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14 Must-Sew Fall Patterns for Women

Bright green pecans are growing abundantly on our tree, which means fall is just around the corner. One of my goals for this year was to sew more for myself, and what better way to do that than to add some key pieces to my fall wardrobe. These patterns include some essentials to spruce up any closet, so I hope you find some fall inspiration here yourself. [...]

10 Things To Do With a Scarf

I have a confession.  I am addicted to scarves. I kid you not, when I see a pretty scarf at the store I just cant help myself. They are the perfect accessory in my opinion! Throw one on, and it instantly adds color to any wardrobe. It can brighten up your face, turn a humdrum outfit into something fabulous, and hide all sort of problem areas. Not to menti[...]

Fall Collection Wrap Up

The Fall Collection has finally come to a close, and I couldn't be more proud of my team. This was the first Sewing Rabbit Collection in which it wasn't just all of my tutorials - but rather we pulled together collectively as a team and really brought something special. It was a lot of work for all involved, and I want to say a special thank you to each an[...]

Five and Ten Designs - 1 Pattern, 5 Designers

Make this Look

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

Make this Look - Indian Summer

I was totally inspired when I saw the featured photo courtesy of Vanity Fair.  Throw a tank underneath it and you are good for daytime, cover up with a sweater when it gets cooler at night. They are calling it Spring fashion, I am saying - let's bring that bad boy into late Summer / early Fall with us. Shall we? Make or Buy this Look  Wide Neck Sweats[...]

The Floral Fedora

Has anyone else noticed the explosion of Fedora Hats in kids photographs? I love it. As my good friend Alida says, we are Fedora enablers. Lol. I blame it on the awesome Style that Kid eBook that helped us all start to add more 'props' into our photography.  With my kids wearing their straw fedoras all Summer long, I thought it was the perfect time to pu[...]

Kids Knit Jumpsuit Inspiration

Is anyone else on the jumpsuit bandwagon? I am loving them.  After I picked up some cute knit fabric at Michael Levine's Loft - I knew I wanted to turn it into an easy jumpsuit for the kids. This jumpsuit was self-drafted using a tank top and pair of leggings, it was initially meant for Chloe. But when I messed up and basically made her a cat suit, Maddy[...]

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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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