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
our friends recently had a baby girl, so i whipped up this little top for her to wear next summer. 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
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
when aunt maggie comes to Portland for the weekend a few things change:
- donuts and chocolate milk is a completely acceptable breakfast.
- staying up a little later on the weekend to watch an old school episode of scooby doo is fine.
- teaching your little sister the Star Wars theme counts as both of you practicing the piano.
i'm nothing if not predictable.
a coworker recently had a baby boy. so guess what i made him? 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
another baby boy another sketchbook shirt in plaid. i just can't help myself, this pattern is such a joy to sew and looks so adorable in tiny sizes. not to mention the baby lumberjack look really resonates with my demographic of friends. Read More
as i said yesterday one of my sewing goals for 2016 (and the rest of 2015) is to sew more patterns i haven't made before, specifically the oliver + s patterns.
until a few weeks ago one of those patterns i had, but hadn't sewn yet was the sailboat pattern. Read More
oh man i love the class picnic tunic from oliver + s. more specifically, maya loves the class picnic tunic. it's perfect for her casual and comfortable style. i've made it for her second birthday, her third birthday, and her winter wardrobe. but this top came before all of those.
fall 2013: after seeing gail's version here i had to try this style. so one friday night in boston armed with a dogfish head pumpkin beer and stash fabric from nora and etta's dolly's ergos, i dove in. Read More