Showing posts from June, 2018

Winter Wear Designs Tidewater Tee

I tested the Tidewater Tee last year for Winter Wear Designs. I loved it and went on to make several!  It happens to be on sale today (Thursday, June 28) for $3!

My most recent Tidewater Tee that I made was with cotton lycra fabric from Little Roots Fabrics. The keyhole back makes this perfect for warmer weather.

This one was for Earth Day  - April 22. I made this one with elbow length sleeves.

I also made a Tidewater Tee in Rayon Spandex from Simply by Ti .

I made this Tidewater Tee with cotton lycra from Jaded Threads. On this one, I modified the pattern to have a scoop neck that is bandless.

The Tidewater Tee is also cute over a bralette or strappy back bra.

My favorite Tidewater Tee is probably this one that I made with Bamboo Lycra from Starfluffle.

I think that the color of this one and just how soft the bamboo is, is what makes it my favorite.

You've probably seen enough Tidewater Tee's now. If you want to see my original post from testing. Check it out HERE.

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Ellie and Mac Women's Be Greater Pattern

Today is Wednesday and that means it's Wacky Wednesday at Ellie & Mac where select patterns are on sale for $1! One of the Wacky Wednesday Patterns today is the Women's Be Greater Pattern.

The Women's Be Greater Pattern has multiple front lengths and all versions have the same back length. I made the tunic length.

The Women's Be Greater Pattern also has a crop, shirt, and dress lengths as well.

Here's a look at the back view. I took 2.5" out of the length from the lengthen/shorten line on the top. Since I'm 5' tall, I decided to also take 1" out of the length of the lower back piece to keep it from being too long on me.

Here's a view from the side. The high - low hem does make for a dramatic silhouette.

The Women's Be Greater Pattern also have multiple sleeve options. I made the short sleeves, but you can also do sleeveless and long sleeve.

The Women's Be Greater Pattern also has high and low neckline options. I made the higher ne…

Sly Fox Fabrics Baby French Terry Mama Cora Culottes

When I sew this Melon Baby French Terry from Sly Fox Fabrics, I just had to have it. Green is my favorite color and this is a shade that I just love!

I've seen so many people posting photos of the Made for MermaidsMama Cora Culottes and thought, 'they look so cute - I wonder if I could make them pants?'. I can!

The Mama Cora Culottes have multiple inseam lengths - 4", 8", 12", and 17". I printed the 17" and added 5" to it for 22"inseam. The Mama Cora Culottes are a free pattern - and also comes in kids and doll sizes.

The Melon Baby French Terry from Sly Fox Fabrics was perfect for these! It has the perfect weight and drape.

From the back, it looks like I'm wearing a skirt.  Here I paired my Mama Cora Culottes with a modified 5 out of 4 PatternsRosanna that I made out of Scuba from Zenith and Quasar.

I might need to add my - I'm short disclaimer here. I'm 5' tall, so these are a few inches above my ankles making them the p…

Made Whimsy Witch

Made Whimsy has the cutest witch print at preorder through July 2nd, along with some amazing coordinates.

Mandy sent me a Whimsy Witch Panel, and a bit of the Whimsy Witch Fishnets, and the Whimsy Witch Parallel Lines
I wanted to make a top that would show off all these prints together. I made the Shwin Carolina Tee and put the Whimsy Witch Parallel Lines on the back.

I love the curved sides of the Shwin Carolina Tee - it's a fun element that keeps this from being an ordinary top.

The details in the Whimsy Witch Panel are awesome. First off, the witch is super cute with her curly red hair and her thigh high fishnet stockings. I really love her sitting on the moon with her black cat watching a bat fly by. Plus - the background is amazing! It makes me think of an Aurora Borealis.

I used the Whimsy Witch Fishnets for the sleeves. I tried to use the small bit I had sparingly because I want to use the scraps to make some undies.  But I love how the nets and lines look together.


G + G Summer Blog Tour

Caught the fever? Check out all the amazing looks in the Festival Fever line up!
Monday, June 18 
Confessions of the Pink Obsessed | Diskordia’s Curvy Sewing
Our Play Palace | Wild & Wanderful | Bellephant
Tuesday, June 19
Threadistry | Cross Stitches | Middle River Studio
Liviality | Threads of Magic
Wednesday, June 20
Seams Sew Lo | So Sara Sews | Tenille’s Threads
My Crazy Crafty Beautiful Life | Aurora Design
Thursday, June 21
Middle River Studio | The Needle and the Belle
Sweet Mama Life | Sewing Scientist
Friday, June 22
Sewing Ambi | 52 Week Sewing Challenge
Needles to Say | My Sewing Roots
So Today I Did a Thing
And special thanks to our tour sponsors!
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I'm so excited to be a part of the George + GingerFestival Fever Blog Tour. I love festivals of all kinds and my favorites to attend are the Wildflower Arts & Music FestivalCottonwood Art Festival,  Plano Artfest, and the Plano Balloon Festival - just to nam…