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Project Watercolor Beach: Bodhi Board Skirt Pattern

We adore the next pattern in the Project Watercolor Beach pattern collection!  The Bodhi Board Skirt pattern is such a fun pattern, and I sewed up two of them, but there will be more… Special thanks to Kalli June Photography for the beautiful photography in this post. The Bodhi Board Skirt is a super funContinue reading “Project Watercolor Beach: Bodhi Board Skirt Pattern”

Project Watercolor Beach: Viridian Swimsuit Pattern

You might have guessed, but we’ll say it again, we LOVE sewing swimwear!  The ability to customize a swimsuit to your body and your taste holds incomparable value.  So we were delighted to see not one, not two, but three swimwear patterns in the Project Watercolor Beach collection! Special thanks to Kalli June Photographyfor theContinue reading “Project Watercolor Beach: Viridian Swimsuit Pattern”

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”

Nautical Swimsuit for Girls

This nautical swimsuit it just perfect for girls.  It was very fun to play around with some more swim fabric from Raspberry Creek Fabrics, and this time, Annie was the lucky recipient.  She requested some very specific elements, and I tried to get it just the way she liked it.  I think in the end,Continue reading “Nautical Swimsuit for Girls”

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”

My Grace Tankini Swimsuits

I realized I never showed some of the Grace Tankinis that I made while the pattern was in testing and production.  All of the muslins (practice and test) suits that I made were from a pastel purple check fabric.  A friend had given me about 9 yards of it, and it worked perfectly for checkingContinue reading “My Grace Tankini Swimsuits”

View B Ruched Tankini Sew Along

Today we’re going to sew the ruched tankini front panel on View B of the Grace Tankini.  This is the part that gets the most questions, so we thought a photo tutorial would be helpful.  It’s worth it to make the ruched panel on View B…it’s many people’s favorite part about this view! Step 1:Continue reading “View B Ruched Tankini Sew Along”

Grace Tankini Tester Hacks!

Grab your copy of the Grace Tankini during the sale at Savvy Patterns. Some of the fabulous testers of the Grace Tankini went on to sew additional suits and make some really genius hacks to the pattern.  Today I’m sharing some of them with you for inspiration. Rebecca changed the top of her Grace TankiniContinue reading “Grace Tankini Tester Hacks!”

Grace Tankini Testers

Every PDF pattern needs to be tested before it can be released for sale.  The ladies who agreed to test the Grace Tankini were the best of the best!  The reason the pattern is not good, but great is thanks to these ladies!  Just check out some of the tester’s Grace Tankinis: Emily from ReplicateContinue reading “Grace Tankini Testers”