Julia Cardigan for Selfish Sewing Week

The last piece of my outfit made for Selfish Sewing Week is the Julia Cardigan.  We won 2 patterns from Mouse House Creations during Sewabration of Womanhood, and the Julia Cardigan was our automatic first choice!  Then I held onto it until I saw this fabric at Walmart, and knew they were going to beContinue reading “Julia Cardigan for Selfish Sewing Week”

Selfish Sewing Week Self-drafted Top

Today I’m going to tell you about the top I made for my Selfish Sewing Week outfit.  First of all, let me tell you, this is a wearable muslin. From the Burda Style Dictionary: Muslin-Sewers speak of making ‘a muslin’ when they use a plain fabric to make a mock-up version of a pattern theyContinue reading “Selfish Sewing Week Self-drafted Top”

Richie Rich 80s Cartoon Inspired Ethan Shirt

I made another Ethan Shirt by Sis Boom patterns.  It was wonderful!  Actually, I made this shirt side by side with the black denim jacket Ethan Shirt flip I made, but it was still wonderful! If you make the Ethan Shirt, people will never believe you actually made the awesome shirt your child is wearing! Continue reading “Richie Rich 80s Cartoon Inspired Ethan Shirt”

Cowboy Poncho from a Skirt!

Remember that boy we introduced you to earlier in the week with his cowboy quilt?  Did we mention it was his birthday recently?  Oh, we did?  Well, did we mention that he l.o.v.e.s. cowboys?  Oh, we did?  Well, when a boy loves something as much as this boy loves cowboys, it’s easy to know whatContinue reading “Cowboy Poncho from a Skirt!”

Black Denim Jacket Ethan Flip

We accepted Frances Suzanne’s challenge to flip the Ethan Shirt by Sis Boom.  Of course, first of all we had to sew an unflipped version of the Ethan Shirt, but we’ll get to that another time.  When we can get the boy convinced to show his face on a SKIRT blog! I knew I wantedContinue reading “Black Denim Jacket Ethan Flip”

Baby Wrap Two Ways

Sometimes I over-plan.  Do you ever do that?  Recently I decided I needed a new wrap.  Not the kind you eat, the kind you wear! I have one baby wrap (not pictured in this post) that I absolutely love and have used to tie on my babies for year.  But this wrap has 2 limitationsContinue reading “Baby Wrap Two Ways”

How to Make a Pattern From a Skirt

Today I’m going to show you how to make a pattern from a skirt and then tomorrow I will show you how to modify that pattern into a skirt for every season!  Do you remember this skirt? I used it to make the lining for Annie’s raincoat.  But if you remember, I loved it andContinue reading “How to Make a Pattern From a Skirt”

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