May 02, 2016

Criss Cross Pinafore

A little while ago, I made a fabric order from Hawthorne Threads for the first time. This was some of the fabric I purchased-it's from the Fleet and Flourish line by Maureen Cracknell for Art Gallery.

April 29, 2016

Riviera Raglan Release

Ha! Say that ten times fast! Anyway, this is a new pattern from New Horizons Patterns (formerly Terra's Treasures). I tested the henley version with the banded hem, but this pattern comes with tons of options, including a different cut to the raglan sleeves than I've seen before.

I won't lie, I had a hard time with the henley neckline. I've done plackets before, but knit makes them super tricky, at least it did for me.

I really like the fit of this top. It's loose without being baggy, and it's nice and comfy. One of my favorite store bought tops is a raglan sleeve with a similar fit, and I'm glad that now I can make lots and lots of them! And raglan sleeves go together quickly too.

Also, I should mention my daughter took these and I had the rest of my children with me too, hence the facial expressions. Just saying.

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April 06, 2016

Spring Lady Skater Dress

I've sewn up the Lady Skater dress a couple of times before (see here and here), but this is the first time I've actually made it as it's originally made.

March 29, 2016

Bunny Mask and Bunny Ear Headband for Spring

Below is a post that I wrote for the Ribbon Retreat's spring blogger challenge. The link for voting is now up on their blog (go here) and they're also hosting a giveaway to go along with it. Head over to vote for your favorite project and enter to win some great prizes!

March 25, 2016

Summer Wardrobe Part 1

This summer, I'm trying to make all (or at least most!) of my youngest daughter's wardrobe. Here's part one...

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