children, sewing

Jalie Zip-Front Hoodie + Seahorses

I've been loving making hoodies for my kids - I love the options for details, showing off cool fabric, and my kids just love to have hoods and pockets on their clothes. What I don't like however, is that THEY NEVER WEAR THEM. Waaaaaah!!!!! I finally worked out that my children will only wear hoodies… Continue reading Jalie Zip-Front Hoodie + Seahorses

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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! (*Contains affiliate links) This week I helped test the new Duchess & Hare Take a Bow Dress and Cape Winslet*, and together they make a most delightful (and… Continue reading Duchess & Hare – Take A Bow Dress & Cape Winslet Release

children, sewing

Ottobre Stardust Hooded Jacket with Diagonal Zipper

Originally published on BurdaStyle 12/03/2014 I finally made something for my son! It also happened to be my very first project from an Ottobre magazine (4/2013). The diagonal zipper was what caught my attention, so when I found some blue fleece on clearance at Joann, I decided it would work well as this sweater. (Incidentally,… Continue reading Ottobre Stardust Hooded Jacket with Diagonal Zipper

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