Yoga A-line Skirt Pattern Review

To kick off All The Skirts: Jocole & Urban Sew, we started in a very, very comfortable place; the Yoga A-line Skirt.  We’ve already sewn this skirt three times, so we knew it would be a great skirt to get this edition of All The Skirts started off right!  Allegra insisted she needed a maxiContinue reading “Yoga A-line Skirt Pattern Review”

Lane Raglan by Hey June Pattern Review

Allegra and I have joined the throng of admirers of the Lane Raglan.  We snatched the pattern during the Black Friday $5 special, and couldn’t wait to make it our own.  Hey June patterns created the Lane Raglan tee, and we now want to try their other patterns, we love this one so much!  TheContinue reading “Lane Raglan by Hey June Pattern Review”

Girl Charlee Vintage Puff Sleeve Tunic Review

One of our sewing goals in 2014 was to learn to sew with knit fabric.  Girl Charlee gave us the opportunity to sew with knit fabric again when they asked us to be pattern testers for their very first pattern, the Girl Charlee Vintage Puff Sleeve Tunic and Dress Pattern. We’ve done pattern testing for severalContinue reading “Girl Charlee Vintage Puff Sleeve Tunic Review”

How to Add a Woven Lining to a Knit Hood

We snagged a Bimaa Sweater pattern during the Friday Fiver over at Crafterhours, and immediately got to sewing!  Aria had a birthday recently, and so I made her a whole outfit.  That skirt will be coming soon, but for today, I want to show you the Bimaa Sweater, and explain how I added a wovenContinue reading “How to Add a Woven Lining to a Knit Hood”

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”

How to Add a Lining to a Yoga Skirt

As I promised yesterday, I have a tutorial for how to add a lining to the Jocole Yoga A-line skirt. When you are cutting out the skirt, cut out an additional front and back pieces on the fold of knit lining fabric, but cut the lining fabric 3-6 inches shorter than your finished length ofContinue reading “How to Add a Lining to a Yoga Skirt”

Jocole Yoga A-Line Skirt Review

If you’ve just arrived here on the Jocole Blog Tour, Hi and Welcome! We are so delighted to have the opportunity to make the Jocole Yoga A-Line Skirt.  I think this is my favorite skirt I’ve ever made in all the skirts I’ve made in my lifetime! And to think I came so close toContinue reading “Jocole Yoga A-Line Skirt Review”

20 Things to Sew With Knit Fabric

Today we bring you our round up of 20 things to sew with knit fabric.  As we mentioned yesterday, we are new to sewing with knits, and we are so excited to see what our knit fabric contestants sew up!  We do know that knit fabric is mainly used for apparel sewing, so that’s whatContinue reading “20 Things to Sew With Knit Fabric”

2014 Spring Skirt Awards

As we promised you at the beginning of 2014, we have something new and special for you today…the first annual Spring Skirt Awards!  Every season we will be presenting 10 different categories of skirt awards.  Grab your popcorn, sit back and watch the Spring Skirt Awards 2014!  Most Creative Skirt: We present this creative skirtContinue reading “2014 Spring Skirt Awards”

Spring Break Beach Outfits

The second week theme challenge for Project Run and Play Season 9 is Spring Break.  This design is to center around your favorite (or dream) vacation spot.  It’s pretty much unanimous in this house that anywhere with an ocean and beach is the winning spring vacation spot!  So we started scheming about what we couldContinue reading “Spring Break Beach Outfits”

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