Floral Carolyn Pajamas

I’m so happy to finally have some pretty- and matching-pajamas!  These make me feel much more stylish lounging about at home.  Especially since I always change into pj’s as soon as we’re in for the day after school.  I need more!  I’m so glad Heather released this new pattern as it’s just what’s missing in my wardrobe. Plus …

Bronte + Francoise Tops

My first makes of the year are all tops.  I do love a quick make!   I’ve made all these patterns before, so other than lots of pics, this post will be short and sweet. First up is one of my favorite new patterns, the Bronte Top from Jennifer Lauren Vintage.  You can see my earlier version …

Scuba Knit Francoise

Last week I posted my Chanel Inspired Francoise and this week I’m back with a knit version of the dress.  Thanks everyone for all the wonderful compliments on my last version!   This dress was made actually made first,  just in time to wear for Thanksgiving.  Love this pattern!  Check out Tilly and the Buttons fan board on …

Holiday Sewing Plans

Time is just flying by and it’s already time for me to start sewing up a storm for the holidays.  I have a lot of sewing lined up for the next month, we’ll see how much actually gets done before Christmas. First up are two version’s of Tilly and the Buttons Francoise dress.  I wasn’t …

Vintage Red Bronte Top

Just a quick little make for this week, my new favorite shirt, The Bronte Top from Jennifer Lauren Vintage.  I was so excited to make this up as soon as I bought the pattern.  I’ve had this on my wish list for a while but have been trying to keep my pattern buying in check.   …

A Maleficent Halloween

“Before the sun sets on her sixteenth birthday, she shall prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and die!” the evil fairy Maleficent,  Sleeping Beauty    “There’s only going to be one scary witch this Halloween and that’s ma ma ma…… Maleficent!”  My youngest Ami has been going around telling this to everyone …

KCW Storybook- Wrap Up

I got quite a bit sewn during last week’s KCW, though getting pics taken took longer.  Almost all my makes ended up being variations on the skater dress pattern from Kitschy Coo!  It’s such a versatile pattern.  I made Ami three dresses (you can see the first two here) two shirts for Nigel and both kid’s costumes …