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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!

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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

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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

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Peony Patterns Maple Dress {Release}

A new dress from Peony Patterns is available, and it's gorgeous of course!! I also had the opportunity to partner with P&B Textiles, a quilting fabric company, and *spoiler alert* - I have another Peony outfit coming in the same fabric in just a few weeks!!! **Also! Peony Patterns have reached 10K members in their… Continue reading Peony Patterns Maple Dress {Release}

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Peony Patterns Jasmine + Iris (Pastel Rainbow Dress)

We all have those projects. You know the ones: The ones we start. And then.... they go on hold... for way too long. I actually stitched this Iris embroidery MONTHS ago. And of course, it was just LOVE! I really enjoyed stitching the Hungarian Chain Stitch, though it did take a couple of tries to… Continue reading Peony Patterns Jasmine + Iris (Pastel Rainbow Dress)

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Peony Patterns Periwinkle Dress {Release}

New dresses for my girls and OH SO PRETTY! I'm so excited about this uber feminine kids knit dress pattern! Puff sleeves. Twirl factor. Scoop back. Swoooooon! Periwinkle is the latest dress pattern from Peony Patterns. It's designed for knit fabric (the stretchy kind!) such as rayon lycra, cotton lycra, double brushed polyester, bamboo spandex,… Continue reading Peony Patterns Periwinkle Dress {Release}

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Peony Patterns Hyacinth Dress {Release}

I'm so excited to share a gorgeous new dress pattern with you! The Hyacinth Dress is the first pattern by Belinda Abira, the newest designer for Peony Patterns. Belinda is originally from Kenya and Hyacinth is a named after the Water Hyacinth, a plant found in her home town. (Fun fact: shortly after she told… Continue reading Peony Patterns Hyacinth Dress {Release}