stripes

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Striped Birthday Tank

Boy number three turned four yesterday. To celebrate, I made him a striped tank. The tank is self-drafted and upcycled from an XL men’s tank top. The stripes on this tank are so rad. I love finding t-shirts…

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No Doubt inspired sewing: Sew in Tune

Today I’m letting the music be my muse, with one of my favorite blog series: Sew in Tune! I super love this series, put on by Stacey of Boy, Oh Boy, Oh Boy Crafts and Melissa of Melly Sews (you can…

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Striped Tanks

I’ve been trying to beef up my boys’ summer wardrobes. My oldest has grown out of most of last year’s shirts, and my almost two-year-old doesn’t have quite as many hand-me-downs as his older brother did. These boys…

Cool Cardigan… with mix and match patterns

Have y’all seen Blank Slate Patterns by Melly Sews? This girl is a fellow boy-mama and a pattern making machine. I recently sewed up the Cool Cardigan for my oldest. And seriously, this pattern is fabulous. I used…

Stripes and Polka Dots – sewing along with PR&P

Have you been following along with Project Run and Play? If you aren’t familiar with it, it’s an online sewing/design competition for kids’ clothing. It’s super fun and introduces you to lots of fabulous kids’ clothing designers/bloggers. Along…

An Upcycled Slim Fit Tank

A couple weeks ago, I made my oldest this upcycled, striped tank. It’s upcycled from a Target clearance tee [$2 for an XXL, if you’re wondering]. Once again, marrying my love of stripes and refashioning. The ribbing was…

Short to Long Sleeves – a Quick and Easy Tutorial

Short to Long Sleeves – a Quick and Easy Tutorial

Truth be told, long-sleeved shirts get much more wear around here than short-sleeved. While our summer season isn’t very long [insert sad face here], we do have a great spring and fall. So when I found a grey…