Improve Your Sewing


Beyond the Basics: 9 Tools That Will Improve Your Sewing Welcome back! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and survived the official start of the Christmas shopping frenzy. Last week we gave you our list of the most useful items to have in your basic sewing toolbox. This list is a great starting point…

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Basic Sewing Toolbox


As a new sewer, simply starting a project can seem intimidating, but there are a few things you can do that will increase your chances of success. Besides practice (which helps pretty much everyone!), having a well stocked sewing toolbox is one of the easiest steps to success. Sure, you could start a project and then…

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Fall Harvest Jumper


After a very long and hot beginning of November, it has finally cooled off enough to feel like fall has arrived! With the conclusion of Halloween, many of you are ready to kick off the holiday season – Christmas style. While you might hear the joyous sounds of the season coming from my car or…

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Balloon Dress Tutorial

Hot Air Balloon Dress Tutorial

Up, Up, and Away – Hot Air Balloon Ruffle Dress Back in September, we celebrated a big milestone in the Pylant household. Our sweet Cecilia turned one! We hosted a Balloons Over Paris themed birthday party at our home where our family and friends gathered to converse and eat cake (which was Cecilia’s favorite part).…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Sewing

How to Change Snap-On Presser Feet

How to Change the (Snap-On) Feet on Your Sewing Machine When thinking about what to post on next, I realized that it had been awhile since we updated our sewing guide with anything new. With the priority being to complete the tasks and projects on our home renovation, there just wasn’t a lot of time…

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