Charleston Dress

Recently I sewed a form fitting dress for Allegra, and shared some tips about sewing for other on the So Sew English blog.  Sewing for others is something I’m quite familiar with as you know if you’ve perused this blog for any time at all!  Side note: my favorite sewing is for myself…don’t tell myContinue reading “Charleston Dress”

Buy or DIY: Boys Abercrombie Colorblock T-shirt

It’s not very often my 15 year old son makes a sewing request.  But when he saw this Abercrombie colorblock t-shirt he asked if I could make one like it.  If you are interested in more about sewing for teen and tween boys, head over to Project Run & Play for their awesome Tween SceneContinue reading “Buy or DIY: Boys Abercrombie Colorblock T-shirt”

Frances Leggings Pattern

We’re delighted to be sharing about the Frances Leggings pattern today!  This is another new pattern in the Project Run & Play shop for the Back to Learning event. The Frances Leggings are a super fast-to-sew staple pattern.  There is no hemming.  The end.  But really, we’re so delighted to be able to sew thisContinue reading “Frances Leggings Pattern”

1 Romper Pattern 4 Ways {1 Year Old Boy Capsule Wardrobe}

Today we’re sharing the final pattern in our 1 Year Old Boy Capsule Wardrobe, the Polo Romper.  And we’re sharing how to make multiples of this so that it doesn’t appear boring. We created these using the Polo Romper pattern from Brindille and Twig.  We sewed a size 18 months for this big fellow! FabricsContinue reading “1 Romper Pattern 4 Ways {1 Year Old Boy Capsule Wardrobe}”

Coordinating Brother/Sister Outfits

Prepare yourself for some extreme cuteness!  Today I’m participating in the Project Run & Play Summer Hack-stravaganza tour.  It’s a fun event where the participants are challenged to take a pattern and use it to create a look by “Hacking” or changing a pattern to work to fit a vision, or to copy something like ready-to-wearContinue reading “Coordinating Brother/Sister Outfits”

Project Watercolor Beach: Coral Wrap Top, Dress & Skirt Pattern

I’m especially proud of the next pattern in the Project Watercolor Beach pattern collection the way a mother is proud of one of her children.  Because I designed it!  The Coral Wrap Top, Dress & Skirt pattern is such a fun pattern, and I sewed up SO many versions in testing!  So today I’ll justContinue reading “Project Watercolor Beach: Coral Wrap Top, Dress & Skirt Pattern”

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”

Project Watercolor Beach: Lemon Tee pattern

We sewed up 5 Lemon Tees from the Project Watercolor Beach collection!  Special thanks to Kalli June Photography for the beautiful photography. Find the Lemon Tee here in the Project Run & Play shop. Lemon Tee #1: Annie “needed” a fun summer tee, so we sewed her a basic version of the Lemon Tee.  WeContinue reading “Project Watercolor Beach: Lemon Tee pattern”

Jacky V T-shirt and Abby’s Ballerina Skirt reviews

Today we’re really excited to be joining the Project Run & Play new pattern tour.  Project Run & Play just added 20 (TWENTY!) new patterns to their shop, so be sure to check them all out while they’re on sale. We got to sew up two of these patterns, and they are both really good!Continue reading “Jacky V T-shirt and Abby’s Ballerina Skirt reviews”

DIY Graphic T-shirt tutorial

Yes, more graphic t-shirts.  And we’re not even going to apologize!  But it’s the final set for a while, so enjoy!  Today we’re over at Project Run & Play sharing a tutorial on how to create these pajama shirts using a Cricut Maker, Sport Flex Iron On, a Cricut BrightPad and a Cricut EasyPress. We used the Vitamin Zzz and IContinue reading “DIY Graphic T-shirt tutorial”

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