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

schoolboy vest

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

polly peasant dress

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

DIY maxi dress

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…]

Thanksgiving PDF Pattern Sale!

PDF pattern sale

I hope all of you in the US had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Being both Canadian and American (okay, full disclosure, I’m technically only Canadian still but Joel and the kids are dual) has it’s benefits – yesterday was our second Thanksgiving celebration for 2014, and we had a great day spent with just the six of us. I have many many things to be grateful for, including all of you! Thank you for reading and all of the support of this blog and my pattern endeavors.

From now until Monday, December 1, enjoy 25% off all PDF patterns in my shop with code “thankful25“, and if you purchase 3 or more patterns, you can use code “thankful40” to get 40% off your total purchase! Happy sewing!