E’s outfit : Harem shorts and Tank

It's been heating up around here and I quickly noticed E was lacking in the tank and shorts category.  I made the harem shorts for her with a tank top to go with them. Click the pics below to see the patterns.   I did make a couple small changes: Made the back of the tank longer than the [...]

2017-04-19T08:13:42+00:00 June 9th, 2015|Pattern hacks|

Fringe romper : 90

  :Fringe romper pattern: I've been loving the fringe detail on clothes for so long I can't believe I haven't done it until now!!  This is a really easy detail to add to ANY pattern.  Top, pants, shorts, one-piece etc.. I feel like this one-piece pattern is the perfect fit though, the hems are rolled and the binding [...]

2017-04-19T08:13:38+00:00 May 29th, 2015|Pattern tutorials|

Rolled hem romper: pattern 89

This is a pattern PERFECT for everyday summer! I think it will be my summer go-to! The rolled hems are super trendy and easy. Not only is it perfect for summer but there's a long leg and sleeve option that I love for cool evenings or bed-time.  It's a really versatile pattern and I think [...]

2017-04-19T08:13:41+00:00 May 21st, 2015|Pattern tutorials|

Summer romper pattern tutorial

This summer romper is not complicated to make and can be the perfect warm weather staple!  I've made a few for Eleanor, she's almost too old for the style but I still like it on her so I'll wear it this summer :) You'll see how it's put together below:  It's abbreviated from the actual [...]

2017-04-19T08:13:45+00:00 May 6th, 2015|Pattern tutorials|

T-shirt dress mod. #58

This is my first t-shirt dress pattern modification, although it's the perfect base for many mods. I love that Brutus is in this picture :)  That's our shih-tzu.  Anyway, the mod I did here is a version I think I'll make a lot of for Eleanor.  It's so light and airy with a little funkier [...]

2017-04-19T08:13:47+00:00 April 24th, 2015|Pattern hacks|

Super fun mod for classic hoodie #14

  I did a modification this week that I love!  Despite trying to pack my whole house up, I managed some sewing :)  I used the classic hoodie and slim harems for this outfit. The hood overlaps at the center much more than the standard plus it's lined. I also added length to the back hem and didn't add [...]

2017-04-19T08:13:48+00:00 March 26th, 2015|Pattern hacks|

Pilot hats and pull over coveralls

    How adorable is she??  I made this one piece without any bindings and a simple pull over neckband.  So, if you are one of those that won't do binding then this is for you :) The hat patterns are long overdue. They are such staples that I adore and I'm so happy to use them [...]

2017-04-19T08:13:52+00:00 March 20th, 2015|Pattern tutorials|

Mod collar tee and circle skirt

This shirt design took some time to get right, it was a little frustrating but I had a LOT of fun with the mixing and matching fabrics along the way!  Love the curves and piping detail:) Eleanor likes it too. Don't mind the expression, looks like she's trying to sell you the lotion or something, Lol. [...]

2017-04-19T08:13:55+00:00 March 13th, 2015|Pattern tutorials|

Ice cream pants with baggy tee

I don't know why but I feel like 'ice cream pants' is the perfect name for these! The curves remind me of ice cream dripping or something.  Idk, maybe I'm just a little crazy. Either way, the pants are ripe for customization!  Mixing and matching with these pants is so fun and crazy cute. You can see [...]

2017-04-19T08:13:59+00:00 February 27th, 2015|Pattern tutorials|

Harem romper with 2 shoulder styles

This adorable romper style has been on my hit list for some time.  I'm really happy with the way it turned out. I love the ties for Eleanor but I like the snap style a lot too! You can get the pattern on my website. I'll post some steps below so you can see how easy it is [...]

2017-04-19T08:14:02+00:00 February 20th, 2015|Pattern tutorials|