children, sewing

Peony Patterns Iberis Dress {Release}

I do love a stunning dress back, and the latest dress I tested from Peony Patterns is certainly no exception! Iberis is a sophisticated dress with a fabulous back! Ruffles, geometric design (perfect for stripes, color blocking, incorporating trims and laces, etc), keyhole back, and an invisible zipper to finish it off. The dress is… Continue reading Peony Patterns Iberis Dress {Release}

children, sewing

Jalie Martin Lounge Pants {Release}

The Jalie reveal continues! (If you missed my post yesterday, go check out the Jalie Bonnie Romper and all the details on Jalie's latest collection!). Jalie's latest collection includes quite a few menswear patterns. Jalie Martin is a lounge pant and boxer short pattern, designed for boys and men (of course, it can be unisex… Continue reading Jalie Martin Lounge Pants {Release}

men, sewing

Simplicity 8519 Pajamas for Minerva

Minerva recently sent me this Robert Kaufman Mammoth Cotton Flannel and it's an absolute dream! Definitely the nicest flannel I've ever come across - thick, soft, and sturdy. My husband habitually blows out the knees in his lounge pants, but I can see this lasting for quite some time! For this project I had a… Continue reading Simplicity 8519 Pajamas for Minerva

children, sewing

Duchess & Hare Junebug for Minerva

A few months ago, my eldest daughter was helping me peruse Minerva when she spotted this cupcake print on poplin. She HAD to have it and she HAD to have it in a Junebug, because of course, if you have a cupcake fabric, you must have a dress with an apron to go with it!… Continue reading Duchess & Hare Junebug for Minerva

children, sewing

Happy Birthday Peony Patterns!

To celebrate Peony Patterns' first birthday, I thought I'd whip up an Ivy Dress for my youngest in this adorable cupcake poplin from Minerva! My eldest actually picked this one out quite a few months ago and so I did make her something too, but since I had leftovers, I put them to use for… Continue reading Happy Birthday Peony Patterns!

children, sewing

Polkadot Periwinkle Dress & Top for Minerva

A few months ago, Minerva sent me some gorgeous Lady McElroy Viscose Jersey in this fantastic bright pink with black polkadot print. I knew it would make a perfect big swishy dress for my eldest, but then after it arrived, she decided she hated it. Black polkadots, apparently, were not acceptable. Anyways, after I offered… Continue reading Polkadot Periwinkle Dress & Top for Minerva

sewing, women

Itch to Stitch Nittany Top {Release}

A new sew for me! Minerva recently gifted me some gorgeous crepe fabric, and when I saw the tester call for the Itch to Stitch Nittany Top, I just knew it would be a perfect match! This particular top features an optional keyhole neckline, cup sizes, pleated round neckline, short sleeves, partial front lining, optional… Continue reading Itch to Stitch Nittany Top {Release}