children, sewing

Ottobre Ultimate Casual Sweatpants 4/2013 #27

  My daughter is currently growing like a weed, so I whipped up these Ottobre sweatpants for her (4/2013 #27). I thought they would be an immediate hit. I mean, flowers, girls, yes? Sigh. Apparently the fabric is too scratchy. Oh well. She has at least had some wear out of them (enough to fade… Continue reading Ottobre Ultimate Casual Sweatpants 4/2013 #27

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men, sewing

I Am Your Father(‘s Day T-shirts)!

For Father’s Day, I decided to surprise my hubby with matching Star Wars inspired t-shirts for he and our two older kids. One of my Ottobre mags has a matching mens and kids t-shirt pattern, so I used that. It has a regular front and raglan back. I made a muslin with black cotton lycra… Continue reading I Am Your Father(‘s Day T-shirts)!

children, sewing

Peppa Pig Dress/Tunic and Leggings

My second project with the Peppa Pig panels! I created this dress with Ottobre Magazine 3/2015 #15 “Lionella”. I think this has been one of my most time consuming knit projects! There just seemed to be a lot of pieces and parts, but I got there in the end. Overall I liked the look. I… Continue reading Peppa Pig Dress/Tunic and Leggings

children, sewing

Peppa Pig Sleeveless Hoodie (Ottobre 3/2015)

My kids are crazy about Peppa Pig so when I saw a preorder for a Peppa custom knit come up, I jumped on it. My first foray into custom knits… very dangerous eye candy, LOL. I picked up a yard of fabric and 3 panels – 2 with Peppa and 1 with George. My plan… Continue reading Peppa Pig Sleeveless Hoodie (Ottobre 3/2015)

children, sewing

Ottobre Circus Horse Dress (4/2013 – #20)

I made this dress for my daughter to wear over Christmas – it’s taken a while to get a photo of it! Little miss doesn’t like to wear any warm clothing however, so it has been impossible to get a photo of her actually in this dress! As usual, the instructions were easy to follow,… Continue reading Ottobre Circus Horse Dress (4/2013 – #20)