accessories, men, sewing

Great Gift! Jalie Galaxy 2 – Woodworking Apron Mashup

Shortly after we got married, I discovered that my husband's only hobby was watching Anime. Having grown up with a million hobbies, the idea that sitting in front of TV was a suitable hobby just didn't jive with me. So I told him he had to get a hobby! Given that he's a software engineer… Continue reading Great Gift! Jalie Galaxy 2 – Woodworking Apron Mashup

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accessories, sewing

Gifts to Sew: Cloth Napkins Tutorial {Blog Tour}

It's Ti's birthday today (Happy Birthday Ti!), so we're celebrating with the "Gifts to Sew" Blog Tour this week! My initial plan for this tour was to make some American Girl Doll clothes but time got away from me, so I decided to share a tutorial for making cloth napkins (serviettes) instead. Cloth napkins make… Continue reading Gifts to Sew: Cloth Napkins Tutorial {Blog Tour}

children, sewing

Oliver + S Icecream Blouse – Hello Kitty

(Originally published on BurdaStyle, February 28, 2014) Made another Oliver+S icecream blouse, this time as a birthday present for one of my daughter’s little friends :). These are so easy to whip up, don’t use much fabric, and make a great gift, in my opinion! Material Notes cotton -hello kitty (fabric.com / joann) – I… Continue reading Oliver + S Icecream Blouse – Hello Kitty

children, sewing

Oliver + S Seashore Dress

(Originally published on BurdaStyle February 28, 2014) I made this Oliver+S Seashore Dress in 6-12M for a friend’s baby shower recently. I was put on a spending freeze by my hubby (lol), so shopped from my stash and opted for this fabric. I had just enough! Unfortunately I then went and carelessly clipped the front… Continue reading Oliver + S Seashore Dress