children, sewing

I’m an Auntie, Again!

I'm one of four girls, so it only figures that when Sister #2 had four boys, and sister #3 had her first baby, it was no surprise when we found out it was a boy too! So, I'm an Aunt to FIVE boys... who all happen to be in Australia 😢😢. *This post contains affiliate links… Continue reading I’m an Auntie, Again!

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accessories, children, sewing

Lienchen Skirt, Ottobre Top & Doll Outfit

The nice thing about sewing custom designed fabric is that I'm obligated to maximize every last bit of it! With the remaining pieces of this "Endless Hearts" Cotton Lycra (from Beanpop Fabrics) that I used last week to make the Filou Hoodie, I decided to make the Lienchen Skirt by Pom & Pino. This is… Continue reading Lienchen Skirt, Ottobre Top & Doll Outfit

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

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)