Ocean Odgen Cami

One of my favorite color combinations is Blue and White. I wear it constantly and collect pottery, ceramics and dishware in this colorway.  This simple cami works seamlessly into my wardrobe. The combo of my white Holly Pants with this new navy Odgen Cami is crisp and chic while still being comfortable and airy. This first version is my very wearable muslin to tweak the fit.  It’s a Cloud 9 Organics Cirrus Solid quilting weight cotton in Ocean that I purchased from Hawthorne Threads. It’s lightweight, irons beautifully and is perfectly opaque. This tank does double duty as I’ll wear it with yellow shorts (just finished!) and […]

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#2017MakeNine + Top 5 Reflections/Goals

Happy New Year Everyone!  I’ve been thoroughly enjoying the winter break with the kiddos and the long weekend with my husband. The weather has been beautiful so we spent quite a few days beachside-perfect way to start out the year! Here’s my last TOP 5: My Reflections + Goals plus my #2017MakeNine! Reflections: It’s been a busy year! I made 31 pieces for me plus countless more for the kids! Moving is not conductive to getting anything done! I really missed using natural dyes and being able to get messy! My closet is almost full!  I really need very few […]

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Mommy and Me Colfax Dresses

One of my goals this summer was to make my daughter Amelie and I matching dresses while she still enjoys dressing up with me.  I found a winner in the Colfax dress by True Bias.  Perfect easy and beach ready summer dress. I bought both patterns (PDF’s) earlier this spring knowing I probably wouldn’t get to them for a while, since we were moving.  I had them all printed and cut out.  Ready to go for whenever I got the chance to sew. My fabric search took a bit longer.  I wanted something cute enough for Ami but not too childish.  Plus I wanted it in a color palette we could both agree […]

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