Gwen Dress Test for Pattern Anthology

Pattern Anthology has recently released their latest pattern bundle, Unbiased. In it are four dress and top patterns, designed to flatter women of all sizes. I tested the Gwen, and wanted to share the dress version that I sewed. There are many options in this pattern, and for this version I sewed the dress with … Continue reading Gwen Dress Test for Pattern Anthology

Upcycled Adventure Tee: pattern anthology make (believe) collection

Today is the last day of the latest Pattern Anthology collection, Make (Believe). I sewed up an Adventure Tee, and I can’t wait to sew the rest of the collection! The Adventure Tee has a bunch of different options, and it’s perfect for boys or girls — the whole collection is! Short and long sleeves, … Continue reading Upcycled Adventure Tee: pattern anthology make (believe) collection

Parisian Top — Pattern Anthology

Another collection has just come out from Pattern Anthology! I’ve posted before about Pattern Anthology, but if you’ve never heard of it, I’ll explain. Four amazing and wonderful pattern designers have gotten together to collaborate on a collection. They each design one or more patterns and they release them together for a limited time at … Continue reading Parisian Top — Pattern Anthology

Boy Style: plaids and hats [Pattern Anthology]

Today I’m joining up with the Pattern Anthology tour to share a little Boy Style with you. Because who says girls need to have all the fashion fun? The patterns from the Pattern Anthology collection [a limited time collection of 8 patterns by four designers that I know and love] have what every boy [or … Continue reading Boy Style: plaids and hats [Pattern Anthology]

The Denver Tunic

Sometimes you sew something and as soon as you make it, you quickly realize it’s going to become a favorite. This is one of those garments. When the latest Pattern Anthology collection came out, the Denver (affiliate link) caught my eye, and I knew it would be perfect for cozy winter wear. So I sewed it … Continue reading The Denver Tunic

Momiform MAKEover – elevating the handmade mom uniform

If you come to my house on any given day, most likely you’ll find me in jeans and a T-shirt, with a cardigan thrown over top in cold weather. I spend most of my days chasing after my four ever-moving boys, plus homeschooling, so I need to be comfy. Back in my teaching days, I … Continue reading Momiform MAKEover – elevating the handmade mom uniform

Wool Berkshire Blazer

I’ve already shared about the pants I made for my dear sister-in-law’s wedding last weekend. But I spent most of my time sewing up this amazing wool Berkshire Blazer for my oldest, who was one of two ring bearers in the wedding. I’ve sewn the Berkshire Blazer (affiliate link) from Blank Slate Patterns once before, in … Continue reading Wool Berkshire Blazer

Striped Neptune Tee

If you’ve been around here for awhile, you know my love of all things Pattern Anthology. Four of my favorite designers put out a collection of patterns together for a limited time discount, then the patterns go to their individual shops at regular retail price. Every single time a new Pattern Anthology collection comes out, … Continue reading Striped Neptune Tee