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.

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”

Boy Pajama Party

Today we’re joining in the Pajama Party with Project Run & Play! It’s a super cute combination of fabrics, patterns, digital designs, and amazing pajama sewists! Plus everyone (EVERYONE) wins something for free. Go check it out. Sewing pajamas for these boys was the easy part…getting them to cooperate for photos was another matter. TheContinue reading “Boy Pajama Party”

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”

Rayon Challis Maxi Circle Skirt

Rayon challis makes the most heavenly circle skirt. Today’s post will walk you through the process of sewing a maxi circle skirt. Lined and with an invisible zipper. Because why not?!? First of all let’s talk fabric. Be forewarned that a maxi circle skirt is going to require a maximum amount of fabric. Think dramaticContinue reading “Rayon Challis Maxi Circle Skirt”

Two plain ole’ t-shirts…

It’s become a tradition to sew something for each kid on their birthday.  A few months ago, David had a special birthday.  It was his golden birthday, he turned 8 on the 8th.  So of course I had to commemorate this special occasion into one of his birthday shirts. I used light gold foil ironContinue reading “Two plain ole’ t-shirts…”

Reversible Paneled Skirt Tutorial

What’s better than 1 new skirt?  2 new skirts, of course!  And if that can be 2 new skirts in 1…bonus!  Today we have share how to make a reversible paneled skirt tutorial with you. We started with the Jalie 2681 paneled skirt pattern and some denim-look knit fabric from CaliFabrics.  (Please head over toContinue reading “Reversible Paneled Skirt Tutorial”

Camo Boys and Sweatpants

My two little boys are currently in their camo phase.  Do all boys go through a camo phase?  All my boys have!  If their camo clothes are clean, they refuse to wear anything else.  Scratch that, they wear their camo clothes when they’re dirty, wet, stained, ripped, dusty, ragged, holey and in any possible condition!Continue reading “Camo Boys and Sweatpants”

Three Ponte Camden Raglan Tees

Today I’ve got a huge comparison of these three different ponte fabrics over at CaliFabrics.  Please go check it out! Over at CaliFabrics, since it’s such an in depth discussion of the fabric, I don’t really get to share more about the pattern!  This is the Camden Raglan by Hey June Patterns. Since Annie hasContinue reading “Three Ponte Camden Raglan Tees”

Flutter Sleeve Tutorial

Today I’ve got a quick and easy flutter sleeve tutorial for you.  And the beauty of this is that you can do this to any pattern that has a sleeve!  I used the Union St. Tee by Hey June Patterns, but you can use any pattern with sleeves. This method is a slash and spreadContinue reading “Flutter Sleeve Tutorial”

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