Rayon Challis Amalifi Dress with no waist seam

The Amalfi Dress from Hey June Patterns doesn’t seem to get sewn as often as some of the other Hey June Patterns. People think the silhouette isn’t for them, so hopefully after seeing this version of the Amalfi, you’ll give it another look.

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”

Charleston Dress

Recently I sewed a form fitting dress for Allegra, and shared some tips about sewing for other on the So Sew English blog.  Sewing for others is something I’m quite familiar with as you know if you’ve perused this blog for any time at all!  Side note: my favorite sewing is for myself…don’t tell myContinue reading “Charleston Dress”

Summer Weight Wool Maxi Skirt

Have you ever sewn with summer weight wool?  This skirt was our 1st time sewing with it, and our review.  We used the Fumeterre Skirt pattern from Deer and Doe to sew with our summer weight wool. Summer weight wool is much lighter than regular wool.  It seems like it might have a slightly looserContinue reading “Summer Weight Wool Maxi Skirt”

Grunge Floral Phoenix Blouse

To go with her new rayon challis maxi circle skirt, Aria needed a new blouse. Enter the grunge floral Phoenix Blouse. The Phoenix Blouse pattern is a boho style top and a definite favorite, as you might have guessed! (Remember how we designated last summer as the Summer of the Phoenix Blouse?) No regrets andContinue reading “Grunge Floral Phoenix Blouse”

Mustard Phoenix Blouse and Navy Pinstripe Skirt

I envisioned this outfit for the first time over 20 years ago! The details escape me now, but somewhere there was a navy pinstripe skirt and I fell in love. However, taking into consideration my 6′ height, the look I wanted was not achievable so the idea of a navy pinstripe skirt was filed awayContinue reading “Mustard Phoenix Blouse and Navy Pinstripe Skirt”

2 Risu Dresses

The final garment I sewed for the Project Nature Adventure collection is a Risu Dress using Tide Pools double brushed poly fabric. This fun combination creates a really cute dress. Before I used my good fabric, I had to test this pattern with some scrap fabric. I grabbed some double brushed poly from the stash,Continue reading “2 Risu Dresses”

Follow the Tracks Cotton Jersey Fabric

Follow the Tracks is a very special fabric to me because I designed it for the Project Nature Adventure fabric collection with Project Run & Play!! I sewed up a couple of things with this fabric for the lookbook and fabric collection. We’ll just go ahead and jump right into the cute baby photos here!Continue reading “Follow the Tracks Cotton Jersey Fabric”

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