children, sewing

U.S. Air Force Jacket

Living in the DC area means we're surrounded by military and government contractors (my husband falls into the latter category!). When Affordable Fabrics and More announced the new military fabric round, I figured I would skip it, since we aren't military (and the sample collection was originally offered to the military seamstresses in our group).… Continue reading U.S. Air Force Jacket

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children, sewing

Face Your Fears!

I'm not really one for Halloween themed fabric, but when I saw this Stitch panel along with the Oogie melted crayon, I showed my son and he was *all about it*. The kid adores melted crayon, and in addition to being cat obsessed, he's also really into dogs, so this was a win-win for him!… Continue reading Face Your Fears!

children, sewing

Zebra baby!

One of my friends had a baby shower on Saturday, so on Friday night I decided to make a hoodie and pants for the mommy-to-be. I cut everything out Friday night and sewed it all together Saturday morning! (*Contains affiliate links) I decided to use the Halla Patterns Kids Stardust Shirt* as my hoodie pattern… Continue reading Zebra baby!

sewing, women

To top it off: Jalie Pleated Vest

To go along with my pants and top that I shared the other day, I wanted to complete the look with a cardigan. I found this striped sweater knit from Simply By Ti and decided to try and make it work! It's definitely bolder than what I usually would choose for outerwear (I'm a solids… Continue reading To top it off: Jalie Pleated Vest

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Jalie Zip-Front Hoodie + Seahorses

I've been loving making hoodies for my kids - I love the options for details, showing off cool fabric, and my kids just love to have hoods and pockets on their clothes. What I don't like however, is that THEY NEVER WEAR THEM. Waaaaaah!!!!! I finally worked out that my children will only wear hoodies… Continue reading Jalie Zip-Front Hoodie + Seahorses

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Lion… er… Liger Hoodie!

Can I just start by saying, I love, love, LOVE Whimsy Baby Customs Rapports?! What is a Rapport you say? Well, turn to my trusty search engine: A Whimsy Baby Customs Rapport goes along the same vein - a panel and two coordinates - all on one meter of fabric! I think it's a brilliant… Continue reading Lion… er… Liger Hoodie!