Monday, June 16, 2014

Stitchwerx Designs Ainsley & Aiden Baby Suite I Pattern Release & Giveaway Blog Tour

Welcome to the Stitchwerx Designs blog tour. If you haven't seen the other tour participants, make sure to check them out! (links at bottom)

 I jumped at the chance to test the Ainsley & Aiden line. Why? Because this has ALL the essential pieces for a babies wardrobe! I just had my daughter Skye a month ago and we didn't find out her sex, so once she was born I was SO ready to start sewing up outfits. My last girl was 6 years ago and I only had a few dresses made up prior to her birth. 

I especially enjoyed making the bitty beetle bodysuit. This one was done in white and red polka dots. It's definitely my favorite of the bunch. It's so fresh and easy to pair with bottoms. The fit is perfect too, giving enough ease for her cloth diaper. 

I also made the comfy caterpillar pants - which use a knit waistband without elastic. It was great skipping that step and doesn't take away from the fit on her waist.  

The patterns were so quick and easy, which I really didn't expect with the bodysuit. If you can sew a basic shirt, you're ready to go.

My favorite part?
Finding interesting t-shirts to upcycle and play with. 
I was also really impressed with the amount of options that were available. Long sleeves, short sleeves, knit, woven - there's no way you can't find what you're looking for.

I was literally pulling out hand-fulls of shirts to sew up - and if these haven't convinced you...

just look at the pile I have waiting for me to finish.

A big thanks to Kim for allowing me to test this awesome package. I haven't even begun to showcase the amount of clothing that can be made with them, but I had a blast. This won't be the last you see of the collection here on LCC.

Now for a giveaway!

Prize Package & Giveaway Rules
Prize Package:
*4 patterns of your choice from Stitchwerx Designs
* Set of 4 Custom 8 x 10" Art Prints from Artful Life Designs
* $25 Gift Card from the Fabric Store of Your Choice
* Set of 100 Custom Mommy/Playdate Cards from Artful Life 

The Contest Rules:
You must be 18 to enter.
You can gain entries by entering the Rafflecopter Prompts.
Giveaway end: 6/20/14 at midnight EDT.
One winner will be chosen and announced on 6/21/14.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

The Ainsley & Aiden Baby Suite I is a set of four patterns in sizes Preemie-12M. The Suite releases on Wednesday, June 11 with a Special Bundle Sale Price of $18.75 (a $25 value sold separately). Sale price runs through Friday June 20, (midnight, EDT). After the sale, all patterns will be available for purchase individually and as a bundle in the Stitchwerx Designs Etsy Shop.

Stitchwerx Designs Etsy Shop: 

 Stitchwerx Designs Special Limited Time Pattern Bundle:

Make sure that you have visited all the stops on the blog tour to make sure you've entered the giveaway and view their creations!

Wednesday June 11


  1. Oh my word Mae! She is GORGEOUS!!! I'm done having babies...I'm done having babies.....

  2. Your upcycled garments are AMAZING! Thanks for being on my Blog Tour!

  3. These look like great baby patterns! You would never need to buy a thing :)

    1. I couldn't have said it any better myself- & after this post I've made around 3-5 MORE items. The pattern's fit is impeccable!

  4. Thanks for sewing along with Challenge Create: Fabric Swap Edition! You baby is soooo sweet!

    1. Thank you! I am such a huge fan of sewing with knits and couldn't help but show off some fun projects. I appreciate the chance to win too! <3


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