Cecilia Dress- Free Pattern and tutorial

cecilia dress pattern and tutorial

The Cecilia tee has been a staple in our house since last summer, though we’ve been making long sleeve versions this winter. Thankfully we’re in the thaw and it’s time to plan a summer wardrobe. What better fit than a Cecilia dress! This is designed to follow the style of a RTW that she has worn thin.

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Fashion Doll Tulle Skirt Tutorial

DIY Barbie Tulle Skirt

Today I’m sharing a quick tutorial for a fun addition to the doll clothes bucket. Our princesses and Barbie were in need of some “fancy” clothes and I had a whole bunch of scrap tulle lying about.

DIY Barbie Tulle Skirt

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I Heart You a Baby Quilt

Heart Quilt, Baby Quilt

I’m as guilty as the next pinner on Pinterest. So many projects, so many boards, so many pins. But when I saw this pin in my feed shortly before Valentine’s day I knew I needed to make this one! The Pin I was inspired by was actually inspired by another quilt, and I’ve seen others since then so I’m happy to add mine the heart quilt collection!

Heart Quilt, Baby Quilt

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One Thimble Claudia Dress

Claudia Dress One Thimble

We’re happy to be participating in the One Thimble tour today. One thimble is an e-zine for sewing enthusiasts. The magazine publishes quarterly and includes sewing stories, tips, and patterns. You can enter for a chance to win a copy at the bottom of this post.

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Everyone’s Infinity Scarf

everyone's infinity scarf tutorial OUSM Design

The Infinity Scarf is a closet favorite. Quick to sew up you can make them to match or compliment outfits and stack a shelf full of choices pretty quickly.

Today we’re sharing a pattern for three sizes of infinity scarf. The Everyone’s Infinity Scarf gives you options on how to combo your fabric and twist up your scarf.

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Christmas PJ’s-A Little Late

Ruffled PJ PDF Pattern OUSM Designs

This year I was going to be organized early for Christmas.  HA!  Well that did not work too well for me.  Here we are well into January, and I am finally telling you about my Christmas jammies.  I really wanted the kids to have matching Pj’s this year.  We celebrated our family Christmas the weekend after Christmas allowing all the families with children to be in their own homes Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

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Kendall Skinny Jeans

Kendall Skinnies Baste and Gather PDF pattern

I’m back with another pair of jeans! As I mentioned in my post about the Birkin Flares I made there is a Skinny leg version in the works. Meet the Kendall Skinny Jeans. The Kendall Skinnies are great for those of us who trug through snow, or rain, and need a jean that will go inside of our boots!

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Organic Cotton Plus-Flannel

ruffled pj

Now that the holidays are finished and January has set in, its time to think about staying warm.  I have had a bit of a difficult time getting back to the sewing table and this seemed to be the prefect thing to get me going.

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The HoneyFlower Dress

The Honeyflower dress PDF dress pattern

I’ve been on a denim sewing kick lately! I recently had the opportunity to review the Honeyflower dress and tunic pattern by Aila and Frankie patterns. I debated fabric choice for awhile. Many of the listing pictures show cute pictures in patterned cottons. I think I have a pretty patterned Honeyflower in our future, but with snow falling outside I’m currently in the mood for heavier fabrics.

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The Birkin Flares by Baste and Gather

Birkin Flares Baste and Gather

I’ve been taking a bit of a maternity leave from the sewing machine, but I got the itch and was lucky enough to be chosen as a tester for Baste and Gather’s new pattern the Birkin Flares. The timing was great because I’m in need of some clothes that fit.

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