A Maritime Breton Tee in Textured Cotton

Back in the late 90’s when we had our little place in Languedoc, France, we used to go to a nearby fishing port called Sete. Being an American, I wasn’t yet familiar with the history of the French Mariniere shirt. I saw many people wearing them, and bought one for each member of our little […]

Three Gemmas

Way back when I first started blogging in 2010, there were a handful of notable kids sewing bloggers. Made by Rae was one blog I enjoyed reading and I used to participate in her Shirt week series every spring. Since then, she has gotten into the ladies pattern business. Washi anyone? I never did try […]

My Liesl & Co Soho shorts in Tencel

After my last post complaining about losing my sewing mojo, I suddenly found myself with the desire to sew again on Saturday afternoon. Go figure! So I finished my Soho shorts. Made of some Tencel fabric kindly sent to me by The Confident Stitch. I love the color with my KorkEase sandals and my silk […]

Elastic waist blouson Bento tee

Adding elastic to a waistline of a top is a simple way to add some waist definition. It gives a ‘tucked in’ look without actually having to to tuck anything in. With a return to higher waistlines I’ve been seeing more designer blouses with this treatment and thought I’d like to try it, too. It’s […]

The Everyday Skirt in Anna Maria Horner Loominous Fabric

When I saw this pink Anna Maria Horner Loominous fabric on The Confident Stitch Site I knew I had to make something with it ASAP! I love the embroidery running through the fabric and it reminded me of those pullover hooded tops I used to get down in Tijuana back in the day. Today my […]

Jalie Vanessa pants in Tencel

Hi everyone! You’re probably getting bored of my pictures being taken in the corner of my bedroom by now! It seems that my trusty Canon T2i  bought seven years ago isn’t working so well these days. Photos out doors have been soft and we’ve been having a hard time timing our photo shoots since Lily […]

Olive moss green Moss skirt

Hi everyone! Today I’m using fabric from my fabric sponsor The Confident Stitch, an online shop with a brick and mortar location in lovely Missoula, Montana.  So far, I’ve been very impressed with the quality and selection! I also like that they can send little fabric swatches because I often have a hard time figuring out how […]