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Whimsberry Top 20 Halloween Movies for October Sewing

Whimsberry Top 20 Halloween Movies for October Sewing

October is my all time favorite month for movie binging.  Maybe it's the weather turning colder, the dull outside colors or the weather.  Or maybe it's just the fact that I just enjoy good creepy movies and they are abundant on all viewing platforms. Whatever it is, I am ever so comfortable sewing all day while a parade of great creepy movies play in the background.  Give me a Stephen King marathon and I will happily drink tea and sew all day long! 

During the month of October I have an every growing list of movies that I try and...


How to Remove Sticker Labels from Ankara Fabric - An Easy Tutorial

How to Remove Sticker Labels from Ankara Fabric - An Easy Tutorial

Hello and welcome back!  If you have been following this blog, you may remember a post that I wrote a while back about sewing with Ankara fabrics!  Well, since I published that post, I have become the proud hunter, purchaser and owner of some amazing Ankara/African Wax Print Fabrics.

I love them, I longingly look at them when I walk past them in my hall.  I draw up designs to use them on.  But until today, I have been intimidated by the sticker that adorns them.  I tried to research the history of the tricky...


Easy Sewing Challenge for beginners - The Little Bear Headband by Whimsberry

Easy Sewing Challenge for beginners - The Little Bear Headband by Whimsberry

Hello and welcome back!  We are here to present our second sewing challenge, and talk about the exciting GIVEAWAY that will be happening at the completion!

If you are finding Whimsberry for the first time, then welcome!  We are so happy that you are visiting!  Feel free to leave a comment and tell us how you found us!

Now, let's get started.  This sewing challenge doubles as a tutorial for beginners, so all sewing levels are welcome and encouraged to sew along with us!  We took the challenge up a notch, but not the level of...


The Good vs the Bad ..in photos!

The Good vs the Bad ..in photos!

Hello!  Yesterday, my boyfriend Dan and I were doing a photo shoot for some new vintage that I will be adding to the Whimsberry Etsy Store.  As I was going through the mass amount of new photos to delete the bad ones, I realized that this is a topic that should be discussed more in detail. 

The good vs the bad photos.

For any of you lovely readers that do not know me, I am a fashion designer and I own a small business, Whimsberry.  I am the CEO, the designer, the seamstress,...


Whimsberry Sewing Challenge #1: Easy Vintage Style Hair Scarf - With a Giveaway!!

Whimsberry Sewing Challenge #1: Easy Vintage Style Hair Scarf - With a Giveaway!!

Hello, and welcome to the very first Whimsberry sewing challenge!  I have been planning these challenges in my head for a very long time and I am overjoyed that the first one is actually here!  So again, hello, and thank you for reading.  If all goes well, we will be launching a sewing challenge on the first of every month for the rest of the year! Yay! Exciting!

For this first challenge, I received a lot of feedback that it should be easy for both of us.  A test of sorts to see what can be done.  I thought, and thought,...