Baseball Skirt // Selfish Sewing Week

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Hi there! It’s almost the end of Selfish Sewing Week, a fun event sponsored by Indiesew, Imagine Gnats, and Kollabora. Have you been sewing anything for yourself this week? I am excited to be part of the Indiesew blog tour and I’m really excited to show you this great skirt I made!  Last winter, when I was big and pregnant I saw this skirt and I knew I needed to make one like it. But because of having a new baby and not being my normal size I didn’t get to it. Then flannel season ended and it got pushed to the back burner. Continue reading

Momiform MAKEover Series and a Giveaway!

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I am so excited to be a part of the Momiform MAKEover series happening over at Baste + Gather! Lauren has pulled together 30+ moms who have been sewing up a storm to make over our daily uniforms. Similar to Lauren, I had my third baby 7 months ago and I definitely had a long period of time where I was wearing nothing but my maternity Hudson pants, my post-partum Linden sweatshirts, and some ill fitting jeans I bought to see me through as I lost baby weight. Continue reading

Striped Laurelhurst Cardigan

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I think that I have discovered my perfect Fall outfit. I have had my eye on the  Straight Stitch Designs Laurelhurst Cardigan for a while, but never got around to making it. When I saw this version from the Indiesew Fall Collection I knew that I wanted to make a Laurelhurst right away. And not just any Laurelhurst… I wanted to make that exact one. The fabric looked so cozy and perfect for Fall weather, so I ordered some the same day. We were having cooler temperatures when I ordered the fabric, but by the time it came (only 2 or 3 days later) the temperatures were back in the 90s and I wasn’t feeling like snuggling up in a big, blankety cardigan anymore. Thankfully the heat wave has passed so I got my pattern from Indiesew and got to sewing. Continue reading