One of my favorite things about sewing will always be the ability to make unique things for my family. In this case I knew I needed some new swimwear for this summer, and I wanted to coordinate with baby boy without being too matchy. Last summer when I was pregnant, I almost made myself a … Continue reading Mommy & Me Swimwear!
Hello friends! I'm super excited to share this post with you - it's been in the making for a bit now. I had the opportunity to use two fantastic spandex-based fabrics from Pine Crest Fabrics, which are a great choice for making athletic items: Olympus (available on Fabric.com in fun prints!) and Virtue (available on Fabric.com). First, Olympus. … Continue reading Pine Crest Fabrics Activewear
I’ve made quite a few matching outfits for L and Brian, mainly due to using up the scraps from fabric I had already used to make Brian things over the past couple years. I have made one matching set for me (which I have not yet blogged...better get on that before he outgrows it!) but I … Continue reading Minimalist Swiss Cross Mommy & Me
I know I constantly obsess over the CLUB collection from Raspberry Creek, but today I'm loving some of their regular retail yardage: sweater knit! What's not to love about buffalo plaid?! This hacci sweater knit is the softest fabric ever. I sewed up the Made for Mermaids Women's Nina because I knew it would fit … Continue reading Raspberry Creek Sweater Knit
Even though it's already September, it's still 90+ degrees here in Chicago, so I feel justified in posting this skirt & tank combo before I launch head first into fall style! I made this one last month and even got pictures mid-August but in the whirlwind of working full time, Brian starting a new job, … Continue reading So Classic Sundress Skirt Hack
As soon as I saw the pretest photos and line drawing for the new P4P So Classic Sundress, I knew it had to be done with gingham. And it did not disappoint! Also, can I get a prize for doing 16 functioning buttons / button holes at 11PM and NOT messing any up?! I did test … Continue reading So Classic Sundress