{Another} Jalie City Coat 2680 {or two…}

Do you remember the Jalie City Coat we sewed in olive green stretch twill?  Well, that coat has seen constant wear by me and Allegra and Aria.  So it was time to make one {or two} more. The only change we made from the last version was to remove 1/2″ width from the shoulders.  IContinue reading “{Another} Jalie City Coat 2680 {or two…}”

Quilted Jacket Tutorial

Today I have that quilted jacket tutorial I promised when sharing our makes for the Project Run & Play Pantone Party.  This tutorial can be used in general to make any quilted jacket.  Specifically, I made an English paper pieced quilted moto jacket for my daughter. Quilted Jacket Tutorial step 1: Make a mini “quilt”Continue reading “Quilted Jacket Tutorial”

Partial to Full Button Placket Tutorial

Today we have a tutorial for you for adding a full button placket and collar to the Thyme Shirt pattern.  This would work for any partial popover shirt pattern with a mandarin collar. In these photos you see a Thyme Shirt made using Art Gallery Fabrics Canary cotton fabric.  Full button placket tutorial Step 1: CutContinue reading “Partial to Full Button Placket Tutorial”

Project Run & Play Pantone Party

It’s with great delight that I share my makes for the Project Run & Play Pantone Party!  Today I’m sharing an overview, and then throughout the next little while, I’ll be sharing a couple of tutorials on how I created these looks. Special thanks to Kalli June Photography for the breathtaking photos of my kidsContinue reading “Project Run & Play Pantone Party”

Lane Raglan Sweatshirt with 3 Piece Hood

Oh hi there!  It seems like I’m back with another favorite top.  This is probably going to shock you (sarcasm) but I used a Hey June pattern and the best fabric I could find!  This one came about because I bought myself some really nice fabric as a reward for finishing up a job wellContinue reading “Lane Raglan Sweatshirt with 3 Piece Hood”

Giving the Sheridan Sweater a Second Chance

Want to hear my confession?  I sewed up 2 Sheridan Sweaters at the beginning of last year.  Aria’s was made from black sweater knit and mine was made from french terry.  She wore hers so much that it’s completely threadbare, and she’d requested another one.  I’d worn mine once.  Since our sizes and styles aren’tContinue reading “Giving the Sheridan Sweater a Second Chance”

Lyric Dress Review

When the most gorgeous fabric meets the perfect pattern, you can almost hear the heralds singing, right?  We got a chance to work with some Portuguese Pinstripe Stretch Suiting Grey Dress Fabric from Minerva.  This fabric has with just a tiny bit of stretch, which makes the finished dress absolutely delightful to wear…so I’m told.Continue reading “Lyric Dress Review”

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