Sofilantjes is 2!

I promised another blog post this week and here it is!!! This week we are celebrating Sofilantjes‘ 2 year  Anniversary with this awesome blog tour. I have been working with Anne now since January as her Virtual Assistant, but I have been testing for her since the Omni Tempore (for those of you counting that’s almost 2…

Gracious Threads – Wild Rose Dress and Romper

Well helllloooo. So we meet again. I decided to dust the blog off and write a couple of posts this week. Last week I was a pinch hitter (Excuse the baseball term. My son is playing t-ball this year.) for Jessica at Gracious Threads. She needed a few people to sew up her latest pattern on…

Mash it Up!

This was a guest post that I did on Sofilantjes Patterns blog. Thanks for having me, Anne.  I hope I don’t embarrass myself.  Hi everybody! My name is Melissa and I blog over at Tales of a Tester.  I have 2 beautiful, rambunctious children.  I love sewing for them.  I have been sewing for 3.5…

A New Look: Gracious Threads Blog Tour

Oh my! It has been a long time hasn’t it? We’ve had an interesting and stressful summer and beginning of fall. Hopefully, we are on the down swing around here. I signed up to participate in a blog tour for Gracious Threads.  Jess has revamped her patterns and gave her website a new look.  So…

Dive into Swimsuits: Taking the Lakehouse to the Shore

I am so excited to be a part of my first blog tour!!!!! Cole’s Creations is one of my favorite pattern shops.  I test for Nicole regularly and I am a big fan (I’m also a fan of her mom! Hi Miss Beth!).  Her directions are very clear and concise.  She makes “scary” fabrics a lot…

Allow Me to Introduce Myself

My name is Melissa and I have been sewing for 3 years. Some of you may have seen me and my adorable kids (Mostly my adorable kids, but I’m biased) around the millions of sewing and fabric groups on Facebook (They really are very incestuous).   I want to tell you a little about myself…