The Fabric Enabler

Happy Friday! Here are your fabric sales for the weekend! Premium Sewing Outlet - SAVE 20% on Wonder Clips from Clover! SAVE 30% on Bobbin Ring Holders by Sew Mate! Save 20% on the Dritz Grip & Stay Tape Measures! SAVE 20% on Bendable Bright Lights! Shop Now! Shabby Fabrics - Our news this week at Shabby Fabrics is that we have unveiled our newest monthly club! Vintage Blessings is a 12 month… Read More


Assignment: Linden Sweatshirt

I made something comfy and cozy to wear, and it was a really quick sew! Continuing along on my garment making journey (you can see a list of past finishes here), I made the Grainline Linden Sweatshirt. This is a beginner level pattern. I wanted to add to my everyday wardrobe, and this looked like something… Read More


Assignment: Butterick 6019

I am reallyreallyreallyreallyreallyreally excited to show you this dress!! I worked really hard on it. I knew it would be a challenging dress to fit, with the bra cups in the bodice and all, but I did it, and it fits great! Woohoo! This is the Butterick 6019 pattern by Gertie of Gertie’s New Blog… Read More


Assignment: Bronte Top

The Bronte Top by Jennifer Lauren Vintage is the second knit garment that I have made as part of my Assignment: Project Garment. You can see all of the other garments I’ve made this year so far by clicking here. I love making dresses, but in my every day life, I wear jeans and t-shirts.… Read More


FREE Pattern: Baker Street Bag

This FREE bag pattern was written for Olfa’s website, and you can see the pattern for the Baker Street Bag right here on the Olfa blog, and you can also find it as a free pdf download on Craftsy. It features 11 pages of sewing instructions, and 26 full-color step-by-step photos. The Baker Street Bag… Read More


Assignment: Kim Dress

Today’s assignment is the By Hand London Kim Dress, which is a lovely dress with several options. Both options have a princess seam, and you have your choice of a scooped neckline or a sweetheat, as well as a gathered skirt or a wrap pencil skirt. I pre-ordered my pattern from By Hand London directly,… Read More


Assignment: Camp Shirt

On my garment journey, I not only wanted to make myself a lot of clothes, but I wanted to learn how to make things for different body shapes as well (I will never have to do a full bust adjustment on anything for me). By the way, you can see a running tally of things… Read More


Assignment: Derby Dress

Today, I’m showing the finished Christine Haynes Derby Dress that I made before Christmas! This is a loose, a-line dress that pulls on over the head. There is an option for either the ruffled neckline with tie belt, or Peter Pan collar with ruffled hem. Because this is a loose style, I wanted it to… Read More