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”

Project Watercolor Beach: Cobalt Boardshorts Pattern

This pattern is amazing!!!  We now have a board shorts pattern we’ll be using until they outgrow the size range.  Enter the Cobalt Boardshorts pattern from the Project Watercolor Beach collection from Project Run & Play.  We sewed up 3 versions for 3 of our boys. Special thanks to Kalli June Photographyfor the beautiful photography.Continue reading “Project Watercolor Beach: Cobalt Boardshorts Pattern”

Metro Pants Review

The next thing we’d like to share from the Project Street Style pattern collection is the Metro Pants and Shorts pattern. This one is designed by Suco by Susana for Project Run & Play. Initially designed for girls, we decided to see if we could make it work for a boy! The Metro Pants andContinue reading “Metro Pants Review”

Back to School with Project Run & Play

The Cicero Jacket is one of 4 new patterns in the Project Run & Play shop, releasing just in time for the Back to School tour.  This is a very fun pattern, with lots of options to make the Cicero Jacket special. I sewed a size 8 for my 8 year old.  It’s just aboutContinue reading “Back to School with Project Run & Play”

Treeline Cotton Jersey Fabric

The next garment from our Forest Friends photoshoot that we’d like to share is the Pudding Pants worn by Lowell. You can see the whole lookbook here. We used Treeline cotton jersey fabric from the Project Nature Adventure fabric collection. Treeline is designed by Lisa of Mabey She Made It. She arranged green watercolor treesContinue reading “Treeline Cotton Jersey Fabric”

3 Boys in Mountain T-shirts

Have you listened to this week’s podcast? Episode 23 is about toy management…and where there are kids, there are toys to be managed! Listen to it here. More boys in t-shirts, just like last week!  But hey, boys in t-shirts are a very real thing around here!  And now that there’s a new boy, thereContinue reading “3 Boys in Mountain T-shirts”

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