sewing, children

Lemon Flavored Jasmine Dress

There are two ways to my youngest daughter's heart: lemons and owls. Last Halloween she was a lemon, the previous Halloween she was an owl. Next Halloween, she has declared she wants to be a bee. Why a bee? Well, this adorable lemon and bee fabric of course! When I spotted this citrus fabric collection… Continue reading Lemon Flavored Jasmine Dress

children, sewing

Peony Patterns Juniper Dress {Release}

So for this last month or so, I've been on a bit of a sewing hiatus. It wasn't really *intentional* - the issue was that my sewing machine refused to do an automatic buttonhole. This issue started back in October, and when I took it into the shop for them to fix it, their tech… Continue reading Peony Patterns Juniper Dress {Release}

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Floral Dresses & Swimsuits {for FabricMart}

I'm excited to be doing another year as a Fabricista for FabricMart! Every quarter, FabricMart gives me $50 to spend in their store and then I sew it all up and share it on their blog! This month I was drawn to these two floral prints in their shop - a woven border print, and… Continue reading Floral Dresses & Swimsuits {for FabricMart}

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Peony Patterns Freesia Dress {Release}

There's nothing quite as stunning as a double circle skirt! The new Freesia Dress by Peony Patterns has all that PLUS it's an easy dress to make with no elastic and just a few buttons in the back! I decided to make Freesia for my eldest daughter and she just loves how twirly it is!… Continue reading Peony Patterns Freesia Dress {Release}

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Peony Patterns Myrtle Dress {Release}

Tash from Peony Patterns has knocked it out of the park again with another super stunning dress! Myrtle is the latest dress everyone is swooning over, and it's easy to see why! The elegant buttoned back and the gorgeous puffy sleeves -- with NO elastic! -- are a beginner sewist's dream sew! And the options… Continue reading Peony Patterns Myrtle Dress {Release}

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Hand Embroidered Owl Dress

Ever since my youngest daughter was 18 months, she's been obsessed with owls. I don't quite know what the trigger for it was, however around about that time, our homeschool community did an owl pellet dissection with my older kids, later that day I showed my kids some owl pellet videos on YouTube (and again… Continue reading Hand Embroidered Owl Dress

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Christmas Sparkles & Fur, Oh My! {for FabricMart}

With just a few days to go before Christmas, I knew my final FabricMart make of 2021 needed to be fancy Christmas dresses for my daughters! Ignoring all the dire warnings from sewists on the Internet, I bravely selected some cranberry sequined stretch velvet, panther black polyester faux fur, and polyester stretch lining. And then… Continue reading Christmas Sparkles & Fur, Oh My! {for FabricMart}

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Peony Patterns Cerise Dress {Release}

I'm excited to share my final pattern test of the year, the Cerese dress from Peony Patterns! (This means I have all the last minute Christmas sewing to get working on now!!). Cerese (French for "cherry") is a lovely woven dress with an elastic waist, short and long sleeve options with tie cuffs, optional pintuck… Continue reading Peony Patterns Cerise Dress {Release}

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Peony Patterns Lantana {Release}

I took some time over the last few weeks to test the latest dress pattern from Peony Patterns, Lantana. My plan was to make a Christmas themed dress after making this test sample, but unfortunately my sewing machine had a few visits to the hospital, so the Christmas version will have to wait! Lantana is… Continue reading Peony Patterns Lantana {Release}

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Peony Patterns Banksia Dress {for Minerva}

In my effort to use up every last scrap, I couldn't go past creating a Peony Patterns Banksia Dress for my youngest, after making the Sage Dress for her older sister! How much fun are these tags?! Juno Design USA sent these reversible heart labels to me - they fit perfectly inside a side seam… Continue reading Peony Patterns Banksia Dress {for Minerva}