men, sewing

Simplicity 8519 Pajamas for Minerva

Minerva recently sent me this Robert Kaufman Mammoth Cotton Flannel and it's an absolute dream! Definitely the nicest flannel I've ever come across - thick, soft, and sturdy. My husband habitually blows out the knees in his lounge pants, but I can see this lasting for quite some time! For this project I had a… Continue reading Simplicity 8519 Pajamas for Minerva

children, sewing

Peony Patterns Gardenia Dress {Release}

Peony Patterns has a new dress out, and it's just gorgeous! I had initially planned on NOT sewing up a Gardenia Dress in time for the release, but the day before the launch, I decided to get sewing on one. In chiffon. Because that is how I roll. Gardenia is Carlie Di Cecco's first design… Continue reading Peony Patterns Gardenia Dress {Release}

children, sewing

Duchess & Hare Junebug for Minerva

A few months ago, my eldest daughter was helping me peruse Minerva when she spotted this cupcake print on poplin. She HAD to have it and she HAD to have it in a Junebug, because of course, if you have a cupcake fabric, you must have a dress with an apron to go with it!… Continue reading Duchess & Hare Junebug for Minerva

children, sewing

Happy Birthday Peony Patterns!

To celebrate Peony Patterns' first birthday, I thought I'd whip up an Ivy Dress for my youngest in this adorable cupcake poplin from Minerva! My eldest actually picked this one out quite a few months ago and so I did make her something too, but since I had leftovers, I put them to use for… Continue reading Happy Birthday Peony Patterns!

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All About Pre-Reading! {Review}

This year I decided to try something new with my youngest: All About Reading: Pre-Reading. I'd initially planned to just have her use various workbooks and participate in our daily storytimes, but this little one was desperate to "do school," so I thought I'd give a published curriculum a shot! We have used All About… Continue reading All About Pre-Reading! {Review}

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Mommy & Me for Fabric Mart

I'm back on the Fabric Mart blog today with a couple of outfits for me and my girls, all using some pretty Italian designer crepe! I ventured out of my pattern comfort zone too, and finally tried my hand at a True/Bias pattern! I used the Roscoe Dress for me, and since I had so… Continue reading Mommy & Me for Fabric Mart

children, sewing

Polkadot Periwinkle Dress & Top for Minerva

A few months ago, Minerva sent me some gorgeous Lady McElroy Viscose Jersey in this fantastic bright pink with black polkadot print. I knew it would make a perfect big swishy dress for my eldest, but then after it arrived, she decided she hated it. Black polkadots, apparently, were not acceptable. Anyways, after I offered… Continue reading Polkadot Periwinkle Dress & Top for Minerva

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Peony Patterns Honeysuckle Dress {Release} for P&B Textiles

I'm so excited to share my Honeysuckle Dress with you today! This is a project I actually made over a month ago now, so it's been a bit hard to keep it locked away! When my daughter picked out this gorgeous Arabesque quilting cotton from P&B Textiles, my plan was to make her a Peony… Continue reading Peony Patterns Honeysuckle Dress {Release} for P&B Textiles