Olivia pattern tour round up

I am sad to see the Olivia tour coming to an end. All the lovely bloggers that participated made such amazing dresses and tops! it was a non stop parade of awesomeness. I am so thankful to them all for taking the time to sew up Olivias and being so creative in doing so! Already I have more ideas for new versions, and I hope you were inspired as … [Read more...]

olivia pattern tour: shwin &shwin designs

Last on the Olivia pattern tour, but certainly not least, we have the ever fabulous Shauna, from Shwin & Shwin! You'll know her from her fabulous patterns, great photography, and cutie pie kids. She is such a sweetheart and truly passionate about sewing. I am so excited to see more of her (two!) Olivias that she made her girls! They are … [Read more...]

olivia pattern tour: Sew like my mom

Happy Halloween! I am so excited about today's guest-it's Melissa from Sew Like My Mom! She is so sweet and supremely talented! She created a fantastic-ly awesome Olivia dress...and took her pictures in the coolest location.. which is  totally fitting for the spookiest day of the year.  and that fabric! Agh. SO SO perfect. I love it all! Find out … [Read more...]

olivia pattern tour: elegance and elephants

Today's guest is the ever lovely and talented Heidi, from Elegance & Elephants! She is a prolific seamstress and pattern guru-and is also a member of the 5 and 10 designs team! I instantly fell in love with her fantastic Olivia dress-she lengthened the sleeves and added pockets-awesome! and the colors and fabric just scream cozy and warm. I … [Read more...]

olivia pattern tour: if only they would nap

Seriously. I cannot get over all the beautiful Olivia dresses and tops that have graced the pattern tour. Today's is no exception! The lovely Jess of If Only They Would Nap, made this GORgeous Olivia sewn with a mix of vintage fabrics and buttons (we all know I heart me some vintage sewing goodness) Jess is part of the Sewing … [Read more...]

olivia pattern tour: the red kitchen

My guest today is a very special blog friend. We've been friends since the wee little days of both of our blogs, and she was the very first bloggy friend I met in real life! Katie from The Red Kitchen, is such a sweet gal, a fantastic seamstress, and even has her own sewing book (affiliate link) coming out soon! (you can pre-order your little … [Read more...]

olivia pattern tour: sew very

Our guest today for the Olivia pattern tour is Veronica, from SewVery! Veronica is a fabulous seamstress...I love perusing her blog for useful tips and seeing her cute projects! But also, I just cannot stand the cuteness of this top. I mean...kittens? ruffles? aqua and teal? shut the front door. I just love it all. See more over on her blog! … [Read more...]

olivia pattern tour: boy oh boy oh boy crafts

Today's guest on the Olivia pattern tour train is the fabulous Stacey from Boy Oh Boy Oh Boy Crafts! She might usually sew for boys, but she totally knocked it out of the park with this Olivia dress. I mean, the COLLAR! If I've said it once, I've said it a meellion times....this is what I adore seeing...all the ways people can take a pattern and … [Read more...]

Olivia pattern tour: Sumo’s Sweet stuff

Today's guest, Summer, from Sumo's Sweet Stuff, went far above and beyond with her Olivia sewing-she sewed up not one, not two, but THREE Olivias! One for each of her adorable daughters! Oh man, we've got lots in common, eh? Sewing, 3 girls, saving up for all those weddings...haha! See more on her blog! and enter her giveaway for your own copy of … [Read more...]

olivia pattern tour: Sewing mama raeanna

I keep being stunned by the fab fabric the pattern tour guests use! They all have such amazing taste! Today's guest, RaeAnna, from Sewing Mama RaeAnna, is no exception. Check out the adorable combo of polka dot and fairy tale fabric! Swoon. I love it. See more over on her blog! Don't forget the Junebug and Olivia patterns are on sale for $7 … [Read more...]