Fall Collection by VFT with Bari J


I set a goal for myself last year to send our kindergartener to school with at least one piece of handmade clothing each school day. I decided to keep myself accountable and post her daily outfit on instagram with the hashtag #schoolfashionbymom. In November, we found out we were moving from the eternal summer of Hawaii to chilly California with a month vacation to frigid Michigan. That transition kind of put a kink in my plans and I resolved to start fresh again with another #schoolfashionbymom school year.

Dressing a six year old who seems to have her finger on what’s “cool” was presenting a bit of a challenge, so when Violette Field Threads revealed their Fall Boho collection in collaboration with Bari J for Art Gallery Fabrics– both K and I were flipping out in excitement. She loves the boho style- easy fitting, vibrant and eclectic feel. I love all things VFT and Bari J so it seemed like a dream come true!

The response to the collection has been incredible. I have loved seeing everyone’s amazing creations in the VFT fan group and all over social media. Needless to say, I couldn’t wait to dive in and dream up some new outfits for K to wear this fall.

Let’s take a look at each (of the 5) pattern and fabric combinations:

First up is Luna.


It’s a sweet dolman style dress with a relaxed fit bodice, a darling square neckline and back tie closure. The Luna pattern sews up like a dream- in a little over an hour the garment was cut, sewn and pressed for photos! I kind of feel like sewing a separate sleeve is a little overrated and we should just dolman all the things. HA.

Every girl loves pockets- VFT did a phenomenal job designing these super cute, oversized front pockets. K could hardly keep her hands out of them, and I’m pretty sure a few pebbles found their way into the pockets throughout the shoot. On a positive note, they make for perfect storage for a lens cap or cell phone when I happen to be wearing leggings that day.


I selected the Cocquet Bouquet print for the skirt and Stitched Diamant Verve for the bodice. I love the jewel tones in the floral print and the softness of the bodice fabric design. While perusing Hobby Lobby the other day, I stumbled upon this adorable blue leaf trim that fit perfectly in the midst of the gorgeous floral and greenery of the Cocquet Bouquet print.

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Next up we have the showstopping Odette.


Odette has a silhouette so precious and sweet it will make your cheeks hurt! I just adore the darling flounces that bounce playfully with every move. The gorgeous side ties draw the easy fitting top in on my thin-waisted daughter.

Odette can be sewn as a dress or a top, is fully lined and has a keyhole back tie closure.


Odette was a detailed sew, more suited for the intermediate sewist. The end result made me sit back and beam with pride at what a gorgeous top I had just made!

For fabrics, I chose to make Odette from all one print- the delicate and dainty Petit Potpourri Gold. The print showcases the softest pink and golden floral with light sage greenery. Since K’s favorite color is pink, I added a pop of pink with the beautiful ribbon sash and ties from Hobby Lobby. For the keyhole closure, I used a soft pink crocheted lace trim.

You can also see the Sloane cropped pant in this outfit. Sloane is a skinny fit pant or cropped pant with an optional tuxedo stripe. I really love the fit of these and of course, more pockets! I loved sewing with this amazing AGF Denim that had a shimmer in the light wash look. Pants are so fast to sew, I don’t know why I don’t make more.


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A fourth pattern in the Fall Boho collection is the Julianna top and dress.


Julianna is an all knit dress or top, with the most adorable gathered sleeves or simple long sleeves. I sewed up a top version because K is always in need of cute sleeved tops to go with her leggings and skinny jeans. The dress version has a circle skirt just begging for twirls!

My favorite feature of the Julianna is the gathered sleeve. The sleeve cap is gathered and gives a little “puff” style, the mid sleeve is gathered with an elastic casing and the hem of the sleeve is also gathered with elastic.


Julianna was another fast sew and perfect for beginners. I love the softness and structure of the Joy Plante Cora knit. Art Gallery knits are buttery smooth, the perfect weight and stretch for garments and sew up like a charm.

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Last, but most definitely not least (more like my favorite!!!), is the Giselle Kimono.

The Giselle kimono has several hem options, looks fabulous trimmed out with poms or fringe, and is perfect for layering as the temperatures fluctuate.


