Flannel Archer Button Up Shirt

Things have been slow going lately with my two year old rearranging her sleep schedule, and a nine month old first time teether… whew! BUT! Amidst it all I was able to finally finish my Archer Button Up Shirt! You guys!!!! I love this shirt. It was more of a challenge, but I loved relearningContinue reading “Flannel Archer Button Up Shirt”

Stylish Dress Book + Pattern P

Recently, I found Stylish Dress Book at my local library. I love the simplicity of the Japanese patterns in this book. The first part of the book show cases all of the pattern options, one for each page, labeled A-Z. The second part of the book illustrates the instructions to construct each pattern. All of theContinue reading “Stylish Dress Book + Pattern P”

Sewabaloo + a giveaway!

Recently, I met Eluned of Sewabloo, based in the UK. Eluned has designed and created independent sewing patterns for children. You guys! Her patterns are adorable! This particular pattern I used is the Briabaloo. There are three options in this pattern, all very different and adorable. I chose to make the pinafore dress, but quite honestly I went backContinue reading “Sewabaloo + a giveaway!”

Tinkerbell: Simplicity 1792

Thanks to Netflix hosting ALL of the Tinkerbell Movies, my two year old daughter has been telling everyone she is going to be Tinkerbell for Halloween…. since July. I was considering making the pattern myself until I found Simplicity 1792 Disney Fairies. It’s a beautiful pattern, so I went with it instead, and I’m so glad IContinue reading “Tinkerbell: Simplicity 1792”

Deer & Doe Plantain T- Shirt + Free Pattern

I came across this Free Pattern by Deer and Doe last week. I thought it looked easy, and cute for fall, so I whipped one up. It took me just a few hours, I put the whole thing together over the course of one day. (Please forgive my strange, bulgy back pocket- I forgot to take myContinue reading “Deer & Doe Plantain T- Shirt + Free Pattern”

Citronille Challenge: Susanne

I am so excited to have been chosen to participate in the Citronille Challenge sponsored by Sew Mama Sew + Fiddlehead Artisan Supply! Fiddlehead Artisan Supply sells these beautiful french patterns, designed by Astrid de Larocque- Latour. You can find patterns for babies, boys, girls and women. The patterns are simple enough, and very charming. Most of theseContinue reading “Citronille Challenge: Susanne”

Diamond: A Quilt Pattern

I’ve been working on a quilt these last few weeks to freshen up my family room, and it’s done! I love how easy this pattern is! This is the first quilt Iv’e made all on my own, and I have to say that it is a great beginner quilt pattern. I used a pattern calledContinue reading “Diamond: A Quilt Pattern”

The Penelope Peplum Top

So having experimented with knits lately, I kind of got hooked. I’ve had this fabric lying around for a few years now that I purchased a while back in LA, and felt confident enough to finally use it. I came across the Penelope Peplum Knit Top pattern recently by See Kate Sew. I have beenContinue reading “The Penelope Peplum Top”

A Dress Pattern: Simplicity 2444

I love how structured this pattern is. It’s also fairly easy to put together. It’s pretty true to size, I haven’t had to make any additional adjustments to it fit wise. This dress looks great with a little jacket or cardigan over it, and of course a great statement necklace. You can purchase the patternContinue reading “A Dress Pattern: Simplicity 2444”