following up from yesterday's post on all the skirts and dresses i made in 2015, today i'll recap all the tops i made this year.
i'm especially excited about this post because with the exception of all the tops i made in 2015 were patterns i hadn't sewn before this year. Read More
one of my favorite gifts for new moms has become has become an infinity scarf for mom and a matching top for baby. Read More
for 2015 i made myself two sewing resolutions. over a few posts i will share them as well as a third i'm adding for 2016.
my first resolution is to have less fabric.
crazy right? Read More
today I am going to share the things I've sewn for this sweet girl.
when sammie told me she was having a girl last September I immediately got to work on my future niece's wardrobe, because as a fellow youngest sister I didn't want her to be left out. Read More
given that my parents were hippie baby boomers who joined a tofu co-op in the early 90's, it's not surprising that there weren't a ton of rules in the kempner house. (in hindsight the fact that we were all naturally good kids who liked school, had nice friends, and weren't too boy crazy was probably conducive to and thus afforded a laissez faire approach to parenting.) Read More
shut the front door our friends are procreating?
to celebrate i made their baby girl an outfit. maybe it's the ann arbor in me but doesn't this outfit look like it should be worn to the farmers market?
the sunday brunch coat was actually the second oliver + s pattern i ever made, way back when maya was a baby.
my craftsmanship was much improved (i.e. more hand sewing) this time around: better seam binding technique, under stitching, french seams, edge stitching, and a blind stitched hem. Read More