Lisa Mabey blogs at Mabey She Made It about DIY, Crafts, Home Decor, and Sewing.

DIY Kitchen Renovation

It’s been a long time coming, and I know many of you have asked for a post about our kitchen renovation, especially after I posted a photo on Instagram. And I’m coming through for you! The past year (and a few months) have been so wonderful in our new home, and although the work is […] Read more…

Metro Slimfit Blazer pattern review by Mabey She Made It

Layering with the Metro Slimfit Blazer

One of my goals at the beginning of the year was to use some of the patterns and fabric I’ve collected but never sewn (oops!). By joining the Layers blog tour for Winter Wear Designs, I knew I wanted to make the Metro Slimfit Blazer for my son and gave myself a deadline. Last summer […] Read more…

Project Farmers Market

Farmer’s Market Fun

I’m so excited to be part of the blog tour for the first Project Run & Play pattern collection–Farmer’s Market inspired. As you know, Project Run & Play was a huge part of my sewing for 2018, and helped me grow as a designer and sewist. So being part of this project in this aspect […] Read more…

Sewing Swimsuits Tips and tricks with examples

15+ Tips to Sewing Swimsuits You’ll Love

If you saw my post yesterday about sewing swimsuits for the blog tour but aren’t sure you are ready to jump in (hah!) yourself, I’m here to help you out. I totally get the intimidation of sewing swimsuits, but to ease any hesitations you might feel I’ve put together a list of sewing swimsuit tips […] Read more…

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