children, sewing

Ivy & Marigold + Aboriginal Art

In my last post, I shared how I took a trip to Artistic Artifacts to get some Tilda fabric. I should probably amend that to say I actually first decided to go because I realized they had Australian Aboriginal fabric *and then* realized they had Tilda too! Knowing that I was about to sew up… Continue reading Ivy & Marigold + Aboriginal Art

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Duchess & Hare Junebug Dress {Release}

I'm so loving this hand embroidery kick I'm on! My youngest had been nagging for an embroidered dress after I had made her big sister's dress a few weeks ago. When she saw me stitching this one, she promptly gave me some of her artwork and declared that she wanted me to embroider it! So,… Continue reading Duchess & Hare Junebug Dress {Release}

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Phee Fabrics Swim Week: LLK Monaco

Hurray for summer and swimsuit making! Last week, Phee Fabrics sent me a surprise 1/2 yard of their Swim Tricot Knit to sew up and promote during their Swim Week. I was *VERY* surprised to receive NEON YELLOW! It's totally not a color I would have selected on my own, but it's very very fabulous… Continue reading Phee Fabrics Swim Week: LLK Monaco

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Peony Patterns – Poppy Dress & Briar Embroidery {Release}

I'm so excited to share the Poppy Dress and Briar Embroidery from Peony Patterns' very first collection! The dress designer, Natasha Chrismas, used to be a designer for Little Lizard King and recently decided to start her own pattern company. Testing this dress was super fun and I was SO inspired by the incredible talent… Continue reading Peony Patterns – Poppy Dress & Briar Embroidery {Release}

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Duchess & Hare Everything Nice Revisited

What are little girls made of, made of? What are little girls made of? Sugar and spice and everything nice; That's what little girls are made of. - Robert Southey, circa 1820 I tested the Everything Nice Dress by Duchess and Hare late last year, and in doing so made a fit muslin. I have… Continue reading Duchess & Hare Everything Nice Revisited

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Duchess & Hare Loosey Goosey Dress Release & Rolled Hem Tutorial

After a bit of a co-vid induced sewing slump I'm again sewing all the things! Case in point: I've participated in three pattern tests in the last three weeks and starting today I'll be sharing the first of my projects with you! Whenever there's a Duchess and Hare test, I try to jump on it… Continue reading Duchess & Hare Loosey Goosey Dress Release & Rolled Hem Tutorial