modern yardage geranium dress (and giveaway!)

Have you heard of Modern Yardage yet? It's an awesome fabric company that has a unique method for their fabrics-they print on demand! No running out of a favorite print if you need more to finish a project! They have some really fun and fresh designs, and I fell in love with this print because-hello: teal yellow and red. Done deal. I thought it'd … [Read more...]

KCWC: modern meadow geranium

So.....the other day, I decided that Ava needed a new dress-basically I just NEEDED to sew something quick and cute and easy. Another Geranium dress goll darn fit the bill. It's my sixth version of the pattern...yipes. That means it's a good one. The classic silhouette and those adorable cap sleeves get me every time. Plus the fit is fantastic! … [Read more...]

Vintage May: feedsack Geranium with peter pan collar

More Vintage May is on the way! We've got one more week of the fun-I can't wait! So is it just me, or was Miss Charlotte MADE for vintage style clothing? Her little cherub face and curly pigtails...she just kills me. :D For her look I nabbed this awesome feedsack fabric from Joanns and made her a Geranium dress out of it. (this is like my 5th … [Read more...]

Ava’s Geranium Easter dress

Did you hear? I was excited to hear my chevron look won last week on Project Run and Play! I'm stoked! Thanks for your votes! Now to go finish up the pics for week 3 and my look for week 4...wish me luck.... So.....last but not least, Ava's Easter dress! I kept it simple-just and adding a little detail on the front bodice-a faux pleat feature … [Read more...]

Lotta Geranium dress

Well I knew I'd be making another Geranium dress soon, since the last one turned out so cute! I started cutting this one out last week and totally messed up laying out my pieces. (this is why I shouldn't be allowed to sew after 9 pathetic) So I ordered another yard because I just HAD to make it work. I mean, hello this fabric is probably … [Read more...]

Ava’s Geranium dress

So the other week, Rae emailed me to see if I'd be willing to help test her new pattern....and we all know that when Rae says "sew" you say "yes". ;) She needed a tester for the 0-3 month size and I quickly jumped on sweet did this dress turn out? I adore it in so many ways. For one thing, it came together so, so quickly. (love small … [Read more...]