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Adventure Mapped Cotton Jersey Fabric

The next fabric we’d like to share is the Adventure Mapped cotton jersey fabric. We used this to make 2 garments, and they’ve become very fast favorites around here. Adventure Mapped is the main print from the Project Nature Adventure fabric collection. It has elements of all of the other designers fabrics in it, andContinue reading “Adventure Mapped Cotton Jersey Fabric”

Sew the Rainbow

Earlier this summer, I did a bunch of kid sewing that I never shared here!  The inspiration was from the Project Run & Play Sew The Rainbow themed weeks.  (Please go check out Project Run & Play, it’s an online children’s sewing event that I am privileged to lead, and there are some fantastic thingsContinue reading “Sew the Rainbow”

The Summer of the Phoenix Blouse

One of my favorite pattern designers did it again!  Yes, she released a new pattern (the Phoenix Blouse,) yes it’s amazing, yes, it fits great.  But the thing I’m referring to is that she made me try a new style again!   The Phoenix Blouse by Hey June Patterns is a cute a causal bohoContinue reading “The Summer of the Phoenix Blouse”

Sewing for Tweens – Pattern Choices

Today we’re going to share some things we’ve learned about sewing for tweens.  We’re going to focus on pattern choices; what’s available, what they’ll wear!  You can also check out our thoughts on fabric choices over at the Cali Fabrics blog, later next week. We’re joining the Growing Up Handmade blog tour.  It’s all aboutContinue reading “Sewing for Tweens – Pattern Choices”

Copycat Anthropologie Skirt {Buy or DIY ~ Skirt}

Today we have another Buy or DIY skirt for you! This time we’re showing you how you can make a perfect skirt for holiday events on the cheap. Our skirt pick of the day is a lace skirt from Anthropologie. Copycat Anthropologie Skirt Details: Skirt: Anthropologie Lacy Pencil Skirt Fabric Recommendation: Emerald Green Metallic Lace Continue reading “Copycat Anthropologie Skirt {Buy or DIY ~ Skirt}”

5 Skirts to Lengthen Your Legs

5 Skirts is a series where we highlight five skirt patterns to help you feel confident about your body.  Today’s edition is: 5 Skirts to Lengthen Your Legs!  Click on any photo to be taken to our review of that skirt pattern. Ina Skirt by Pattern Review:  You know the old adage about horizontal stripesContinue reading “5 Skirts to Lengthen Your Legs”

Penny Pencil Skirt {All The Skirts: SLPco & Phat Quarters}

The next skirt we made for All The Skirts: SLPco & Phat Quarters is the Penny Pencil Skirt.  And we found the perfect fabric to sew it with.  Let’s start with a review of the Penny Pencil Skirt pattern. The Penny Pencil Skirt can be sewn in 9 sizes from 2T to 12.  There areContinue reading “Penny Pencil Skirt {All The Skirts: SLPco & Phat Quarters}”

Girl’s Outfit details from Nothing But (k)Net

 And now we come to the girl look for our Project Run & Play inspired Nothing But (k)Net look.  Which is actually where we started the whole thing!  But first, here’s the summary of the look: Big Sister outfit: Cardigan Pattern: Violette Field Threads Gretchen cardigan Cardigan Fabric: Navy Jersey from Raspberry Creek Fabrics (soldContinue reading “Girl’s Outfit details from Nothing But (k)Net”

Selfish Sewing Week: Audrey {Part 1}

This week all of the adult sized people at Skirt Fixation are participating in Selfish Sewing Week!  You will see lots of sewing, skirts, and adult sized creations!  Today Audrey walks the catwalk… Walks the catwalk, ha!  During the photoshoot I was trying not to sink into the muddy ground in Allegra’s heels!  But I’m gettingContinue reading “Selfish Sewing Week: Audrey {Part 1}”

Knit Pencil Skirt Review

We’re back with another awesome Jocole skirt made with wonderful Urban Sew knit fabric.  This week we sewed up the Jocole Knit Pencil Skirt.  This skirt just emphasizes what we’ve been saying all along about Jocole skirt patterns; good, basic, comfortable, wardrobe builders.  The Jocole Knit Pencil Skirt gives you every possible fitting option toContinue reading “Knit Pencil Skirt Review”