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Peony Patterns Banksia Dress {for Minerva}

In my effort to use up every last scrap, I couldn't go past creating a Peony Patterns Banksia Dress for my youngest, after making the Sage Dress for her older sister! How much fun are these tags?! Juno Design USA sent these reversible heart labels to me - they fit perfectly inside a side seam… Continue reading Peony Patterns Banksia Dress {for Minerva}

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Peony Patterns Sage Dress {for Minerva}

Minerva sent me a couple of meters of this gorgeous John Kaldor Lizzano Cotton Sateen in a purple floral ("Blossom") and I knew it would be perfect as a Sage dress for my eldest daughter! Sage is one of the newest dresses from Peony Patterns, but I didn't have time to test it before it… Continue reading Peony Patterns Sage Dress {for Minerva}

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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}

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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}

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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

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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

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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!

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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