Secret Garden Dress

secret garden dress

Today we are showing you our version of the Secret Garden Dress.   Rachel requested a special dress that M could wear for the Thanksgiving and Christmas Holiday.  What a perfect solution.  Because M is tall and lean, I made a size 3 with added length.  That is working well for us and we felt […]

What is Your Skill Level?

The longer I sew it seems the less confident I am in my skills.  That is silly I know, but…..How do you evaluate your sewing skills?  When my daughters were in 4-H and exhibited their clothing in the county fair, we had to evaluate each item.  Was it a beginner or intermediate level or was […]

Honey Bunny Funnybunny- Sew Many Books

sew many books

I’m very excited to be taking part in Sew Many Books today, a series showing off looks inspired by favorite book characters. The book the kids and I choose was Honey Bunny Funnybunny.(affiliate) A story about a big brother who torments his sister with all the best tricks- like mixing up her paint colors, switching […]

More Testers ( The Older Girls)

OUSM Designs

{Image from Jessica} Our Button Up Jumper is sized up to 8 Years.  We would not want all this fun for only the littlest ones.  Today we are featuring size 4-8.  Looking for smaller sizes?  You can find some samples HERE. Some of these girls chose their own fabrics.  It is always fun when the recipient can […]

Tester Round Up {the littlest testers}

12 month jumper

We can’t tell you all what wonderful testers we had for our Button Up Jumper the past few weeks.  They were wonderful helping us to get the perfect fit for our Jumper.  They showed us their creativity and special added touches that made us as designers thrilled.  It was so much fun to see our […]

Button Up Jumper Release {plus coupon code}

Button Up Jumper by OUSM Designs

It’s here! The Button Up Jumper is available for purchase and we couldn’t be more excited. The Button Up Jumper is a classic style with a fun twist. The   jumper is a great layering piece for Fall and Winter. It has a unique high  waistband that buttons onto the front bodice. The skirt has […]

Pattern Parcel #4 – Knight Hoodie

Knight Hoodie

Have you gotten  your Perfect Pattern Parcel yet?  We are down to the last few days.  Be sure you hop over and check out all the great boy patterns available.  The bonus pattern in the boy’s Pattern Parcel is the Knight Hoodie by Charming Doodle.  This is the perfect jacket for a little boy getting ready […]

Willow and Co Back to School Sewing

persimmon front

There is a sewing contest going on with Willow and Co Patterns in honor of back to school.  Ms M is starting preschool this year and she will need clothing that actually can be mixed and matched.  The prize package is great, so I figured as long as I was sewing why not give it […]

Small Fry Skinny Jeans: Pattern Parcel Tour #4

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We broke out the denim and a pattern we’ve heard a ton about to make up an amazing pair of shorts this week. The Small Fry Jeans by Titchy Threads is part of the the Perfect Pattern Parcel #4, which is now available.  Are you as excited as we are these are BOY patterns?  As […]

Button Up Jumper {Tester Call}

Button Up Jumper OUSM Designs

We’re sharing an upcoming project with you today- and we would love you to be a part of it! We are currently testing a new pattern, the Button Up Jumper. Designed as a layering piece the jumper features a pocket and gathered front. The front bodice buttons into the waistband which wraps around the back […]