Tag Archives: Organic cotton

French Liberty Dresses

I was recently asked by a long time client to make some matching dresses for her two girls, eight in all. The first six were made pretty quickly, and were such fun to put together! The last two however, required some element of patience because the fabric (Betsy Lemonade), which is exclusive to a shop…

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Sidewalk Knits: my new love

Rae, mastermind and artist over at Made by Rae, asked if I would like to sew with some of her new knit collection from Cloud 9, Sidewalk. Of course I said yes! I love her designs and her style, period, but I really waned to give this organic cotton knit a go.  When it arrived…

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The Sally Romper : Part II

I did finish three garments since my last post, though I had planned to blog about them sooner. But I’m going with the new flow around here, which seems to be steadily getting back to a more normal pace. Nap times seem a bit more predictable, so I am beginning to make cleaning and sewing…

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Quick Change Trousers for Baby

I’m finally sewing for Baby! Its hard for me not to have him on my brain constantly these days now that he’s almost constantly kicking or dancing or poking in my belly. While boy sewing doesn’t seem to hold nearly the variety of girl sewing, nor does most of it seem as exciting, I’ve known…

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Oliver + S : Fairy Tale Dress

I made Layla the Oliver + S Fairy Tale Dress for Easter this year. What a fun sew it was! I used an organic cotton print from Amy Butler for the main fabric and the hot pink trim is Cotton Couture in Raspberry. Its totally over the top! Right? Truly everything about this dress is…

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