing Jeans: Birkin Flares Pattern Review

If you’re anything like me, sewing jeans has always seemed so daunting–so out of reach for me personally. I think it had something to do with big bulky denim seams and the fear of my machine not being able to handle it. So I never tried. And then I started seeing handmade jeans pop up with […] Read more…

I heart this! This would make a darling Christmas dress or really for any time of year. Charlotte Dress and Jacket pattern sewn by Mabey She Made it

Plaid Christmas Charlotte Dress and Giveaway!

If you’re like me, you start thinking about Christmas dresses about now…or maybe a couple of weeks ago if you’re not a procrastinator. Couple that with a girl who just keeps getting taller, and it was time to get sewing–a Charlotte Dress. I was invited to be part of the Merry ModKid blog tour, and […] Read more…

Make your kids' Christmas pajamas with this fun pattern. Sewn by Mabey She Made It.

Golden Slumbers Christmas Pajamas

Its the week after Thanksgiving–can you believe it? And after all the hustle of Black Friday I’m sure your attention is turned to the Christmas season. Mine certainly is. There are a lot of Christmas traditions out there, and one of the most widely-held is Christmas pajamas for everyone. My family is no exception. So […] Read more…

Jacole Quick Dress and Skinny Pants

Quick Top and Skinny Pants

Do you ever wish you had a few basic patterns that are quick to sew and look great? I know I’ve been on the hunt for some of those. You know–the kind that you reach for over and over and are the basis for lots of different creations. I got to in the Jacole Fall Blog Tour, […] Read more…

Ravenna Top for Remix the Stitch

Ravenna Remix: Remix the Stitch Tour

  I am so excited to share the Ravenna Top pattern from Straight Stitch Designs today. I gave you a little sneak peek last week on Instagram (I’m @mabeyshemadeit–come follow me!) and I could hardly wait until today. This is my new favorite shirt–I’m dubbing it my date night top because I love that I […] Read more…

This dress is perfect! The Caroline Party Dress from Mouse House Creations sewn by Mabey She Made It

Caroline Party Dress

I’ve loved the look of the Mouse House Creations from Caroline Party Dress. It’s so simple and classic in its styling and provides a beautiful canvas for a casual or fancy dress. Its become tradition that I make a birthday dress or skirt for all my girls on their birthday. I was looking through my patterns […] Read more…

You won't find a cuter tunic than this one! I would dress my little girl in it every day if she'd let me. Maggie Mae tunic sewn by Mabey She Made It

Back to School with the Maggie Mae

As you probably know, we recently moved into a house after being in limbo for a month and a half (in which time my sewing machine was boxed), and we moved in one week before my Saige started Kindergarten. So amid unpacking, registering her for school, getting groceries in the house, and all the other […] Read more…

Pattern review for the Glass Onion Top from Shwin Designs. In two words: its perfect.

Glass Onion Top

Photos: Cliq Photography Sometimes I see a pattern and dream about it. I will be washing the dishes or folding laundry and I will be mentally picking just the right fabric and deciding which child the style fits best. The Glass Onion by Shwin Designs was one of those patterns for me. I’d daydream about it. I […] Read more…

Pier 7 top and Perfect Petal skirt from the Women's Bundle Up pattern sale.

Pier 7 Top and Perfect Petal Skirt–Bundle Up Women

I always love being part of a blog tour–especially when it’s for a Bundle Up sale where there are so many fun patterns to choose from. And while I sewed up two today, there are several more I really want to make up. The patterns I tested were the Pier 7 Top from Terra’s Treasures […] Read more…

City Girl Frock | Mabey She Made It #sewing #justaddjeans #patternanthology #dress #pattern review

City Girl Frock Review

Have you seen all the cute things coming out of Pattern Anthology’s Just Add Jeans collection? I’m loving the pieces, especially the City Girl designed by See Kate Sew. There’s something about that cowl neck that I adore. And while I’ve seen several tops featured, I haven’t seen anyone sharing the dress yet… So here’s […] Read more…

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