Skipper Top With Leather Heart Pocket

Skipper TopLast week my girls and I ventured to the Central Library in downtown Seattle with a few projects that needed to be photographed. It is an amazing building inside and out, and is a popular location for photographers of many types. The first project I get to share from that morning is this Skipper Top I made for Lola with a leather heart pocket. [Read more…]

Schoolboy Vests for Christmas

Schoolboy Vest Pattern I don’t sew for my boys nearly as often as I used to, so it’s always fun when I have an excuse. I made them each a Schoolboy Vest to wear with their Christmas outfits, and I can’t wait to show you the girl’s dresses soon! [Read more…]

A Dress for Hattie (and upcoming pattern!)

Magrath Dress Pattern This design is one that I’ve been slowly working on for a looong time, and after the Airdrie Bag Pattern was released, I dropped everything else on my to do list to finally make it a priority! I would love to get this pattern released before Christmas, but won’t hold my breath on that one… [Read more…]

The Airdrie Bag Pattern is Here!

Airdrie Bag Pattern

I am so so excited to announce that the Airdrie Bag PDF Pattern is now available!

Airdrie Bag Patternbuynowbutton-1The Airdrie Bag Pattern has been a long time in the making, and I hope that you enjoy it just as much as I have. I posted about my leopard version here, and then after a break from it over the summer, here we are!

Airdrie Bag Pattern

I wanted to create a bag that had every feature that is important to me personally, including lots of pockets, zippers, and a comfortable and convenient adjustable strap. After using my Lola Bea Bag for three and a half years, it was just time for a change.

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Let’s talk a bit about the details!

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Bag Features:

  • adjustable messenger strap
  • recessed zipper
  • plenty of pockets, including a front magnetic snap pocket, back zippered pocket, 2 side gusset pockets, interior zippered divider pocket, and interior elastic pockets
  • fully lined and interfaced with sturdy construction techniques

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Experience Level: Intermediate

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Finished dimensions:
Bottom width: 16”(41cm)
Center height: 11”(28cm)
Center height (to closed recessed zipper): 9.75″(25cm)
Depth: 5”(13cm)

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Pattern Details:

  • clear, detailed color photographs and instructions to guide you through each step
  • professional, digitally produced pattern pieces
  • options given to cut pieces using pattern pieces only or combination of pattern pieces and rotary cutter
  • both imperial and metric amounts given for all requirements/measurements

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I had an absolutely fantastic group of testers that I am so grateful for, and I can’t wait to share their bags with you soon! The pattern really wouldn’t be what it is without their help, and I cannot thank them enough (although I’ll certainly try ;)). In the meantime, you can find the Airdrie Bag Pattern listing here.

Airdrie Bag Pattern

buynowbutton-1Happy sewing!

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…]