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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
I have had a half yard of this yummy Heather Ross fabric in my stash for a little while. It is based on the story of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and is oh so charming. I couldn’t decide what project was worthy of using it, since it is pricier (even [...]
I got a new Oliver and S pattern, folks, and I LOVE it. It is called the class picnic blouse and it also includes a cute girls short pattern. The pattern has been out for a while, but it never seemed to interest me until I saw it in action [...]
I left the serged edges exposed just like she did in the tutorial. I think it works well with the [...]
I have been wanting to make Fe a boat neck, 3/4 length sleeve dress for a while. I came across this dress by mini Boden and loved it. The buttons on the shoulder reminded me of the Oliver and S sailboat top. I already owned the [...]
Here is the other shower gift I made with my new book, “Handmade Beginnings” by Anna Maria Horner.
I love my new book and I love this dress! This is the first time since last summer that I was attending a shower for a baby girl!! I was so excited [...]