The past couple of weeks have been jam packed with Market and wedding sewing. About a month ago, my husband’s coworker asked him if I could make some ties for his wedding. The picture he showed him was of Libery ties which Justin immediately recognized- he actually said, “oh, I’m pretty sure that’s Liberty and […]

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Hello there, and happy Thursday! I want to show you one of the garments I’ve made recently that I finally got some pictures of. Thank you, husband! I received some very generous and thoughtful gifts of Liberty for Christmas. I knew I wanted to make myself some clothes and set out to do it right […]

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I LOVE when dreams become reality. Back when Liberty Love came out I remember swooning over the matching man and boy buttondown shirts made up in Tom’s Jets. When I found out Wallace was a boy at our 18 week ultrasound, I searched high and low for even a small piece of this print. I […]

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Can I just preface this post by saying I really, really miss this space? Not just the actual writing, but all the making and productivity it brings? I so want to be on here many days a week recording all my sewing adventures. Thankfully, I’m still sewing a good bit, but not nearly what I […]

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  • Looks like the perfect and colourful summer dress. love the pin-tucks.ReplyCancel

  • Julie

    The dress came out beautifully and your little girl is so cute! Looking forward to your “hack” post…don’t know how you find the time…you rock modern motherhood!ReplyCancel

  • still here! love the dress! xoxoxoReplyCancel

  • The dress is gorgeous! I am sure Layla loves that super full, twirly skirt. Her hair looks adorable, too!ReplyCancel

You know the awesome thing about reprints? They give this sudden urge and freedom to stop hoarding the original. Such was the case with my one yard cut of Liberty’s Tresco, now that the print has been added to the Contemporary Classics collection.  I tossed around a few ideas at the beginning of the month […]

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  • Lauren

    So cute! I love the mini Catarina – such a great way to test out a fabric/pattern combo. It’s almost like doing a half-scale model, but actually useful! Totally agree with sewing as a dose of sanity. I never feel quite like myself when I’m not making things.ReplyCancel

  • I thought you were going to share a nursing hack – that dress could totally work for nursing with some easy modifications to the under layer!!
    But yeah. One yard wouldn’t cut it ;-)
    Layla’s dress is awesome and it’s great that she’ll get a couple of years out of it. Maybe after she outgrows it, you can turn it into a skirt. Or a pillow….. :-)ReplyCancel

  • What a great choice for this lovely fabric! Layla looks so pretty in the dress. It’s great that she appreciates your sewing so much!ReplyCancel

  • adorable! I love that print and am scheming about what I might be able to make with it.ReplyCancel