Time for some new-to-me patterns! For this tour, I sewed up some fantastic patterns from jennuine Design, and also a woven skirt from a Japanese sewing book.
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
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
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
(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)
(Originally published on BurdaStyle May 26, 2015) I made a discovery. I hate tulle. Ugh! What a horrible fabric to work with!! Well, I got this done, and if anyone catches me buying tulle again, stop me!! This reversable tutu is from the book, Oliver+S Little Things to Sew (affiliate link). The book does have more projects… Continue reading Oliver+S Tutu