Not Just a Sunsuit Tour

Paneled Sunsuit PDF

Today I’m happy to be showcasing a pattern from a new PDF designer and seasoned sewing blogger Call Ajaire. The Paneled Sunsuit tour aptly named Not Just a SunSuit tour has already shown off some great cool weather ways to rock this pattern for those of us moving into cool months.

I’m going to share two layering tanks I made up with the pattern. Or my hack on view F.

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Maternity Grown Up Thumbs Up- Neckline Hack

Grown Up Thumbs Up PDF pattern

I was getting bored with the 5 maternity shirts in my rotation and decided it was time to sew up another choice! I’ve had this maternity Grown Up Thumbs Up prepped and partially cut for awhile now- it was stuck in the WIP zone. No more!

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End of Summer Sewing: Poppy Tunic

poppy tunic 2

It’s hard to believe that summer is winding down.  Here in our neck of the woods the weather has been really  hot,  just in time for the kids to go back to school.  It has been quite busy around here, although not a lot of it has involved sewing for me.  Early this summer my hubby and I purchased our retirement home.  So I have done precious little sewing.  I have spent my summer getting one house ready to sell and another ready to move into.  Time for a break!
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Easy DIY Flower Headband

Easy DIY headband Tutorial

Today we’re sharing a quick DIY for when you want to add something fun to a look. You can go as big, or small, as you want with this one!

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Button Up Jumper- Back to School Uniforms

Button Up Jumper PDF Pattern

Back to school sewing time! Today we’re going to highlight the Button up Jumper. Remember you can pick up your OUSM Designs patterns 20% off until the 13th using the code BacktoSchool. This is a classic with a twist. This gray and pink version has always been a favorite around this house. This is a great piece to pair with a favorite shirt, leggings, or fun tights.

Button Up Jumper PDF Pattern

The jumper is an intermediate pattern sizes 12 month to 8 years. The jumper makes for easy dressing. The kiddo steps into the skirts, then the front goes over the head and buttons into the waistband. Makes for less shimming and arm pulling.

Button Up Jumper PDF Pattern

Deep pockets leave room for treasures, a must for all little people garments.

Button Up Jumper PDF Pattern

The button waistband wraps around to the back giving an opportunity to use a peak of contrast on the back also.

Button Up Jumper PDF Pattern

The Button Up Jumper is finished entirely on the inside so that there are no exposed construction seams.

Button Up Jumper PDF Pattern

You can pick up the Button Up Jumper for 20% off through August 13th with the coupon code BacktoSchool.

What back to school sewing do you have planned?

Happy Sewing,

Rachel and Donna

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OUSM Designs Back to School Pattern Sale

It’s time to get serious with the back to school sewing! We are having a back to school sale to celebrate the sewing season. Grab your OUSM Designs patterns at 20% using the coupon code BacktoSchool from now until August 12.

What are our best back to school patterns?

The recently expanded Harvey Vneck goes from size 12 month-12 years. It features a short and long sleeve. The option to keep it really simple or use up knit scraps with blocking.

Harvey Vneck PDF pattern OUSM Designs

See more about the Harvey.

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The Thumbs Up Tee also runs from 12 month- 12 years. This has been a big hit because of it’s thumb hole cuff features! Great for kids to keep those sleeves in place while they pull them in and out of jackets and mittens. But my kids mostly just think they’re fun 😉 The pattern also includes an elbow length sleeve with optional hem band.

Thumbs Up tee

Find out more about the Thumbs Up Tee

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Are you looking for something traditional with a twist? Or do you have a uniform policy? The Button Up Jumper is a great fit for that.

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Find out more about the Button Up Jumper

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You can shop all of our patterns in our Etsy Shop. Remember to use the coupon code: BacktoSchool to save 20% now until August 12th!

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Fall Sewing with EYMM Patterns

EYMM Womens Four Seasons Cardigan

This baby is almost officially down to a single digit week countdown! We’re really excited, though the to-do list is still reaaaaaaaaaally long. Having a early October/late September baby also means it may or may not get cold here while I still have baby on board. Tricky right!

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Fall Sewing with EYMM Patterns

This baby is almost officially down to a single digit week countdown! We’re really excited, though the to-do list is still reaaaaaaaaaally long. Having a early October/late September baby also means it may or may not get cold here while I still have baby on board. Tricky right!

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Long Beach Board Shorts

Long Beach Board Shorts PDF Pattern

I’ve been in a major sewing area de-stash and clean out. A couple weeks ago I came across a pair of shorts that were 90 percent finished. I don’t remember now why they were left undone, but the only thing they were missing was a hem and some elastic!

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Wardrobe Staple: The White Tee

Kymy’s Dolman Top PDF Pattern

Do you have a favorite staple in your wardrobe? I had a great white tee. It became hopelessly stained and I needed a replacement. As luck would have it I stumbled on this chunk of white knit and was looking to make a muslin for a project I’m going to share next week.

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