Canvas Jacket

Yes, this little jacket is just as huggable as it looks! Canvas on the outside and super soft sherpa on the inside makes for the warmest, most cozy jacket ever. I started with some really beautiful cotton canvas by Art Gallery Fabrics from Minerva. It is very supple and easy to work with for projects.Continue reading “Canvas Jacket”

Fete Trousers pattern review

The Fete Trousers is the final pattern we sewed from the Project Happy Holidays pattern collection! Slowly but surely we’re learning to get better at sewing pants for our men and boys. The Fete Slacks will have you looking your best for every occasion this holiday season! Flat front with pull on for sizes newborn to 6Continue reading “Fete Trousers pattern review”

Hols Shirt pattern review

There’s only 2 patterns that we sewed from the Project Happy Holidays pattern collection! The next one we’re sharing is the Hols Shirt pattern. If you’ve been around here any time at all, you know how much we love sewing button up shirts! The Hols Dress Shirt is your solution to event dressing this holiday season!Continue reading “Hols Shirt pattern review”

Prancer Pull Ons pattern review

Next up we sewed the Jingle Joggers from the Project Happy Holidays pattern collection! This is THE pull on jeans pattern we’ll be sewing for the boys from now on! The Prancer Pull-On Jeans pattern is for stretch jeans made with woven fabric with a bit of stretch added for comfort.  These on-trend jeans haveContinue reading “Prancer Pull Ons pattern review”

Jingle Joggers pattern review

Next up we sewed the Jingle Joggers from the Project Happy Holidays pattern collection! This is a new favorite joggers pattern because of all the options. The Jingle Joggers are a pants and shorts pattern designed for knit fabrics. The waistband hits on the preferred waist, the legs taper towards the hem, the waistband has anContinue reading “Jingle Joggers pattern review”

Partial to Full Button Placket Tutorial

Today we have a tutorial for you for adding a full button placket and collar to the Thyme Shirt pattern.  This would work for any partial popover shirt pattern with a mandarin collar. In these photos you see a Thyme Shirt made using Art Gallery Fabrics Canary cotton fabric.  Full button placket tutorial Step 1: CutContinue reading “Partial to Full Button Placket Tutorial”

Project Run & Play Pantone Party

It’s with great delight that I share my makes for the Project Run & Play Pantone Party!  Today I’m sharing an overview, and then throughout the next little while, I’ll be sharing a couple of tutorials on how I created these looks. Special thanks to Kalli June Photography for the breathtaking photos of my kidsContinue reading “Project Run & Play Pantone Party”

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”

Morocco Pants Pattern

We decided a little more time needed to be spend focusing on the Morocco Pants!  This is such a delightful pattern, and it’s not been available to purchase for some time, but now you can get it in the Project Run & Play shop! We sewed three pairs of Morocco Pants for our 1 yearContinue reading “Morocco Pants Pattern”

1 Year Old BOY Separates

Now that you know what the “ingredients” are for the 1 Year Old boy capsule wardrobe, today we’re sharing the separates.  Well most of them! First up is our new favorite tshirt pattern,the Lemon Tee pattern from Project Run & Play.   We love this pattern because there are so many different options, and theContinue reading “1 Year Old BOY Separates”

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