Seriously a super fast and easy sew, I know you’ll end up with 10 or so once you get going. Kind of like pringles, once you pop you just can’t stop! The coolest part- Giselle can be made in your size too! I’m holding on to a little bit of this gorgeous Paradis- Sweet to make a matchy matchy set for K and I!


She calls this her “poncho” and wants to have it on all the time. Thank goodness the beautiful floral fabric is light and airy, because it’s been so hot lately! Isn’t it supposed to be chilly and crisp in the fall?? Giselle pairs perfectly with the Sloane skinnies, and apparently that combo will induce sassy poses on the spot!

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I hope you enjoyed checking out our #schoolfashionbymom update featuring the *new* Fall Boho collection in collaboration with Bari J for Art Gallery fabrics. All fabrics shown were from the incredible Joie de Vivre collection and are a perfect pairing with the Luna, Odette, Sloane, Julianna and Giselle patterns.

Check more pics and daily doses of handmade kids fashion on my Instagram.

A big thank you to Art Gallery fabrics for sending along the most gorgeous Joie de Vivre wovens and knits and to the lovely ladies of Violette Field Threads for allowing me to sew up their incredible new patterns! Truly a match made in sewing heaven!

Back to School with M4M


Back to School already?!?!!? I swear just yesterday my oldest sweetie graduated from Kinder and here we are- August- ready to go back to school! I can’t believe how fast the summer goes by but boy was it a fun one!

The darling mermaids over at Made for Mermaids invited me to join the fun in their sewing-star studded Back to School blog tour and I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to try a new pattern, shop for some fun fabrics and dress my girl up in a cute new school outfit! Let’s a take a look at what I sewed up!


I eagerly picked the Katelyn Jumper to play with and it is just SO precious! The Katelyn Jumper is for girls sizes 1/2 through 14, has fun pockets and super cute button straps. It is a super quick sew with really beginner friendly instructions.


For the fabrics, I shopped Hawthorne Threads for some fun back to school inspired fabrics and selected this great typewriter print from Pastel Thrift for Art Gallery Fabrics for the skirt fabric and Apples in Green from the London Calling collection from Robert Kaufman.


Anytime that I sew something and there are pockets I always receive the biggest hug and the most compliments from my kiddos. Pockets make everything better!


The jumper pattern has generous ease so the dress can just slip on and off over the head easily. I see it as a great dress that will get lots of wear as she grows!


When I started cutting the skirt I noticed that the letters weren’t just random but that there were several hidden inspirations in the print! I’ll leave you with this photo as encouragement as you “make” your little ones their Back to School wardrobes! Happy sewing!!!

Big thanks to the Made for Mermaids crew for allowing me to join in on their great blog tour. Be sure to follow along to see all the great sews along the way! I’m sure after seeing all the great inspiration you’ll want to pick up some patterns so be sure to use the coupon code “M4MB2S” for 20% Off (Excludes fabric).



One Thimble Issue 11: Baby Gifts


It’s that time of the year when I get super geeked and pumped up about another amazing issue of One Thimble (affiliate link) sewing ezine is released and about a dozen new, epic, must-have patterns are available! This issue I am particularly excited about for two reasons: one, Little Lizard King‘s Hoya dress is one of the featured patterns and two, the Urban Jungle theme is totally on point!!! I am joining along with several other bloggers and Pattern Revolution to showcase some of the great patterns included in Issue 11. Jump to the end of this post to see a collage of all the featured patterns as well as the entire blog tour schedule. Want to check out what I sewed up??? Read on…

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If you’ve been following me for any period of time, you’ll see that I pretty much stick to girls clothing. It’s my home base, my niche, and definitely my comfort zone. However, I also like to stretch myself so from Issue 11, I picked to sew up a baby quilt and baby shoes for a sweet little baby boy who just entered into this world (read more about him later).

The Bear and Bunny Quilt, by Horris and Deedle, is an adorable, modern, rugby striped quilt pattern with fabulous animal applique options: bear, bunny, polar bear, and frog. I am not a quilter. Not at all. But, I really loved how simple and approachable this quilt seemed, and of course put an animal on anything and I’m there! It really was a fairly quick sew- only took a couple nights of sew-time, was great for small cuts of fabric and the applique went together easily.


