Faux Layered Sleeves Tutorial

Want the look of layered sleeves without the bulk in the armpits and bunching at the shoulder that double sleeves can sometimes do? Today we’ve got a faux layered sleeves tutorial for you. You could even adapt this tutorial to add sleeves to an existing short sleeved shirt! (We like to use the Union StreetContinue reading “Faux Layered Sleeves Tutorial”

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”

1 T-Shirt Pattern 3 Ways

Wondering how to use the same t-shirt pattern 3 ways to make 3 different t-shirts? This is what we often do when making a capsule wardrobe! For these three shirts we used the same pattern, would you ever have guessed? To customize this T-shirt, we added lace flutters at the top of the sleeves andContinue reading “1 T-Shirt Pattern 3 Ways”

3 Knit Skirts for a Toddler

Is there anything cuter than a toddler in a skirt? We couldn’t think of anything either! However, a skirt on a toddler is not quite the most practical thing in the world, so today we’re sharing 3 knit skirts we sewed for our toddler girl and how we made them VERY practical. These skirts areContinue reading “3 Knit Skirts for a Toddler”

Introducing the Easy Street Tee

Meet our other newest pattern, the Easy Street Tee! We designed this tee for the Project Street Style pattern collection with Project Run & Play, as a companion pattern to the Stoplight Skirt. The Easy Street offers 2 views. Unisex for every boy and girl, and soon to become their favorite tee ever. The dolmanContinue reading “Introducing the Easy Street Tee”

Via Top, Tunic and Dress Review

The next pattern from the Project Street Style collection is a really good one! Okay, okay, they’re all really good! But the Via pattern includes a top, tunic and a dress, and has such fun details. First of all, the VIA pattern is designed for french terry, sweat shirting, and sweater knits. You know it’sContinue reading “Via Top, Tunic and Dress Review”

DIY Pleated Yoke Shirt Tutorial

Well this is embarrassing.  Apparently I never shared my final Hey June June garment I sewed!  But it’s really too good to just let go, so let’s all pretend like it’s not 3 months overdue. The final garment I sewed for Hey June June is the Phoenix Blouse.  The yoke on this Blouse is aContinue reading “DIY Pleated Yoke Shirt Tutorial”

Soleil Skirt in Twiglets Rayon Fabric

The next fabric, Twiglets rayon fabric, is a great fabric to transition from the Forest Friends lookbook story to the Birding Buddies story. (Did you explore the whole lookbook here?) Twiglets is the only rayon fabric in the Project Nature Adventure collection. And boy is it ever dreamy! I have so many garments planned forContinue reading “Soleil Skirt in Twiglets Rayon Fabric”

Adventure Mapped Cotton Jersey Fabric

The next fabric we’d like to share is the Adventure Mapped cotton jersey fabric. We used this to make 2 garments, and they’ve become very fast favorites around here. Adventure Mapped is the main print from the Project Nature Adventure fabric collection. It has elements of all of the other designers fabrics in it, andContinue reading “Adventure Mapped Cotton Jersey Fabric”

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