children, sewing

Duchess & Hare – Take A Bow Dress & Cape Winslet Release

Well, Halloween is behind us (ahem, belated blog post on that coming soon!), which means it is *prime time* to get Christmas dresses out of the way! This week I helped test the new Duchess & Hare Take a Bow Dress and Cape Winslet, and together they make a most delightful (and not particularly complicated)… Continue reading Duchess & Hare – Take A Bow Dress & Cape Winslet Release

children, sewing

Oliver+S School Days Jacket

I decided to make this Oliver+S School Days jacket for the Whimsical Fabric sewalong โ€” albeit a few days late! As much as I would have loved to buy some new fabric for this project, I really wanted to stash bust. I had some laminated cotton in my stash that we used to use under… Continue reading Oliver+S School Days Jacket

children, sewing

Oliver + S Secret Agent Trench Coat

(Originally appeared on BurdaStyle, June 1, 2014) I really need to get a picture of my daughter wearing this Oliver+S Secret Agent Trench Coat! But in the meantime, these photos will have to do! This is a pretty simple pattern to put together. For me, the trickiest part was the bias binding. If there is… Continue reading Oliver + S Secret Agent Trench Coat