I sewed up the bear option, but did it in white and greys to match the prints of the stripes…maybe he’s not a polar bear but an albino bear? Is that such a thing? Either way, he’s pretty cute! The quilt pattern is a one sized pattern- coming in at 40 x 46 inches and perfectly sized for a toddler bed and a tummy time mat for infants!


Next up was the itty bitty, adorable, Wild Things Baby Shoes from Big Little Patterns. I mean, can anything beat this ultimate level of cuteness?? The Wild Things Baby shoes comes with several animal variations: panda bear, bear, fox, bunny, raccoon, kitty and mouse and fit sizes 0-3 months to 12-18+ months. These little kicks come with traceable face details, adorable little ears to sew and come together super easy for being so tiny!

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Ok so you’re totally wondering why do these items look so boyish and why baby stuff??? One of my most dearest friends, Emily, found out a few months ago that she was expecting a baby boy. Of course I was thrilled for her but then immediately had to start thinking of what cute boy patterns I could use to make baby gifts for her. I was so excited to get started on some fun baby boy projects for her, when I unexpectedly received a text that her water had broke at almost 21 weeks. She spent the next 7 1/2 weeks on bedrest in the hospital under close monitoring and sweet Gideon was born, 12 weeks early and a tough little warrior. You can read all about her amazing testimony of strength and courage in her Mother’s Day blog post here. I chose to use tribal prints for his quilt as a homage to his strong battle in his early days of life. I also used a mint green triangle print, as their last name is Green and Emily loves the color mint. Triangles represent the heart of Gideon’s family- centered in God, his parents, and his siblings. I chose to sew up the bear as the bear is known as a symbol of strength, fearlessness and power. Three characteristics already evident in this little 2 week old baby boy, carried on from his amazingly courageous parents.

I share this story only because I know there are many who can relate- sewing, especially handmade gifts, is so much more than just fabric, thread and a great pdf pattern. It’s breathing life into simple materials, creating beauty with your love and care, and handing over a little part of yourself to the recipient. I hope that in Issue 11 you are able to find great patterns, inspirational articles and motivation to step outside your comfort zone, craft something amazing with your own two hands and to bring beauty to someone else’s day.

See all 12 pdf patterns featured in Issue 11:

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Follow along with the One Thimble Issue 11 Blog Tour hosted by Pattern Revolution:

Gracie by Blaverry


When you have to move from Hawaii, a part of your heart longs for the beach on a daily basis. Thankfully, our new spot in California isn’t too far from the ocean and we can continue on with our beachy-photo set up! The girls and I went exploring in Del Mar to find this cute and cozy beach, spotless on a rainy day like yesterday! Thankfully the sun started to break through the clouds just as we climbed down the rocky path and out onto the soft, cool sand. In comes Gracie, the most darling, slim fit, knit raglan dress from Blaverry patterns. 


I’ll get into details in a moment, but let’s cut to the best feature- the nice sized kangaroo pouch pocket that my girls couldn’t keep their hands out of! Maybe it was the brisk 70 degree day, or the fact that the adore all the pockets on all the dresses! I love the cute skirt flounce that makes it a fresh and girly style!

Gracie is written for girls sizes 2t to 16y and includes a child’s measurement chart (chest and waist only) along with finished measurement chart (length and chest only). The designer uses the layer printing option so I only selected the sizes I needed to print and saved paper and ink! The tutorial features digital images for the pattern construction rather than real-life photos.  I enjoy the succinct and direct style of the tutorial, definitely written for the advanced sewist who doesn’t require hand-holding. Blaverry styles remind me of what I see at the Nordstrom kids department- clean lines, tailored fit and simple fashion. My girls adore their Gracie’s and I enjoy a good, fast, sew so there will be many more to come!

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Gracie is a quick sew for those comfortable working with knit fabrics. I chose this really great cotton/spandex blend from Joann’s in a navy/emerald anchor print, a super summery pink and emerald stripe from the Doodles collection and tied both dress together with a emerald interlock. I got home only to realize how Ralph Lauren-esq these dresses were turning out! I’m sure he’d be proud.


Head over to Blaverry’s facebook group and check out some great Gracie inspiration from her customers and fellow promoters!

