Back to School Post 3: Kid Sister Style

Being a little sister is no small task. There's the every-day wake-up with the big sisters, the hugs, the walk to the bus stop... the occasional class party ... friend dates, smiles to other little sisters and brothers ... phew!--it's quite the role. So with such a role comes some cute gear, right? Kid Sister... Continue Reading →


Back to School Sewing Post 2: A Sparkly Sunshine for Fall

Like all kids, my girls definitely have their unique personalities. If you haven't already guessed, this one loves sparkles, rainbows, sunshines, unicorns... EVERYTHING happy!! She's wild and fun with a splash of sensitive. And when I showed her this top, she let out a... wait for it ... gasp.   Pattern: My go-to pattern for this... Continue Reading →

Back-to-Ballet Sewing: Fabric + Pattern

While most children are getting excited for "back to school" shopping, some little ballerinas are definitely gearing up for "back to ballet!" I'll be honest: my daughter lived in swimsuits for about a full year--including our chilly Michigan winters (indoors, of course...although she ran out once lol). So I started making her a little leotard... Continue Reading →

Shark Bite for Women Too?? Day Made!!

 As soon as the Shark Bite for girls went into testing, I had my fingers crossed that the women's version wouldn't be far behind. And lo-and-behold, it's here!! The Shark Bite for Women has a beautiful fit with semi-fitted sleeves and bust and a beautiful drape for a boho-esque feel with pointed side hems. The... Continue Reading →

New Horizons’ Cascade Tee Pattern Release

  The New Pattern: New Horizons just released the girls' Cascade Tee, which features plain sleeves or flounce detail (my favorite!). The top comes with tank, short sleeve, and long sleeve options (flounce can be used with any version or can be omitted). This pattern offers a gorgeous way for me to add beautiful color-blocked... Continue Reading →

SLPco Patricia in Knit = Boho Love

   Simple Life Pattern Company just released a knit add-on to their beautiful Patricia pattern (originally drafted for wovens). Although I adore several wovens, my girls' favorites are soft knits, so this was the perfect addition for us. The pattern comes in both dress and top lengths; I created the hi-low tank version (with gathered... Continue Reading →

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