simple floral dress

simple floral dress

Sadie's Easter dress turned out just how I imagined! This floral cotton and steel/rifle paper co fabric really needed to shine, so I kept it SIMPLE! I used a simple bodice pattern-the same thing could be replicated with the Geranium Pattern, bodice lengthened. I made the skirt panels extra wide so it would gather up beautifully and be OH so … [Read more...]

white and gold dress

white and gold dress

Here we go with the Easter dress posts! Are you surprised I made them this year? yeah me too. I'm also showing you the last dress I made first, so it's all over the place here folks. Welcome to my life. snort. This kraken. I swear. She does all her poses. The only ones that were suggested by me are the basic shots. Everything else is ALL … [Read more...]

mauve floral kensington dress

lavender floral kensington dress

If ever I could literally, physically, swoon over a fabric, it would probably be this one. Double brushed jersey knit is the stuff of dreams, peeps. The hand is incredible, and it's buttery soft and so easy to sew with! I am almost regretting sewing something for Sadie out of it instead of being selfish and either hoarding it or sleeping with it … [Read more...]

blush rose kensington dress

peachy coral kensington dress

Another sweet little dress for the Sadester! I'm loving the Kensington dress pattern-it's the perfect little knit dress...I have plans for about a bajillion more of these. ha! I sewed this one up for Sadie in this lovely blush double knit, which has a gorgeous pattern to it. Love it. I widened the skirt panels and pleated them-eyeballed the … [Read more...]

grey quilted skater dress

grey quilted skater dress

 I've had this fabulous grey quilted fabric in my stash for awhile-the plans were to make a cardigan out of it originally, but then I couldn't stop picturing a cute little skater dress, so in the end that won out! and I love it! It's super cozy and simple! I knew I needed to use the skater dress pattern because I didn't want to gather the … [Read more...]

sadies baptism dress

sadies baptism dress

Sadie recently turned eight and chose to be baptized (we're LDS), and therefore needed a white dress, which is tradition! She didn't really have anything in mind, but we decided on lace being a part of the dress. I settled on the Mori dress pattern, which Heidi sent to me awhile ago and I've been wanting to sew up ever since! I used this poplin, … [Read more...]

boardwalk delight dress

boardwalk delight dress!

I'm so excited to be a part of the blog tour for Dana's new fabric line-Boardwalk Delight! She has a knack for making bright and cheerful creations and this fabric is no different! She is such a sweetheart too-I roomed with her and Kate last year at SNAP and we had a blast! She can shake it on the dance floor too and has got karaoke SKILLZ. … [Read more...]

vintage floral kensington dress

vintage floral kensington dress

I was looking over at my fabric the other day while nursing Jack at my computer (as one does....amiright?), and noticed this fabric poking out of a pile. I had thrifted it last year-it's a lovely vintage slinky knit that has one of the most unique prints I've seen! Sadie and I couldn't figure out if the design is of mushrooms, hats, birds, or all … [Read more...]

aqua and orange geranium dress

aqua and orange geranium dress

I feel like it's been forever, folks. It really has. Sorry about that! I promise I'm not gone! I haven't quit blogging! It's just this pregnancy took a serious hit on my sewing mojo. and energy. and errything else. ha! this boy is already SO different from the girls. But I have been sewing a little bit for him! Check out my instagram for more … [Read more...]

stripes plus coral (plus gender reveal!)

stripes plus coral

Sorry about that radio silence. I didn't mean to take an extended break from blogging, but this baby has sucked the energy out of me like no other. Because it IS like no other I've had...it's a BOY!!! We are thrilled to say the least! and tired. but mostly thrilled. So the sewing has been at a bit of a stand still....but I still have this … [Read more...]