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Great Wall of China Inspired Children’s Clothing

Even though I’m not eligible to win a prize, I’m sewing along with Project Run & Play for the week 1 “7 Wonders of the World” theme!  (If you missed the news, I’m now leading Project Run & Play!)  It’s too inspiring not to!  Here’s a look at our Great Wall of China Inspired children’sContinue reading “Great Wall of China Inspired Children’s Clothing”

Polar Bear Raglan T-shirts

If you guessed that I’m on a stash-busting, raglan t-shirt making, boy sewing streak, you’d be correct! So once again, I pulled out the Oliver+S Field Trip Raglan T-shirt pattern and got to work. Enter two polar bear raglan t-shirts. This time, there was just enough of the Birch Organics, super soft cotton knit fabricContinue reading “Polar Bear Raglan T-shirts”

Modifying a dress to a peplum top

Today we’re over at CaliFabrics sharing all about our surprising love for this Earth Floral London Calling cotton lawn fabric.  Go check it out! But we wanted to share a little bit about how we modified the Apple Picking Dress pattern by Oliver+S into a peplum, just like we did last time we made this pattern forContinue reading “Modifying a dress to a peplum top”

5 Ways to Learn to Sew

We realize that not all of our blog readers have the ability to sew.  And as you know, we think sewing is a very worthwhile endeavor!  The satisfaction of creating something from raw material to finished product is like no other.  So today, we’ve compiled a list of ways you could learn to sew. 1.Continue reading “5 Ways to Learn to Sew”

Inkodye Sunprint T-shirts

The traveling theme of Kids Clothes Week inspired me to finally try something new that I’ve been wanting to for over a year!  I used the sun to print fabric! Inkodye projects have been catching my eye and I even bought a kit last year for the Project Run & Play theme, Make Your Own Fabric. Continue reading “Inkodye Sunprint T-shirts”

The Franklin Top & Onstage Tutu Skirt

The Franklin Dress by Brooklyn Pattern Company was chosen as the pattern to sew during the Flip This Pattern series over at Frances Suzanne.  Now we love this pattern just as is, and plan to make it someday, but the challenge was to flip, or change the pattern.We decided to make the Franklin dress intoContinue reading “The Franklin Top & Onstage Tutu Skirt”

Oliver+S Field Trip Raglan & Cargo Pants Pattern Review

Last week we gave you a glimpse of a BOY outfit we made and only gave you these general details of his outfit: Dress Shirt: Pattern: Ethan Shirt by Sis Boom patterns  Fabric: Robert Kaufman Chambray Union  and Playful Aqua Jacks T-shirt: Pattern: Oliver + S Field Trip Raglan Fabric: Art Gallery Fabrics Sahara Sun & Continue reading “Oliver+S Field Trip Raglan & Cargo Pants Pattern Review”