The Naples Dress Blog Tour


3/21: A Jennuine Life * My Sweet Sunshine * Chelise Patterson
3/22: Rock the Stitch * Taylor Made Creates * Élégantine!
3/23: Handcrafted by RED * Lily Shine * Pattern Revolution * Sew Sophie Lynn
3/24: Sew Shelly Sew * 2 Little Hooligans * Handmade Boy
3/25: Filles à Maman * While She Was Sleeping * That’s-Sew-Kari * Czarina’s Project


Hey all!!! I am back to blog all about K’s new favorite twirly angel dress (as she’s named it), from the Naples Dress pattern by Jennuine Designs. I am so fortunate to be on this great line up of really fabulous and talented bloggers for the Naples Dress Blog Tour and can’t wait to share all about it!


The Naples Dress pattern is written for sizes newborn through girls 12- woah is that a phenomenal size range!!! It includes a whole plethora of options including: 4 sleeve options, 2 skirt options, 2 length options, several necktie/closure options and instructions for splitting the back bodice if desired. The pattern features illustrations for visuals of the thorough step-by-step tutorial. My favorite PDF pattern feature, layer printing, is a great asset to the Naples Dress pattern. I found Jennifer’s tutorial to be very detailed, full of great tips and various techniques to create a one-of-a-kind dress, and very professional in finish and presentation.


K asked to have a dress length, full and twirly gathered skirt and the butterfly sleeves. I chose to sew the skinny bias tie option for the neckline closure and kept the back bodice with plenty of room for easy on/off. She put my skills to the test and twirled her way around the field until she almost fell over!


Can we discuss these amazing fabrics???? Art Gallery Fabrics generously sponsored all the fabric for this blog tour and I was like a giddy kid in a candy shop picking out the perfect pairing for our Naples Dress. After hours of going back and forth on combinations, I finally was able to decide on the most glorious, buttery smooth, Icy Mint solid knit and my new obsession: Painterly Wash from the AGF Denim Studio. Both fabrics were the perfect weight, drape and texture for the Naples Dress pattern. I love the flowy, airy feel of this combination!


Use code NAPLESTOUR for 25% off through Sunday 3/27 (bundles excluded as those are already discounted) and get your copy of the Naples Dress pattern today!

Enter to win a fat quarter bundle of Essentials II by Pat Bravo for Art Gallery Fabrics and a choice of any three PDF patterns from Jennuine Designsa Rafflecopter giveaway. International friends- AGF is generously including you in the giveaway!


Thanks for checking out my stop on this fabulous blog tour! Jump back up to the top and click around to the various other stops along the way this week…each Naples Dress is so unique and fun- it’s great to see each blogger’s style really shine through this versatile style! Thank you, Jennifer, for including me. We love our Naples Dress.

The Charlotte Top by JillyAtlanta

Hey Hey Hey! HAPPY MONDAY!!! We’re kicking of a bright and cheerful new week with this adorable Charlotte Top, pattern by Jilly Atlanta Patterns.


I love testing for other designers because it gives me a break in my own workload and I get to know other styles and encourage the designer along the way! I had a great time playing with the Charlotte top and seeing the great new sews from the other testers.charlotte4

Honor loves her top, and had a blast taking pics!


The Charlotte top is a simple a-line top and dress pattern for sizes 2-8. It includes sleeve options for sleeveless (shown), short, 3/4 and long sleeve. For the dress version, a cute elasticated waist detail adds some flair and flow to the design.


The cutest part of Charlotte is the ruffle bib detail! I used bias cut chambray ruffles that had just enough fringe to give lots of texture and pizazz!


I adore the professional finishing touches and french seam construction, the inside is just as beautiful as the outside! Great pattern, Jill! Thanks for allowing me to test!

FINN by Blaverry


I love when I have the opportunity to sew up something fabulous from another pattern designer. It’s a nice breath of fresh air in the midst of my own designs. Christie from Blaverry reached out to me to sew up and share about a great pattern of hers, the FINN top. Let’s take a look at what I created!


The FINN top has a fitted bodice with a super cute hi/low peplum and lots of sleeve options: short (as shown), 3/4, long and layered. You can even lengthen the peplum to a dress length for more variety!


