you guys! this the first oliver + s dress i’ve sewn since march! how did that happen?
oh yeah, i got all selfish with my sewing and stuff. haha. anyway, man it felt good to sew this dress for E. she’s getting tall and lanky and i’ve had to start cleaning things out of her closet that she still tries to wear even though they’re waaaay too small – dresses that fit her like shirts, mostly. Continue reading
FINALLY! a lovely double gauze garment just for me!
i’ve bought double gauze fabric a few times, and i’ve always ended up using it for those pesky kids. haha. i actually intended on making something for E with this too, but it was just perfect for my next self-sewing project….even though i had only 1.5 yards of it, about half a yard less than the pattern calls for. there was a lot of planning before i cut.
can’t stop. won’t stop!
the comfy summerwear separates just keep happening! i had the idea to make this shirt and post it along with my last one, but ran out of sewing time.
aaaand i’m back with more self sewing! pattern testing this time, for my friend Kelli of True Bias. I’m a big fan of Kelli’s – i was fortunate to have her as a guest for vintage may this year, and my intro for her links to my many favorite past Kelli projects. she has a comfortable yet fashionable style that i enjoy very much, so when she asked if i’d test her hudson pant pattern, i was totally in.
the hudson pant is a stylish lounge pant, which you can make ankle or calf length. it being summer, i made the calf-length, though for some reason i made them in a somewhat heavy sweatshirt knit (?). haha they’re multi seasonal, right? Continue reading
hey look! it’s a basic, solid-colored, easy peasy t-shirt!
and i’m soooooo excited about it!! Continue reading