O is for Owl Dress

Owldress1Perhaps you can tell that I let my “pink one” pick out the fabric and buttons for this little dress. She would wear solely pink if she could, and when she dresses herself, she will often come out of her room in a whole rainbow of pink shades, none of which matches. She doesn’t love owls per se, but it was the boldest, brightest pink in my cotton stash so she grabbed it and held it to her chest. Continue reading


Pink McCall’s 6793 Anthropologie copy


Turns out I sew pink garments all the time! I’m entering this blouse into the sew-along on Project Sewn.
Well, I started this blouse back when I was following Seamstress Erin Bow Blouse Sew Along. It was going to be blouse number 2 in a list of 3 ideas I had. What a dreamer I am! I did not get 3 tops done that month, and then Christmas steamrolled over me and my big plans fell by the wayside. I did get to pattern test Seamstress Erin’s Presidio Purse, though. That was a blast! Continue reading

New Presidio Purse from Seamstress Erin

Lucky me! I got to pattern test for Seamstress Erin’s brand new purse pattern last month and now I get to share.presidioPurse1

This big, roomy beauty is the Presidio Purse. Check it out! It has a unique shape, a wide handle that connects with rectangular D rings, an internal zipper and separated pocket, and best of all, it is very large. Large and in charge!  Continue reading