Caravelle Arcade Inspiration for the Wee Ones

You all are a talented bunch. I'm always amazed and inspired in your vision, and how you design and sew to bring my fabrics to life. I have to share these 2 amazing designers and outfits they created for little ones. First, Brook over at Little One Organic made these darling Daisy Doo rompers with shorts and suspenders. She used Daisy in green and ivory from the new Caravelle Arcade line. I'm just smitten. Little ones Little ones 2 Next up is Lisa  from Evelyn Anna Handmade. She used Ruby in Blue also from Caravelle Arcade for this darling tunic top. Loving the scalloped detail. I'm seeing scallops everywhere this season! They are definitely all the rage. Evelyn Anna2Evelyn Anna As always, thanks for sharing with me on Facebook and Instagram. Keep the inspiration coming!  

They’re here, they’re here!

We have been working hard for the past few months with Sew News to debut our newest patterns and special videos and it's happening TODAY!  The new Sew with Me video series features moi and the ever-talented Carla Crim.  In each video, we take you through one new project from start to finish. Sis Boom Pattern Company developed four new amazing projects including Bonnie’s Flouncy Skirt, the Peggy Party Runner, the Wendy Weekender Bag and the Shellie Clutch, and all are shown in Sis Boom's newest fabric line Caravelle Arcade.  Find the kits, patterns and videos exclusively at Shop Sew It All and all go on sale today.  Go check them out and let me know what you think! Carla and I had so much fun filming the video series, and I hope you enjoy watching and creating along with us! skirtClutch runner  wendy weekender

Modified Angie and Gabriella Fae for Summer

The ever talented Jeanine, customer service for Sis Boom Pattern Co and Scientific Seamstress Fan page made this gorgeous modified back maxi Angie with bold ric rac and long Gabriela Fae's for her little girls. Maxi dresses have been a popular warm weather dress for a few years, and these are stunners! Head over to the Scientific Seamstress blog to learn how to modify the Angie back. For the long Gabriela Fae dresses, Jeanine added a front panel and quilting details. Just darling. back2 Angie2 Angie  

Sew News Collaboration

I'm thrilled to announce our Sew News collaboration is just around the corner launching on Monday, June 22! Carla Crim of the Scientific Seamstress and Sis Boom Pattern Co. designed and developed 4 new patterns for you. They include Bonnie's Flouncy Skirt, the Peggy Party Runner, the Wendy Weekender Bag and the Shellie Clutch. Aren't they darling?   kit All 4 pdf patterns will be available for purchase on Sew News starting on June 22. In addition to the patterns, you'll be able to purchase and watch 30 minutes videos of Carla and I walking you through the patterns from start to finish. Here are a few Shellie Clutches Carla made as teacher and bus driver gifts. I think the addition of a vintage brooch is icing on the cake. clutch   I can't wait for you all to start working on these fun, new patterns starting June 22.  Don't forget to share with me on Facebook and Instagram.  

Instagram Inspiration

Seeing lots of great stuff on Instagram lately! I'm always delighted and inspired to see what a talented bunch you all are. Here are some of my favorites from the last few weeks. Keep on sharing with me. Seeing my fabrics come to life always brings me JOY! Thanks for choosing Sis Boom fabrics for your amazing creations. dress Pleatie dress by Grace of Belle Violette quilt Crazy drunk psychedelic love dance quilt by Jennifer at oneofthetribeofjennifers romper Beauty Queen Romper by Feeling Peachy Creations tullebox Memo boards by The Tulle Box muse Lovely tunic top by Amanda at Handmade Musebellamoon Long sleeve dress by Bellamoo Designs    

UpCraft Club

Have you heard of UpCraft Club? Its an amazing new site where you can download fantastic PDF patterns for kids, adults and home, plus watch videos and learn everything craft related from embroidery to photography skills. You don't have to be a member to get patterns, but if you sign up for a membership right now, you get your first pattern or video FREE! Membership is $10 per month and pays for itself with a $10 store credit giving you any class or pattern of your choice FREE each month. You'll also get a few other goodies including 20% off everything else in the UpCraft Club store and when you become a JoAnn Fabrics VIP using your UpCraft Club Membership Card, and you'll save 10% off your purchases at JoAnn Fabrics. Not too shabby! Check it out today.   11427407_10153368504073493_8918268045100054833_o

Giveaway Time!

It's that time again! Everyone's favorite: GIVEAWAY TIME. If you'd like to win a YARD of each of the stunning Caravelle Arcade fabrics shown below, comment on my Facebook page, Twitter or Instagram accounts. Winner announced on Monday, June 15. giveaway It's my way of saying thank you to every one who has loved and followed Sis Boom over the years! You inspire me every day with your amazing creations. I'm so glad you are a part of the Sis Boom world. Good luck!

Groovy, baby

It's been a little over a month since Caravelle Arcade sailed into the stores, and I'm thrilled to see all the projects you're sharing with me on Facebook and Instagram. You guys are a talented bunch! Last week my favorite photographer in the world, Tim Geaney, stopped by and we took some amazing photos of Sis Boom patterns in Caravelle Arcade. You can create the same look below by using Bonnie in purple in our Judy Fancy Pants pattern topped off with Rebecca in fuchsia in our Devon Top. Have lots of small scraps of your favorite Sis Boom fabrics left over from various sewing projects? A decoupage guitar is the perfect accessory! In this YouTube video I show you how to decoupage a suitcase, but the same technique can be applied to anything including a guitar. untitled   If you are local to me in the southwestern CT area, RUN don't walk to see Christie at Christie's Quilting Boutique because she has a windfall of Sis Boom Fabric especially the Caravelle Arcade line. Everyone else, call your local quilt shop or shop online. Hope you're having a fabulous week. XOXO!  

Summer Style Using Jenny Eliza

Jodie, of Twinkle Star down in Australia, tagged me on Instagram with this darling romper using my Jenny Eliza fabric available at Jo-Ann Fabrics. I just love it. She used Bungalow Multi Floral for the romper and Green Dots for the ruffled short sleeves. Jodie ships all over so check out her darling Made It shop if you have a wee one to shop for in your life. Best of all Jenny Eliza is on sale for $6. 99 a yard at Jo-Ann Fabrics right now so order a couple of yards of your favorite today! Or call your local Jo-Ann today to find out if they've got it on the shelves. Keep sharing what your making with me on Facebook or Instagram! It always inspires me and I hope it inspires my other readers too. XOXO  
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Tickled over Tassels

I've been busy the last week or so in my studio making these darling tassels with my dogs, Georgie Boy and Gracie Girl by my side. I love getting up every day and crafting and being able to share it with you! I'm so glad you stopped by. Come join the fun on Instagram and on Facebook. I'm always up to some sort of crafting hijinks, and I guarantee I'll inspire you to make your world more fun and colorful. You can also share what you've been working on with me. Your creativity always amazes me!!!! 1 2 3 Hope you had a wonderful week. The weather here in my corner of Connecticut has been beautiful. The peonies are in full bloom and I am getting ready for summer!!! Where ever you are, get outside this weekend and be inspired by nature. It does a body and soul good!