Wallace just turned two. He’s becoming more independent. Couple that with his great love of dressing up and accessorizing, and I knew that kid needed a backpack.  Remember this backpack I made for Layla when she turned two? I knew with some personalization it would be perfect for Wallace too. I found that crazy awesome […]

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I told you Akita was going to happen multiple times! I made this one right after I whipped up the first version.    This gorgeous fabric is a newish colorway of the classic Liberty print, Wiltshire. It was a Christmas gift from a dear friend of mine, and I’m thrilled not only to be using […]

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Several weeks ago I made another contrast pleated bodice Fairy Tale Dress for the Oliver + S blog after they they saw this one and asked for a tutorial. Today I wanted to pop in with some pictures and officially share the link to my tutorial so you can make your own! It’s crazy easy […]

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Do you subscribe to Seamwork? One of my best friends in the world gifted me a subscription when they first got started, and I have loved getting the online magazine every month. If you are a paid subscriber, two patterns are included every month.    A few months back, the Akita Top was included. I […]

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  • Lauren

    Such a cute top – and great tip to save fabric! I’m just finishing up their Adelaide dress and this might have to be my next project. I’ve been trying to add more practical me-made items into my wardrobe these days.ReplyCancel

  • […] told you Akita was going to happen multiple times! I made this one right after I whipped up the first version. […]ReplyCancel

About a month back, the ladies at Hawthorne Threads sent me some fabrics from their new in-house collection, Riviera, to play with. I was just thrilled and began planning straight away. Still on my pleat-all-the-things kick, I decided to make Layla a dress similar to this one I made for Emilee a year or so […]

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