is this thing on?!
Between the new house, trips, lots of visitors, and a generally busy millennial lifestyle, I haven’t had time to sew, let alone blog recently. however when maya specifically requested a back to school dress three weeks ago I knew it was time to change that. Read More
more flower girl fabric leftovers!
i was smitten with the true bias mini southport dress from the moment i saw it and couldn’t wait to make my own. however as we all know being really excited about something often leads to building it up in your head and being let down by the reality. Read More
so for over a year now I've had a several yards of white eyelet fabric left over from the flower girl dresses i made my nieces for our wedding. Read More
mk 2.0 (aka my niece maya) is starting first grade, so a new dress was in order! Read More
our friends have begun having children so i decided it was time to build up a supply of gifts to have on hand.
my lovely mother-in-law lois got me this fabric on their trip to alaska last summer and i decided to make it into a pair of sleepover pj pants. from, you guessed it, oliver + s. Read More
a few years ago I came home from work to the best surprise: the good folks at oliver + s had sent me a package of goodies! (i’ve already shared the first things I made from this package here.) Read More
I wanted to recap my back to school sewing projects and share a few photos of the girls on the first day.
this year my back to school sewing consisted of five projects and four patterns, three of which were new to me. Read More
last but not least for back to school sewing: something for neela banana peela.
okay so technically this little girl is still in nursery school, but I wanted her to have something that matched her big sister's first day of kindergarten dress. Read More
more back to school outfits! next up is something for miss nora. Read More
another back to school post!
maya started kindergarten this year and is the third generation in our family to attend the ann arbor public schools. so naturally a new dress was in order.
lets talk fabric selection.
back in may we went up to heldsburg for a wedding. the wedding venue, our Airbnb, the rehearsal dinner venue, and a fabric store were all within 800 yards of one another. combine this with the fact that we referred to the groom as "sargent substance" back in college and what do you get? I'll give you a hint" it rhymes with 'funk maverick bopping'. Read More