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Joseph Joggers from Project Lounge Library

Up next from the Project Lounge Library pattern collection is the Joseph Joggers.  This is a slim fit unisex joggers pattern for kids that uses knit fabrics.  The style has side pockets, optional knee panels, and elasticated waist.  Expect to see the Joseph Joggers around here a lot! Special thanks to Kalli June Photography forContinue reading “Joseph Joggers from Project Lounge Library”

George Hoodie Pattern from Project Lounge Library

Next up we get to share our experience sewing a really fun pattern from the Project Lounge Library collection!  The George Hoodie is an easy fitting sweatshirt style pattern for boys and girls with on optional lined hood.  A basic we’re going to turn to for years and years! David lucked out in getting twoContinue reading “George Hoodie Pattern from Project Lounge Library”

Coral/Stoplight Combination Dress

Today we’re sharing a super fun combination dress!  We took 2 of our favorite patterns and mashed them together into the same dress.  Be sure to visit Project Run & Play’s Summer Hack-stravaganza for the step by step tutorial on this gorgeous dress. First of all, we took the top part of the Coral WrapContinue reading “Coral/Stoplight Combination Dress”

Project Watercolor Beach: Chromium Cropped Hoodie Pattern

Remember the pink bunny coat?  Sad but true story, it accidentally got put through the dryer, and because it was sewn from a wool blanket, it shrunk.  Really, REALLY shrunk!  So Tina was promised another pink bunny garment.  Enter the Chromium Cropped Hoodie pattern from the Project Watercolor Beach collection by Project Run & Play!Continue reading “Project Watercolor Beach: Chromium Cropped Hoodie Pattern”

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”

French Terry Up Beet Dress

It’s finally time (okay overdue!) to share modeled photos of our Burgundy, Mustard and Pink capsule wardrobe. It’s just that this busy mom only has so many hours in a day, and between Outnumbered the Podcast, Project Run & Play and everything that being a mom to 9 kids entails, blogging somehow slips through theContinue reading “French Terry Up Beet Dress”

Janie “Mountain Dress”

Today we get to share another Janie Dress with you.  Yes, we’re obsessed with this pattern!  This time we sewed it using French Terry fabric for a fall version.  We made just a few modifications, so stay tuned and we’ll give you all the details. The pattern we used is of course the Janie DressContinue reading “Janie “Mountain Dress””

2 Gray Halifax Hoodies for fall

Well, it’s officially hoodie weather, so of course that means a few more Halifax Hoodies were in order!  This pattern by Hey June Patterns has gotten a complete workout and we have no plans to stop sewing it anytime soon…it’s a wardrobe staple for sure. Allegra was sadly lacking in zip up hoodies, so IContinue reading “2 Gray Halifax Hoodies for fall”