a tiger & floral tee plus a yellow skirt

I've been beefing up Sadie's wardrobe for first grade-just filling in some gaps and sewing up some basics. We went back to school shopping the other day and I felt SO guilty buying some of her clothes. weird right? I guess I felt like I should make EVERYTHING they wear since I sew. But really, clothing 3 girls...doesn't that make you want to … [Read more...]

KCW: solid bateau tops

  This is one of those projects I thought would be a good idea. "just whip up some solid colored tees to build up Sadie's wardrobe" I said to myself. Self, next time just buy solid tees. Seriously these actually weren't too bad, but since I wasn't customizing them or anything, they were a  bit boring to sew up...just repetitive I guess. But … [Read more...]

“Z” is for zipper, zebra, and zig zag

First off, I am SO psyched to be a part of Katy's Sew All 26 series! I love all her ideas for series, and I adore having a theme to work with. (read: Project Run and Play) I immediately signed up for the letter Z when she first emailed me. For two reasons-it was at the end, and I have been a bit of a procrastinator always lately. Secondly-I had … [Read more...]

floral and striped bateau neck top

Inspired by tees like this one and this one, I whipped this baby up the other night...seriously fast and cute. Rory even commented on it. I almost died from shock since he never does...doesn't even seem to notice I blog-lol! Sadie loves it...she looks tres chic in it-and I love the combo of black and white with the colorful floral. Look for … [Read more...]

granny chic Bateau drop waist dress and pattern giveaway!

I'm soo excited to be a part of Anneliese's Bateau Top pattern tour! She is the force behind the blog Asthetic Nest and the Wee Muses Pattern line-and not only is she super talented in many aspects, she is seriously one of the sweetest people I know. Period. So I was all too happy to sew up her new pattern-the Bateau Neck Top! I also used the … [Read more...]