sewing, women

Jalie Magic Tee & Pencil Skirt

Phew, it has been a whirlwind week here! (Or perhaps a whirlwind few months if I'm truly honest with myself.) I'm notorious for biting off a ton of things in the hope that some of those things get accomplished. My super-planner husband shakes his head always! For the last few years we've been using Classical… Continue reading Jalie Magic Tee & Pencil Skirt

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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

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, sewing

Ottobre Ruched Skirt (4/2013 #5)

(Originally published on BurdaStyle 1/17/2016) I decided to make 4 of these little skirts as gifts for some upcoming birthdays. I love how easy they were to make, and how cute the finished product is! I might become addicted to shirring ;-). The instructions called for two rectangles serged together, resulting in two side seams,… Continue reading Ottobre Ruched Skirt (4/2013 #5)