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”

Two plain ole’ t-shirts…

It’s become a tradition to sew something for each kid on their birthday.  A few months ago, David had a special birthday.  It was his golden birthday, he turned 8 on the 8th.  So of course I had to commemorate this special occasion into one of his birthday shirts. I used light gold foil ironContinue reading “Two plain ole’ t-shirts…”

Jonagold Jumper from Project Farmer’s Market

Next up is the Jonagold Jumper from Project Farmer’s Market!  Read about the D’Anjou Dress from this capsule wardrobe collection here. Read about the Banana Boat Tee and Soleil Skirt in this post. When I saw this pattern could be sewn for boys and girls, I immediately knew who was getting a new pair of overalls! Continue reading “Jonagold Jumper from Project Farmer’s Market”

Rain Jackets…sort of!

Recently I sewed up a couple of rain jackets for my 2 youngest boys.  I used the Puddle Jumper Rain Coat pattern from Peekaboo Pattern Shop (affiliate link) and it’s a really great pattern.  In fact, I used it before for Annie. But this time, it didn’t work out exactly like I’d planned.  In fact,Continue reading “Rain Jackets…sort of!”

Board Shorts Fabric in Action

Even though I developed a swimsuit pattern for women, I had never sewn with board shorts fabric before.  Board shorts fabric is what men and boy’s swim trunks are made from.  It’s a woven material with no stretch, and slightly sueded on one side.   Since my boys needed new trunks, I decided to give itContinue reading “Board Shorts Fabric in Action”

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”

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