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...]

four corners 5&10 designs dress

four corners 5&10 designs dress

Two fabric tours in one week! Lucky me! I was thrilled to be invited to sew up something in the new line by the Simple Simon gals-Four Corners. (Also by Riley Blake!) This fantastic mustard cross print was calling to me (on a yellow kick I guess), and I knew it had to be something for Sadie. She needed a few longer dresses (she keeps sprouting … [Read more...]

coral zebra 5&10 basic dress

coral zebra 5&10 basic dress

Coral+zebras+ b&w=a winner. amiright? Let's start with my inspiration-you probably have seen this adorable dress by the talented Emma&Mona around blogland......I instinctively go to pin it every time I see it in my Pinterest feed. ha! (I would give almost anything to get some of that mustard zebra fabric tho) So when I came across this … [Read more...]