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Jawbreaker/Festival Mash!

Jawbreaker/Festival Mash!

Hi there! My name is Yvonne and I am quite active in the sewing world. I test patterns, do strikes, and occasionally write a blog post or two. I was born and raised in the Philippines, in a land with no electricity or running water. Many times there was not much to do, aside from tending my own garden, some hand embroidery, crocheting, and sewing with my grandma. Those are my happiest memories! I moved to the U.S. in 2008. A few years later, I discovered there was such a thing as PDF patterns and places to buy crafting materials outside of Joann...

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Riot/Clover Mash Up!

Riot/Clover Mash Up!

Hi, I’m Charissa! I’m a military spouse, mom of four (two kids and two dogs), and we currently live in Oklahoma.  I consider myself a “Crafter of All Trades.”  Pinterest is my friend, and I enjoy trying out all sorts of new craft ideas!  Crafting is my “me time” and I usually turn to sewing, though occasionally I’ll switch to crocheting (especially if we’re on a road trip) or some other small craft project that piques my interest. Today, I’m going to tell you about my mash up using the George & Ginger Riot skirt and Clover top!  I loved...

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Monna Shirt Tutorial!

Monna Shirt Tutorial!

Hi all! I’m Jessica from Let’s Go Hobby, a blog that covers hobbies including sewing, gardening, cooking, and more! You can find the blog at www.letsgohobby.com. Since sewing is probably your gig since you are reading this, you can also check out my sews on Instagram at www.instagram.com/sojesssew.  Now that you know who I am, lets dive in! Full disclosure, I was in the testing group for the Monna Hoodie (link: https://georgeandgingerpatterns.com/products/the-monna-hoodie-womens-sizes-pdf-sewing-pattern?aff=89) and made two versions of the Hoodie. It’s super cute. If you haven’t seen the pattern before, here’s my final version: So, features on the Monna Hoodie: it...

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Reverse Drama Top!

Reverse Drama Top!

Hi everyone! I’m Emily Stevens (you’ll see me around Facebook as Emily Igo Stevens) from SewPo Threads, and I am excited to share with you one of my favorite quick and easy hacks - turning the Drama Dress into a shirt with the keyhole on the back!  You can snag the Drama Dress pattern here: https://georgeandgingerpatterns.com/collections/dresses/products/the-drama-dress-womens-sizes-pdf-sewing-pattern?aff=90 (please note this is an affiliate link - I get a small portion of sales, and it’s no extra cost to you). What you’ll need:*Drama Dress pattern - printed and assembled as usual *Measuring tape *Long ruler or other straightedge  *All your usual Drama...

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All aflutter for a Butterfly With Love!

All aflutter for a Butterfly With Love!

Hey friends, Jamie Rich back again. I’m delighted to be able to do a guest spot on the George + Ginger blog for a second time. You’ll usually find me over at www.instagram.com/whiletheyweresinging with my own makes and at www.instagram.com/plottwistthreads where I collaborate with a friend. Go check both out! You won’t regret it!  Anyway, on to why we’re here today. I love my With Love (get yours here with my affiliate link- https://georgeandgingerpatterns.com/products/the-with-love-dress-womens-sizes-pdf-sewing-pattern?aff=66) probably more than any other pattern I have. One of them gets worn at least weekly, no joke. Well, this time around I decided to change it...

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