but wait, there are more flower girl fabric leftovers!
i used was able to squeeze one more piece out of the lovely honeycomb fabric from fabric depot I used for the garden party dress and mini southport dress: an oliver + s butterfly top in the 12 - 18 month size. Read More
baby clothing continues!
what to make for a baby girl whose dad is a big hunter? something out of the cotton + steel arrow print of course! Read More
our friends recently had a baby girl, so i whipped up this little top for her to wear next summer. Read More
when a lovely coworker has a baby girl on your birthday a special gift is in order! Read More
another baby boy, another oliver + s sketchbook shirt.
unlike my previous renditions of this pattern (here, here, and here) i decided to make this one from a chambray (which I got from stonemountain & daughter on my birthday as mentioned here) for two reasons:
1. it’s this couple’s first baby and chambray is a gender neutral choice. you know just in case a girl comes along later.
2. the father of this baby wears a lot of chambray button down shirts, so now they can be twins. Read More
quick post on something I whipped up for baby wesley!
one of the oldest fabrics in my stash is this whale laminated oilcloth I bought back in cambridge at gather here in 2012. having never sewn with oilcloth before I was looking for an easier pattern that would provide lots of instruction and up my odds of a successful result.
cue the little things to sew book from oliver + s. Read More
about a year ago I got an invitation to a baby shower for the wife of victor's cousin. I RSVPed, put it on my calendar, and figured in the months to come I would have plenty of time to make something.
then I got distracted by wedding planning and realized 24 hours before the shower I didn't have anything. so i turned to my stash and a tried and true oliver + s pattern. Read More
too much of a good thing? rubbish.
for the holidays victor asked me to put together a wish list of things his family could get me. one of the items i listed was three yards of this beautiful bee print from the cotton + steel mustang collection. Read More
i'm nothing if not predictable.
a coworker recently had a baby boy. so guess what i made him? Read More
my parents are huge hippies, i mean we belonged to a tofu co-op for a good part of the '90s. combined with the fact that they had my sister abby in the mid-70s one has to imagine they dressed her in some pretty funky stuff.
sort of like these goldenrod cords i recently made a friend's baby. Read More