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Four years ago I took my wardrobe into my own hands and I haven’t looked back since. And now I’m working to share more about my journey in plus-size sewing with you. Join The Needle And The Belle newsletter list and keep up with what’s hot in sewing.

Hi there! I’m a plus-sized sewist dedicated to creating a super dope wardrobe for my family and I one piece at a time.

Pattern Tests

Pattern testing has really gotten me sewing way more than I would have. Check out some of my recent pieces that I’ve tested here!

Pattern Hacks

Sure, following directions is cool but you know what’s even better? Hacking a pattern to be something unique and that fits your style!

Fabric Love

I didn’t know this until after I really got into sewing but buying fabric is a separate hobby! Here I share some of my faves and lessons.
Easy 5-Minute Cloth Mask Tutorial

Easy 5-Minute Cloth Mask Tutorial

Unless you’ve been under a rock, you know that the CDC has recently recommended that people leave the house with facial coverings. While there are a bunch of people that are still doubting the effectiveness of a cloth mask, it’s one of the recommendations that the CDC...

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I’m Speaking At The GA Pinners Conference!!!

I’m Speaking At The GA Pinners Conference!!!

The GA Pinners Conference is right around the corner and guess who's presenting?!!? That's right!!! I am!!! I'm super excited to have been selected to have a session. In fact, I'm super nervous to be surrounded by a bunch of talented crafters but I'm kicking my...

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