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
mk 2.0 (aka my niece maya) is starting first grade, so a new dress was in order! Read More
a few years ago i made victor a rugby shirt from this beautiful knit fabric i had purchased at britex. Read More
as previously mentioned, i recently made a goal to sew more things for myself. so on my birthday a few months ago I took the day off work and made trips to my two favorite fabric stores in the east bay: a verb for keeping warm and stonemountain & daughter and got fabrics specifically for this purpose.
one of the patterns on my to-sew list was the lark cardigan, which is an adaptation of the lark tee from grainline studio. i believe the first time you sew a pattern it's best to follow the instructions and hold off on any alterations or hacks. so before I embarked on the cardigan variation I thought it best to make a basic lark tee with the lightweight grey knit I picked up at a verb for keeping warm. Read More
next month my mom and i are taking nora and etta to disneyland and universal studios. naturally I've decided to sew the girls a few things for the trip. first up: my mom requested some bags for the girls to have in the park. Read More
a few years ago my sister abby gave me handmade style by anna graham of noodlehead. Read More
what is the longest you've ever left something as a work in progress before actually finishing it? Read More
more back to school sewing! Read More
it's back to school sewing season!
first up is maya who is starting kindergarten this year. after i saw this post from gail over at probably actually i decided to make her a lunch box. Read More
i'm up in portlandia for a few days to see my favorite kindergartner and second grader. today we had a pretty awesome walk to school. Read More