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Sewing Makes Me Happy

Looking for an easy handmade Christmas gift for the sewing lover in your life? Or maybe you just want a little something for the shelf in yo...

STYLO - Issue 3

Round Ups

Loads of sewing DIYs, all in once place.

27 Thanksgiving Patterns & DIYs

We all love to look our best on the holidays...but sometimes that can mean limiting the amount of turkey we eat on Thanksgiving or suffering the uncomfortable consequences. And nobody likes that. Nobody. Here are 27 Thanksgiving friendly sewing patterns that will let you eat all of the turkey you want, while still looking stylish.   1. Side Pane[...]

10 Super Cool Sewing Inventions

After recently stumbling across the coolest sewing machine invention I had ever seen, it made me start to wonder. What other super cool sewing related technology is out there that I had yet to discover?!  I did a little bit of research, and here is what I found... I mean, this stuff is interesting. Am I right? 10 Cool Sewing Inventions   [...]

Handmade Halloween, 25+ Crafts and Costumes

I was going through my Halloween content recently, when I realized...holy smokes - I have made a BUNCH of Halloween crafts over the years! Like way more than I ever thought I would, considering costume sewing used to be one of my least faves. But between the blog, and other companies I work with that look for Halloween content each year, it starts to pile up[...]

Five and Ten Designs - 1 Pattern, 5 Designers

Make this Look

Patterns sewn recently, and other inspirationalal ideas for what you can make.

Julia Cardigan

With the holidays around the corner, and the need for some fancier attire, I decided to have some fun with the Julia Cardigan pattern by Welcome to the Mouse House.  After stumbling across this awesome sequin fabric at my local Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores, with my 40% off coupon in hand, I knew what needed to be done. The Sequin Julia Cardigan. [...]

Pretty in Peplum

When did my eldest get so BIG?! Sigh, I just want her to stop growing now. It's funny, when they are little - all I can think (during the hard times) is the day when I will have some free time again, or the day I can take them shopping with me and we can spend 'girl time' together. But now that it is actually happening - I just want to scream SLOW DOWN!!! I [...]

The Goodship Dress

I'm a goodship, lollipop - it's a sweet trip to the candy shop... I can't help it! Every time I see the name of this dress, that song goes on repeat in my head.  The Goodship Dress pattern by Circus Wear is a vintage style sewing pattern with a classic sailor neckline, paired with a modern A-line frame.  Top it all off with a gorgeous front bow, and you a[...]

Who is writing all of this?

Check out the main authors of the Sewing Rabbit.

Jess Abbott
  • Jess Abbott

  • Owner
  • Jess Abbott the Sewing Rabbit is the founder and creative director behind the sewing rabbit blog, as well as, 5 & 10 Designs, and co-editor in chief of STYLO magazine. She resides in Virginia Beach with her husband and 3 children. Website:
Alexia Sotelo
  • Alexia Sotelo

  • Contributor
  • Author of Lexi Made, Alexia is a professional photographer and has been sewing for a little over a year. She currently resides in Utah with her husband, and 3 beautiful children. Website:
Justine Abbitt
  • Justine Abbitt

  • Contributor
  • Author of Sew Country Chick, Justine loves to update her 100 year old farmhouse in couture style. She currently resides in California with her husband and three children. Website:
Nicole Daksiewicz
  • Nicole Daksiewicz

  • Contributor
  • Founder of Modern Handcraft, Nicole has a passion for quilting. Working as a part time flight attendant, she has learned to perfect the art of 'crafts on the go'. She currently resides in Chicago with her husband and son. Website:

Melissa Hoover
  • Melissa Hoover

  • Contributor
  • Founder of EcoArmoire, Melissa has a passion for all things eco-friendly and sustainable, which comes out in her sewing. From women's, to children, to men's, to entire wedding parties - Melissa does it all! Website:
RaeAnna Goss
  • RaeAnna Goss

  • Contributor
  • Author of the blog Sewing Mama RaeAnna, this awesome Mama has a passion for sewing for her children. RaeAnna also teaches piano to children, and resides in Nashville with her husband and 2 children. Website:
Tara Faul
  • Tara Faul

  • Contributor
  • Author of Girl Like the Sea, Tara calls her sewing style modern, quirky, nerdy, whimsical, striped, and sometimes irreverent. A professional hair-stylist, this sewing mama currently resides in Virginia with her husband and 3 kids. Website:
Bernadette Reinecke
  • Bernadette Reinecke

  • Contributor
  • Author of daisies and dresses, Bernadette has been crafting ever since she could hold a pair of scissors. She also runs a successful Etsy shop, where she sells all of her handsewn goodies. Website,

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