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McCall’s M7407 Dress with Stylish Fabric

The perfect flared dress! McCall's pattern M7407 features a center front and back seam, so the skirt ends up being super full and fun. I compared it with the Ebony Dress when making my pattern decision, but I wanted more flare and swing. Pattern M7407 calls for 3 3/4 yards of fabric for View B.… Continue reading McCall’s M7407 Dress with Stylish Fabric

Indigo Dyeing – Shibori Techniques

Nothing white in my house is safe anymore. We got our hands dirty this summer and learned a lot about dyeing. I did some Tye-dyeing with my son early in the spring and now I'm hooked on Indigo Dyeing and Shibori techniques. Shibori is a beautiful Japanese method of dyeing cloth by binding, stitching, folding,… Continue reading Indigo Dyeing – Shibori Techniques

Fringe Dress – Chalk and Notch

The Fringe Dress/Blouse is a fabulous make for so many reasons. This dramatic hem is super on trend right now. I love the optional waist ties to give the dress a little more shape, and the gathered skirt is super fun and flattering. Also can I just take a moment to rave about this Tencel… Continue reading Fringe Dress – Chalk and Notch

Pony Tank – Swim Cover-up – Tibble Fork

I've been wearing this Pony Tank Dress as a swim cover-up ALL SUMMER LONG! I'm super obsessed. At first I wasn't sure I would make this pattern because I don't wear tanks, but I needed a new swim dress, and this Rayon/Spandex fabric was the perfect pair for the pattern.  I'm so glad I did… Continue reading Pony Tank – Swim Cover-up – Tibble Fork

The Best Summer Kid Shoes

Every year I try new summer shoes for my kids, and this year I'm hooked on these. Freshly Picked has been a favorite for years, but when they came out with a sandal this spring I just about died from cuteness overload! At first I thought it wouldn't be durable or water proof enough, but… Continue reading The Best Summer Kid Shoes

Olympia Dress – Blue Floral

Okay let me just say this dress is a dream. A dream people, a dream. Let me introduce you to my version of the Olympia Dress. The bodice fits so well and is so incredibly comfortable. I made this version with an incredible double knit I found at a random corner shop in Downtown Los… Continue reading Olympia Dress – Blue Floral