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