New Pattern: The Kensington Dress and Tee

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The Kensington Dress and Tee is here!  This pattern is for a beautifully tailored knit dress or trendy hi-low hem tee.  It can go from casual and comfy to polished and buttoned up depending on what options you choose to use.  And oh the options! So many options! You can choose from: – a placket […]

I Made a Nessie Top or Three!

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Alternately titled: The devolution of the toddler photoshoot. Taking pictures of 2 year olds is really fun.  Almost on par with having a root canal or renewing your driver’s license.  Although, while you may not get any great pictures of the adorable outfit you made, you do get lots of fun expressions. You might try […]

The Lane Raglan: A New Pattern and a Chance to Give Back

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I am very proud to introduce my first pattern for women!  It’s the Lane Raglan! There are so many options for this shirt, depending on what fabric you use.  It’s intended for jersey, sweatshirting, sweater knit, waffle knit, rib knit, and slub knit, but almost any knit will work!  You can make it nicely fitted […]

Sew Fab: Ethan Shirt & Fancy Pants Leggings!

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  Do you ever have one of those weeks where you have 391,602 things to do but you can’t stop thinking about sewing something completely extraneous and weather-inappropriate?  That was me last week. I had the Ethan Shirt from Sis Boom Patterns and the Fancy Pants Leggings from Titchy Threads, AND I had this great […]

Sewing for Kindergarten

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Today I’m up for Sewing for Kindergarten, a series run by Mie from Sewing like Mad.  When she first announced it a few months ago, I was really excited to join in even though my daughter has to wear uniforms to school.  It’s hard to get motivated to sew for kids wearing uniforms all day […]

KCW: Doli Tank + Field Study Linen

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When I ripped open this package at the bus stop last week while waiting for K to arrive, I already had plans for my new Field Study Linen. But K had plans too. With about 3 seconds of thought she demanded her own Doli Tank made out of the feather print. Given that I looooove […]