children, sewing

Sew Americana 2018 Tour

Welcome to Day 4 of the 2018 Sew Americana Blog Tour, hosted by Katy at Wild & Wanderful! This is my second time participating - last year I made this pair of shorts and tank top for myself. This year, I decided I would stash bust (woo hoo!) and make my 4 year old son… Continue reading Sew Americana 2018 Tour

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sewing, women

Itch to Stitch Love Blog Tour

Last month we learned that Kennis, the designer at Itch to Stitch, had her home burgled with thieves taking her uninsured sewing machine, photography equipment, computer, pots and pans, hair dryer, and more! A few of us decided we wanted to do more than just send condolences, so an idea was born and here we… Continue reading Itch to Stitch Love Blog Tour

children, sewing

Back to School Blog Tour

Welcome to Day 4 of the Lulu & Celeste & Sprouting Jube Jube Productions Back to School Blog Tour! When I signed up for this tour a few months ago, I thought I had *all the time in the world*! I worked out the four patterns I was going to make, printed them all out,… Continue reading Back to School Blog Tour

children, men, sewing, women

Suit up for Summer

Welcome to day 4 of the Suit Up For Summer blog tour hosted by Karly Nelson of Paisley Roots and Tami Peterson of Sew Sophie Lynn! I'm excited to have this opportunity to share my swim creations with you and I hope you'll be inspired and encouraged to jump into the swim sewing world! We… Continue reading Suit up for Summer

children, sewing

Oliver + S Sunny Day Shorts

(Originally published on BurdaStyle May 31, 2014) I made these Oliver + S Sunny Day Shorts (a free pattern!) for my toddler this weekend. I customized the original pattern by adding pockets (from another Oliver+S pattern) and piping. I had never worked with piping before. The biggest challenge was hemming with the piping in place.… Continue reading Oliver + S Sunny Day Shorts