Sewing Double- My Colette Hawthorn Peplum Top

Here’s my second take on Colette’s Hawthorn pattern, this time as a sleeveless peplum top!  You can see my first version here :)  April’s Challenge for The Monthly Stitch was to sew a second version of a pattern we’ve already made. I made my first version before I started blogging, and love it, so thought I’d give it another go. I …

KCW Wrap Up + My Makes Days 4-7

Whew!  KCW ended yesterday and I love how motivated it got me for sewing every day, though I don’t think I could keep that up on a regular basis with two little ones! Altogether I made 2 pairs of shorts for Nigel, shorts for Ami, a matching short/top set, a reversible wrap top and 3 knit skater …

KCW Days 2 & 3- Shorts & Knits

Love being in this sewing grove with KCW– I just have to try not to overdo it :)  I got at least an hour of sewing in every day, Tuesday during naps and Wednesday in the morning before Ami woke and then in the afternoon for a bit.  Getting pictures was the tricky part!  When …

KCW! Day 1 Makes!

Can’t believe the season has flown so quickly and it’s time for Kids Clothes Week sewing already!  Spring is in the air- or summer here in Florida :)  It’s been in the 80’s by the afternoon and the kids swam at the beach already this past weekend.  So my makes for the week are going to consist …

My Capsule Wardrobe-Wardrobe Architect Week 9

I’m starting to plan out what I’ll be making for my Capsule Wardrobe for the Spring/Summer! Last weeks post over at Wardrobe Architect for Week 9 was so helpful for narrowing down my ideas into what I really need in my wardrobe.  Spring is definitely in the air and I’m excited to start sewing!  Here are my paired down …

Empire Waist Knit Dress

Just a quick little post today since it’s the last day of my son’s spring break. Nigel starts back at school tomorrow so one last fun day out with the kids.  We had a blast over in Miami with my parents last week!  If you’re over that way the new Perez Art Museum is definitely …

More Miss Bossy Patterns!

Here are my newest versions of V1382, an Anne Klein dress that I cut as a top, and March’s Miss Bossy Patterns Winner for The Monthly Stitch! I’ll be posting over there soon with all of March’s makes!  You can read more about the construction of my first version here!   I love the look of …