Fragola Top & Dress Pattern Review

The next pattern in the Project Smooth Sorbet collection we sewed is the Fragola Top & Dress pattern.

The Fragola pattern is an easy fit sleeveless woven top and dress, with a short bodice and gathered skirt, suitable for warm weather. It can be sewn in sizes 12 months to 14 years.

How to add a pocket to a circle skirt tutorial

Today I’m going to show you how to add an inseam pocket to a circle skirt. Let’s add an inseam pocket to a circle skirt!  First of all, your circle skirt will need to have side seams. Step 1: On one half of the circle skirt, measure down about 3 inches from the top ofContinue reading “How to add a pocket to a circle skirt tutorial”

{Another} Jalie City Coat 2680 {or two…}

Do you remember the Jalie City Coat we sewed in olive green stretch twill?  Well, that coat has seen constant wear by me and Allegra and Aria.  So it was time to make one {or two} more. The only change we made from the last version was to remove 1/2″ width from the shoulders.  IContinue reading “{Another} Jalie City Coat 2680 {or two…}”

Quilted Jacket Tutorial

Today I have that quilted jacket tutorial I promised when sharing our makes for the Project Run & Play Pantone Party.  This tutorial can be used in general to make any quilted jacket.  Specifically, I made an English paper pieced quilted moto jacket for my daughter. Quilted Jacket Tutorial step 1: Make a mini “quilt”Continue reading “Quilted Jacket Tutorial”

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”

Lyric Dress Review

When the most gorgeous fabric meets the perfect pattern, you can almost hear the heralds singing, right?  We got a chance to work with some Portuguese Pinstripe Stretch Suiting Grey Dress Fabric from Minerva.  This fabric has with just a tiny bit of stretch, which makes the finished dress absolutely delightful to wear…so I’m told.Continue reading “Lyric Dress Review”

Urban Jungle Dolls from Project Lounge Library

For our Peter Pan photoshoot, we sewed up 4 of the Urban Jungle Dolls!  Well actually, ANNIE sewed all 4 of them with only a little bit of help. Annie decided to take on this project as a fun gift to her siblings!  She chose animals specifically for each sibling, and what would work forContinue reading “Urban Jungle Dolls from Project Lounge Library”

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