Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Customizing with Oliver + S



 
Want to know how I made the Class Picnic Blouse into a spaghetti strap top? Pop on over to the Oliver + S blog to find out!

Friday, August 8, 2014

Hot Pink Ruffle Shorts

 
The last time I sewed Class Picnic Ruffle Shorts, BK wore a size 5.  She outgrew them at least a year ago.  They were always a favorite so it was time to sew up a new pair.  This time with a few more modifications to make my girl happy. 



Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Shorts on the Line: Jalie 3351

This post is part of the Shorts on the Line sewalong.  Shorts on the Line 2014 is sponsored by: Britex FabricsHawthorne Threadsmiss matatabi, and Soak Wash.  Hosted by imagine gnatssmall + friendly, and Kollabora.
 
My turn, my turn!  This year as part of the Shorts on the Line sewalong, I'm sharing what I did with the Jalie 3351 Swim Shorts pattern.  While I'm going to make a pair of swim shorts eventually, I decided to make...

Monday, July 28, 2014

Summer Swimsuit Catch Up


Thanks to my fabulous in-laws we were able to spend a week at the beach with my husband's side of the family.  His parents weren't able to come down until Tuesday because his father had been in the hospital with pneumonia.  Luckily, my father-in-law's health improved enough that he could fly down and spend the rest of the week with his 3 kids (+ 3 spouses), 12 grandchildren (+ 5 spouses), and 6 great-grandchildren!

meinen group 2014

The little girls needed wanted new swimsuits for the beach house so I pulled out all my swimsuit patterns and fabrics and let them choose.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

The Captivating Comino Cap Top & Dress

 

Comino Cap Top
 
Amanda, the guru behind Kitschy Coo, has released another fabulous knit pattern! This one is called the Comino Cap Top & Dress.  There are 4 different variations:  a sweetheart seamed top, a single piece cap sleeved top, sweetheart seamed bodice + a-line skirt dress, and a single piece bodice + a-line skirt dress.