Do you enjoy trying out new indie pattern designers AND scoring their patterns at a fabulous discount? About twice a year, Sew Fab creates a bundle of patterns so that you can do exactly that! This bundle includes 12 patterns from 7 popular designers, with everything you need to create a back-to-school wardrobe for kids, and a couple of options for adults too. With patterns for pants, dresses, hats, leggings, shorts, tops, skirts, jackets AND a fun blanket, as well as a mix of knit and woven options, there's really something for everyone! Read More...
Over the last couple of weeks, I've been back into testing mode with the Itch to Stitch Kauai Top! I do enjoy testing for Itch to Stitch - it's a great way to get a project for ME done and build some online sewing friendships along the way! I'd tested a similar style pattern a few years ago (shortly after I started pattern testing) but it was a bit disastrous. Since I trust Itch to Stitch, I thought I'd give this style another shot. (Read more)
This week I sewed up the newly updated (aff) Well Rounded Dress by Duchess & Hare*. This pattern, which originally featured a rounded yoke, now has a straight yoke option too. Duchess & Hare is a wonderful pattern company specializing in vintage-modern girls' clothing patterns. Their drafting gets high praise from industry professionals and Well Rounded… Continue reading Updated! Duchess & Hare Well Rounded Dress
Welcome to Day 4 of the Lulu & Celeste & Sprouting Jube Jube Productions Back to School Blog Tour! When I signed up for this tour a few months ago, I thought I had *all the time in the world*! I worked out the four patterns I was going to make, printed them all out,… Continue reading Back to School Blog Tour
This post is from my archives! Originally published May 15, 2013 This is the first Oliver+S Class Picnic Blouse I made for my eldest daughter. The trickiest part to making this particular blouse was the fabric that I chose. Because it had such an obvious print, it was important to have the yoke and the… Continue reading Oliver + S Class Picnic Blouse
This post is from my archives! Originally published May 14, 2013 I made this Oliver + S Ice Cream blouse for my daughter. It was soo easy! The pattern was very easy to follow and since it had only 2 or 3 pattern pieces, was quick to cut out and sew up. I will definitely… Continue reading Oliver+S Icecream Blouse