The easiest way to cut fabric on a straight line is with a rotary cutter, mat and ruler. No question! But, do not recommend children using a rotary cutter. Also, if you are new to the sewing scene, you may have not invested in one yet. So if you do not have one, (or should not use one) there are other ways to cut a pattern. Read more →

I love ordering from I also have The Lost Apron Store on Amazon and am an Amazon Affiliate (where I get paid a small commission on items purchases through my links). I use Prime Pantry for bulky grocery items. Read: I Tried Prime Pantry. I have my Amazon Prime Credit Card so that I get an additional 5% off all my Amazon purchases. I also have subscriptions on Amazon. I love Amazon. But sometimes, things don't arrive when they should. Read more →

Moms today are all about streamlining. Efficiency is key when streamlining. Busy and active moms need a mini diaper bag that can still hold all the essentials that can fit into a tote or go alone. This simple folio is perfect for the mom on the go. When I was a new mom, I carried a monster diaper bag. I carried anything I could possibly need with me. Sometimes bags like that are essential for a whole day away. Now as a new grandma, I see that sometimes for a short outing all you need is the basics. Read more →