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
in the summer of 2013 i made maya and etta owl backpacks from the little things to sew book (which is by the good folks at oliver + s.)
over the past four years these backpacks have gotten a lot of use, so i decided to make a lil' man version for the son of a favorite co-worker! Read More
i just can't quit this fabric. Read More
while bay area weather is just about always beautiful and perfect my hometown of ann arbor, michigan has some pretty intense winters. Read More
this is awkward but we should probably talk about how it's the holiday season. for the next few posts i am going to share my go to homemade gifts for various demographics. let's start with the obvious: kid toys and accessories. Read More
when maya when moved to the big kid room at her daycare my sister and i decided it was time for her first backpack.
vic had very thoughtfully gotten me the little things to sew book by oliver + s a few months earlier and i was dying to try the penguin backpack pattern. but when we found this owls all around print from the nested owls collection we knew a penguin wasn't gonna happen. Read More
when my sister and i were tossing around ideas for maya's halloween costume last year we had a lot of ideas, one of which was paddington bear. so my sister dug out our old stuffed paddington and read her a few books. Read More