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Lane Raglan Sweatshirt with 3 Piece Hood

Oh hi there!  It seems like I’m back with another favorite top.  This is probably going to shock you (sarcasm) but I used a Hey June pattern and the best fabric I could find!  This one came about because I bought myself some really nice fabric as a reward for finishing up a job wellContinue reading “Lane Raglan Sweatshirt with 3 Piece Hood”

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”

Me Made May 2018 Week 3

Over on Instagram (follow us here!) we are participating in Me Made May.  For this event, sewists all around the world wear the clothes they made themselves and share it.  Here is what I’ve been wearing. Shirt: Union St. Tee by Hey June Patterns in double brushed poly fabric from CaliFabrics reviewed here. Skirt: SandbridgeContinue reading “Me Made May 2018 Week 3”

Fancy Sweatshirt & Woven Runway Skirt

Have you seen the fancy sweatshirt trend?  Or maybe you’ve heard it called the dressed up sweatshirt?  Well, I’m official on that train.  Today I’m over at CaliFabrics sharing all about the fabrics used in this post, and why I’m loving the fancy sweatshirt trend. The pattern I used to make my fancy sweatshirt isContinue reading “Fancy Sweatshirt & Woven Runway Skirt”

Lanes and Lapses

It’s been a while since we posted, probably our biggest lapse so far!  But we’ve been so super busy we haven’t had time to blog.  Never fear, we’ve been sewing and skirting and so on… Another lapse you may or may not have noticed was the amount of sewing that has been happening for Allegra.Continue reading “Lanes and Lapses”

2 Lane Raglans for Fall (and a surprise…)

Recently Mountain Maker Fabrics had a Lane Raglan sew along.  And if you’ve been here any time at all, you know our love for the Lane Raglan and all Hey June Patterns.  If you haven’t, it’s huge.  Glacial.  Of course we couldn’t miss the chance to make another Lane Raglan.  Or two.  Plus a CamdenContinue reading “2 Lane Raglans for Fall (and a surprise…)”

Tips for sewing double brushed poly fabric

Recently I’ve had fun working with a new kind of fabric.  Double brushed poly fabric is a knit polyester fabric that has been brushed on both sides, making it super soft to wear, but a little tricky to work with. Before I started sewing with double brushed poly fabric, I researched it a little bit. Continue reading “Tips for sewing double brushed poly fabric”

Sweaters for January {Project Sew It}

Both Aria and Audrey decided to participate in Project sew It this year.  Project Sew It is a monthly inspirational sewing challenge created by Celina of Petit a Petit and Family.  January’s challenge is to sew a sweater.  Here are both of us to tell you about January’s project. Audrey:  When I saw January’s sweaterContinue reading “Sweaters for January {Project Sew It}”

Aria’s 4H Sewing Project

This year 2 of us chose sewing for a 4H project.  You can read about Annie’s project here.  Today Aria is sharing her 4H sewing project. This year for 4-H I did a three-part sewing project that included a shirt, a skirt, and a jacket. All three were made from varying weights of knit. TheContinue reading “Aria’s 4H Sewing Project”

Maternity Lane Raglan

Halfway there is a good time to make an announcement, right?  After I finished sewing the Wild Things vests, Aria kept telling me I needed to take a break and sew something for myself before I started my next difficult project (sewing jeans for my boys: follow along on Instagram to see my progress.)  HowContinue reading “Maternity Lane Raglan”