Lily Giggle Blog Tour: Jujube Dress

Once upon a time, in the early days of Snickerdoodle Stew, Lily Giggle patterns (affiliate link) made a Christmas appearance. And then a Valentine’s Day encore. Needless to say, when Lily Giggle went on hiatus at the end of 2013, the PDF pattern world had a tiny hole in its collective heart.  You can imagine how excited…

BundleUP Boy’s Edition: Butler Britches by Brownie Goose

I’ve had so much fun sewing for the guys in my life with this latest installment BundleUP.  I’ve made the Butler Britches, the Zee’s Tee, and the Winter Wear Aviator pants.  There are still 9 other patterns I haven’t tried! When I was planning out my projects and I decided to do the Butler Britches…

Bundle Up Boy’s Edition: Aviator Pants by Winter Wear Designs

It’s a bird… It’s a  plane… OK.  Maybe not.  But these Aviator Pants from Winter Wear Designs sure do save the day!  Designed with both comfort AND style, these fun, knit pants are bound to win over even the pickiest kid! There are so many options for these pants.  My version shows the slash pockets…

One Thimble: Honey Gum Dress by Ainslee Fox

Over the seven jeweled hills, beyond the seventh fall, In the cottage of the Seven Dwarfs, dwells Snow White, Fairest of them all. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, 1937 I seriously can’t get enough of this dress.  I’ve tried my hardest to not get suckered into making too many character dresses, but the minute I…

BundleUP Boy’s Edition: Zee’s Tee

One of my favorite projects of late is the amazing collection of patterns found in Pattern Revolution’s BundleUP sale.  They’ve done a girl’s bundle and a women’s bundle, and now they are wowing us again with a fun bundle just for BOYS!!! I had a chance to sew up the Brownie-Goose Butler Britches for a…

My New Addiction

Talk to anyone that does anything crafty, and more often than not, you’ll find that they have collections of things they have accumulated over the years: fabric, buttons, patterns, printed papers, yarn.  Notice I said “collection” and not “hoard.”   I find that I can’t throw away even the smallest of scraps because there might…

Lovely as a Summer Day

C’mon…sing it with me… La la la– la– la la, La la la– la– la la My cherie amour, lovely as a summer day…. I’ve seriously been singing Stevie Wonder ever since I laid eyes on Cherie, this amazing, French-inspired fabric from Frances Newcombe and Art Gallery Fabrics.  It just whispers open air markets and…

One Thimble Volume 4: Traveller Tee and Urbanite Pants

It’s here!  Another amazing edition of the amazing One Thimble Ezine! As you might have read in previous posts, I am SO loving everything that is One Thimble.  It’s not often that you subscribe to an Ezine or Pattern of the Month Club and love everything.  In fact, in my experience, you get a lot…

Well Hello, Dot Com!

I am SO excited about this! Snickerdoodle Stew now has its own dot com!!! But don’t worry…not much is changing. I will still be sewing up a storm! I will also be adding more lifestyle posts to round out the blog and hopefully give me more opportunities to post!