My Marigold Trousers

Another month has come and gone, and with it a #SewMyStyle2018 prompt!  It was so fun being the leader for April’s prompt, the Marigold Trousers, and I’m already looking forward to doing it again in the fall.  It’s always a little awkward talking about the patterns that maybe didn’t work for you so well —

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Stockholm Blouse >> MaddieMadeThis.com

A Blue Floral Stockholm Blouse

Last week I posted on Instagram that I was in a blouse rut.  After many month of wearing jeans to work as I unpacked dusty boxes and yank rusty staples out of documents, it’s time to transition back into business casual.  I have a few pairs of pants that I rotate through, but I often

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Asana for Bloggers

Between work and this blog, I often feel like there’s a lot to keep track of in my life.  Meetings, to-dos, WIPs, things to buy, plans with friends,,, and I’m just one person!  I can’t imagine having to manage all the things that go along with families and kids.  Having a good organizational system is

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Affiliate Links for Sewists

Hey friends, and welcome back to another installment of Sewing Blogger 101.  I’m really excited about today’s topic, since I think it’s important and tricky!  We’re talking a little about paid/sponsored content, but a lot about affiliate links for sewists.  I’ll fill you in on how I feel about monetizing your blog, what affiliate programs

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Marigold Styling Inspiration

Hey there, me again!  I’m really excited for this month’s Project #SewMyStyle2018 garment, the Marigold Jumpsuit and Trousers from Tilly and the Buttons.  I’m even more excited because I’m the leader for this month!  Yesterday I posted a dozen fabric options for your make, and today we’re talking about Marigold styling inspiration.  Each of these photos

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Marigold Fabric

Hey everyone!  I’m so excited to be this month’s leader for Project #SewMyStyle2018.  This month’s garment is the Marigold Jumpsuit and Trouser from Tilly & the Buttons.  I’m really excited to get into this one!  Today I’m sharing some Marigold fabric recommendations for you, in case you haven’t purchased yours yet.  Tomorrow, we’re talking styling

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Pinterest for Bloggers

I love Pinterest.  Like, loooooooove Pinterest.  A lazy Sunday morning pinning inspirational kitchens and outfits?  Yeah, that’s my kinda morning!  But Pinterest is more than just photos of my aspirational cozy living room with plants and those wooden strip poster hangers that are surprisingly expensive.  It’s also an amazing tool for driving traffic to your

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Facebook for Bloggers

Hi friends, and welcome to a very tardy edition of Sewing Blogger 101.  Today’s topic is something a lot of you are probably very familiar with the fundamentals of — Facebook for bloggers!  Most of us use Facebook to catch up with friends, share photos, and maybe follow blogs and join groups.  Using Facebook as

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