Raspberry Creek Fabrics always has the best swim prints and this year is no exception! I'm thrilled to be taking part in their Suit Up For Summer swim blog tour and want to provide some inspiration for their wonderful fabrics! Check out the end of this post for links to the other talented bloggers and … Continue reading RCF Suit up for Summer Tour 2020
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