Forest Floor Adventure

Stepping into the forest, on and off the path, in the dappled lighting we discovered quite an adventure. A deer bounded across the path and paused to stare at us with it’s great doe eyes. Four squirrels nibbled corn a forbidden arms length away. Something mysterious swam just beneath the water,  surfaced with a splashContinue reading “Forest Floor Adventure”

Thread Faction’s Skirt #106 {Pattern Review}

Today we have the privilege of reviewing , a pattern by Thread Faction.  And not only that, we’re part of an super awesome blog tour where a bunch of Thread Faction patterns from their new SS2016 collection are being reviewed.  At the end of this post is a giveaway for 1 Thread Faction pattern, andContinue reading “Thread Faction’s Skirt #106 {Pattern Review}”

2 Blue Cheyenne Tunics {Selfish Sewing Week: Day 2}

It’s been pretty well established that I love to sew button up shirts.  So when Adrianna from Hey June Handmade, one of my favorite Indie pattern companies, published the Cheyenne Tunic, I had to sew it as soon as possible!  Because I knew it was going to be awesome, I chose some pretty special fabricsContinue reading “2 Blue Cheyenne Tunics {Selfish Sewing Week: Day 2}”

Daphne Skirt {All The Skirts: SLPco & Phat Quarters}

The Daphne skirt is the next skirt to walk down the runway for our All The Skirts: Simple Life Pattern Company & Phat Quarters series. Like last week’s Tilly Skirt, the Daphne skirt is a super fun layered skirt.  The Daphne skirt can be made in 9 sizes from 2T to 12.  In other words,Continue reading “Daphne Skirt {All The Skirts: SLPco & Phat Quarters}”

Birthdays #1 & #2 {Project Sew It}

There’s something inspirational going on this year.  Celina of Petit a Petit and Family created Project Sew It.  You can read all about it here, but the basic premise is to sew one thing every month.  I’m putting my own twist on it by sewing one thing for each of my nieces and nephews forContinue reading “Birthdays #1 & #2 {Project Sew It}”

Reversible Hazel and Tiny Whitney skirts

Today I’ve got a couple more skirt for sale to show you.  First up is a tiny Whitney skirt.  When I sewed up the original girl’s Whitney skirt, I had enough fabric left to make a smaller version, a 3T.  That’s the only difference between the two skirts, size.  And somehow it’s even cuter inContinue reading “Reversible Hazel and Tiny Whitney skirts”

Millie Fleur Canvas Jacket

Recently I had the privilege of being a Quilt Market maker!  For anyone who doesn’t know, Quilt Market is a trade show that occurs in Texas annually.  Everything you can imagine that is related to fabric is there.  Many of the displays at Quilt Market are new lines of fabric soon to be released forContinue reading “Millie Fleur Canvas Jacket”

Fairy Tale Dress {Modern Chloris Mini Wardrobe Collection}

The final piece in our Modern Chloris mini wardrobe collection is the Oliver+S Fairy Tale Dress.  This dress is truly a labor of love.  It is not a fast sew, but all the details and little thoughtful elements make it a special occasion dress. We made the Fairy Tale Dress for the third and finalContinue reading “Fairy Tale Dress {Modern Chloris Mini Wardrobe Collection}”

Mini Senna Tote

The second to last piece in the Modern Chloris mini wardrobe collection is the mini Senna Tote. I wasn’t sure if I was going to have time to complete it with all the other pieces I had planned. But Annie insisted. And part of the idea behind the mini wardrobe collection was child input, so…Continue reading “Mini Senna Tote”

Girl’s Voile Maxi Skirt

Moving along to the next piece in our Modern Chloris mini wardrobe collection, we come to the voile maxi skirt.  This skirt is from our 2nd look, Aquatic Countryside.  Annie, our Modern Chloris, wore this boat neck top and voile maxi skirt layered over the tankini we made for this look. We used the PaneledContinue reading “Girl’s Voile Maxi Skirt”

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