Boy Sews

{Sewing For Boys} Incorporating Floral Prints in Boy's Attire

{Sewing For Boys} Incorporating Floral Prints in Boy's Attire

May is Floral month over on Project Run & Play - and I was asked to contribute a boy's floral post. Unfortunately it won't be published as scheduled because of a question of the appropriateness of taking boy's sewing inspiration from men's fashion - but that won't stop me from sharing my research and tips with my own readers! I hope you all enjoy and employ these tips to add some floral influences to your son's wardrobe. Check it out!

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{Easter Sewing} Prepster Pullover + Accessories

{Easter Sewing} Prepster Pullover + Accessories

Happy belated Easter, friends! It was a gorgeous day for it here in Central VA - full of neighborhood festivities, family, worship and brunch. (Lots and lots of brunch!)

I’m feeling pretty accomplished, too, because I managed to pull off not one, not two, but THREE whole outfits for the holiday! I’ve already shared my swiss dot Dove, and my daughter’s Charlie dress - both of which I adore - but I saved the best for last with Everett’s sweet 3-part getup. Let’s break it down, shall we??

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The Pirate Waistcoat Project

The Pirate Waistcoat Project

If you've hung around Free Notion lately, you know I've been overwhelmed with kids sewing projects. For a self-care-sewists like myself, this can get very, very, tiring. But alas, kids need school clothes, and once a year even the most reluctant of crafty mommas (me, me, me, me!) has to suck it up and destroy her sewing space with felt, fur, and/or sequins (...and her finger tips with hot glue. amirite!?).

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{Social Sewing} My "Time For School Capsule" Secrets!

{Social Sewing} My "Time For School Capsule" Secrets!

Happy Friday everyone!! If you've been following my instagram this week, you already know I've been hard at work planning my kid's Fall Capsules. (What?? You didn't hear?? My awesome friend and fellow Top Stitcher, Melissa, is coordinating the kids' back-to-school equivalent of my women's seasonal capsule series! See all the details here,  then join in the fun on facebook!)

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{tbt} to a belated cake mash

Poor dude was learning to walk on his birthday. Face planted in gravel, and delayed his one-year portraits for a couple months. The release of the Little Lizard King balloon covers was just the push I needed to get them done! (...and considering cake was involved, I doubt he was too hung up on the "but it's not really my birthday" bit ;))

Patterns: See Kate Sew Recess Raglan, Little Lizard King Balloon Cover, Elegance & Elephants Fedora