children, sewing

Peony Patterns Iberis Dress {Release}

I do love a stunning dress back, and the latest dress I tested from Peony Patterns is certainly no exception! Iberis is a sophisticated dress with a fabulous back! Ruffles, geometric design (perfect for stripes, color blocking, incorporating trims and laces, etc), keyhole back, and an invisible zipper to finish it off. The dress is… Continue reading Peony Patterns Iberis Dress {Release}

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Jalie Martin Lounge Pants {Release}

The Jalie reveal continues! (If you missed my post yesterday, go check out the Jalie Bonnie Romper and all the details on Jalie's latest collection!). Jalie's latest collection includes quite a few menswear patterns. Jalie Martin is a lounge pant and boxer short pattern, designed for boys and men (of course, it can be unisex… Continue reading Jalie Martin Lounge Pants {Release}

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Jalie Bonnie Romper {Release}

Jalie's 2021 collection has launched and you're bound to find something to love! This year, Jalie is launching 10 new patterns designed for men, women, and kids, and they've added a separate extended sizing pattern as well (so sizing for each pattern now goes from kids 2T - 2XL, and 1XL - 5XL.). When I… Continue reading Jalie Bonnie Romper {Release}

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Peony Patterns Posie Dress + Azalea Embroidery {Release}

This week I volunteered at my church's annual kids summer camp. Since my role was pretty low-key (just checking the kids in at the beginning of the day and out at the end) I had plenty of extra time to do some hand sewing! Azalea Hand Embroidery Pattern So, meet Azalea! This is a hand… Continue reading Peony Patterns Posie Dress + Azalea Embroidery {Release}

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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

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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}

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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

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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!