A Plaid Blazer for Wyatt

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We’ve made it to the end of my Christmas sewing (you can find the other posts here: Hattie, Lola, and Weston)! I get to finish off today with Wyatt’s outfit, which definitely took the most amount of time and energy. I used an Ottobre boy’s blazer pattern from the 6/2014 issue. I saw an Ottobre ad in Stylo this fall featuring this blazer pattern, and it was a done deal. I was in love. I had already purchased the plaid flannel from Jo-Ann with plans to make a matching vest to Weston, and knew it would be perfect for the look of the blazer I was imagining. [Read more…]

Lola’s Pretty in Peplum Plaid Christmas Dress

pretty in peplum pattern Oh, Lola Bea. She’s my favorite (along with three others that I have running around my house). To follow suit with our “plaid Christmas,” I made her this plaid peplum Christmas dress using the Pretty in Peplum Dress & Top Pattern. [Read more…]

Plaid Flannel Schoolboy Vest

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Both of my boys have recently outgrown the Schoolboy Vests I made them last spring, and I thought Christmas would be a great time to make new ones! I ended up going a different route with Wyatt (you may have seen some peeks of that on Instagram), but I can’t get over how handsome Weston looks in his vest. [Read more…]

Plaid Polly Peasant Christmas Dress

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This week I get to share my kids’ Christmas outfits with you! First up is Hattie. With so much great plaid fabric available right now, I decided to do a “plaid Christmas”. For the kids, at least. The jury is still out on what I’ll wear… [Read more…]

Nursing Friendly Maxi Dress

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One of my favorite things about knowing how to sew is that it can solve problems. I’m a fairly boring and practical person, so if sewing can fix a problem for me or make something easier, I’m all for it! I’ve been frustrated with the lack of nursing friendly dresses in my closet lately, and finally decided to make a maxi dress that would still be easy to nurse Hattie while wearing. [Read more…]