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
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
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
baby clothing continues!
what to make for a baby girl whose dad is a big hunter? something out of the cotton + steel arrow print of course! Read More
our friends recently had a baby girl, so i whipped up this little top for her to wear next summer. Read More
when a lovely coworker has a baby girl on your birthday a special gift is 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
another baby boy, another oliver + s sketchbook shirt.
unlike my previous renditions of this pattern (here, here, and here) i decided to make this one from a chambray (which I got from stonemountain & daughter on my birthday as mentioned here) for two reasons:
1. it’s this couple’s first baby and chambray is a gender neutral choice. you know just in case a girl comes along later.
2. the father of this baby wears a lot of chambray button down shirts, so now they can be twins. 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
back to school outfits might be the start of fall sewing but for me the season doesn't sink in until i've made at least one coat. this year my inaugural outerwear garment was another school days coat, from you guessed it, oliver + s. Read More