I’ve made a few gifts recently.
1) I used this free pattern and tutorial to make a cute knit racerback dress in size 12-18 months. I just love racerbacks. I think Finley should have one.
After seeing Inder’s maternity shirt, I was itching to do some maternity sewing of my own. Unfortunately, the Megan Nielsen Ruched maternity tshirt pattern Inder used is temporarily out of print and sold out EVERYWHERE (it is supposed to be back in stock in July, but I am not that patient). [...]
After making a pair of basic pocket pants for Nash (pattern from Growing Up Sew Liberated), I couldn’t resist making a pair of basic pockets shorts for the summer.
To make shorts, I just cropped the pants pattern, but still made the cuff the same width. I [...]
Remember how I love pattern books? One of my favorites is Growing Up Sew Liberated: Making Handmade Clothes and Projects for Your Creative Child. So many great patterns. It’s a steal.
One of my favorite patterns in the book is the basic pocket pants. At first, I was only going [...]
I finally made Nash some green pants and, boy, do I love them.
I used the Nowhere Man pants pattern by Shwin Designs again (check out my previous pair here) and basically recreated the exact pants on the pattern photo, seersucker pockets, white topstitching, and all. [...]
I’m crossing things off my “to sew” list, folks.
I made Nash another Oliver + S Reversible Bucket Hat (free pattern available here), but this time I made the size medium and it actually fits him. Woohoo!
I decided to go with apparel fabric this time around [...]
I have a new addiction. Pattern books. I love them.
One of my newest books is Sew What You Love: The Easiest, Prettiest Projects Ever. It has some really great, basic patterns including this Amelie bag.
I have been wanting to make a pool bag to carry [...]
For Finley’s hat, I extended the brim by 1.5 inches à la A Little Gray [...]
This stinkin’ cute hedgehog print by Lizzy House is another one of my favorites and I have been trying to figure out what to make with it for a few weeks. I knew I wanted to make a skirt, but couldn’t decide on anything more than that (again, I only had a [...]