I literally ran (my fingers) to Hawthorne Threads to pick out some fabulous knit for our FINN top and I am absolutely smitten with the new Fleet and Flourish knit, Swifting Flora in Fond. Like beyond smitten. Like I’ve already sewn more garments with it and want to order more (stay tuned for those pics later in Feb!). Maureen Cracknell seriously stole my heart with this entire collection. So romantic, so fresh and colorful. Sigh.


For my narrow framed girl, the fit of the top was splendid! The length was perfect and I love the sweet short sleeve. She loved the little flare of the peplum, and didn’t hold back on her twirls.


Blaverry patterns feature digital images in the tutorial to help guide you through the construction of the FINN top. A great size chart and finished measurement chart is included to help you select the right size, or combination of sizes, to fit your child. I love her concise and direct steps, definitely written for someone who is comfortable with sewing at an intermediate or advanced beginner level. I adore Christie’s clean and simple style with a designer brand look. I always think of Nordstrom and Burberry when I see her collections. If you are new to Blaverry, check out her free pattern, the Zozo Dress, and give Blaverry a try!

Thanks, Christie, for the opportunity to play with the FINN top! This one definitely won’t be our last!


I totally love when various parts of my world collide and the Strong is the New Skinny Blog Tour is a great mash of two of my most favorite interests: creativity and fitness. I am thrilled to be writing alongside many talented sewists, bloggers, photographers, pattern designers and creative masterminds all coming together in the name of health and wellness.

All week long, others have posted about their love for Yoga and Pilates, Strength Training, Group Fitness, and Outdoor Recreation. When the opportunity arose, I knew I could sign up for every single day but I guess I wanted to share about a fitness passion that I don’t actually get paid to do…hiking! (PS. Now that I think about it, I probably ought to figure out how I can hike and get paid haha!)

Some background on my fitness journey:

Growing up I was always interested in fitness. I would do workout tapes with my step mom (Hello- Jane Fonda, Denise Austin, Buns of Steel- I’m lookin’ at you!), go to kickboxing classes with friends, I played tennis and ran track, etc. I just enjoyed being fit and feeling good about myself.

In college, I started working at a gym in their kids’ club and loved the perk of a free gym membership that came along with the job. I started taking group exercise classes and got to know the Group Exercise Manager really well. She must have saw some potential in me or something because eventually she asked me to take a Group Exercise Certification course and start teaching classes at the gym. I jumped in with both feet (pun intended) and was quickly hooked! Getting paid to workout, motivate others and have a blast being healthy and fit- sign me up!!!

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Well, that was now over 10 years ago and I can’t imagine not being in the gym community, instructing and coaching others and continuing to grow myself as a fitness professional. Curious what classes I teach? Here is a list of my favorites: Body Pump, Body Attack, Grit, CXWorx, Boot Camp, Core, Yoga/Cycle/Cardio combo.

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I also love running!! When I was younger I told myself I would run a marathon every 5 years of my adult life, and I guess that makes me due for one this year! I hope to convince a friend to two to join me…running with a buddy is so much more fun!

Wasn’t this post about Outdoor Recreation? Oh yea. Now, let’s discuss an area of fitness that I just do for complete and utter fun- Hiking!! My love for hiking really grew when we landed on the glorious island of Oahu. The hiking opportunities were more than I could fathom, and the rewards of getting out and exploring the great island views surpassed any expectation.

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The greatest part of hiking, was that my whole family could adventure into fitness together. Even more, our family and our friends could share those memories in the great outdoors together.

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Enjoy a nice photo spread of some of my favorite hikes on Oahu. If you ever find yourself on island, look these hikes up and be sure to jump on the trail!

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Hiking isn’t where my outdoor adventures end! While on island, we were able to enjoy other activities like paddle boarding, ziplining, swimming with turtles, etc! My husband and I don’t always agree on everything, but we do share the passion for sharing health and wellness with our children. They were so fortunate to be able to take part in these fun outdoor activities year round, something that most of the mainland kids don’t get to enjoy.

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There’s something soothing to the soul to be out in the sunshine, breathing in nature’s sweet fragrance and getting a little sweat in your eyes (in my case, lots of sweat). I hope you found some inspiration in my post to lace up your go-fasters and get out!

Check out a round up of the tour posts and the blog that began it all! Thank you, Becca and Free Notion, for organizing and promoting this awesome campaign. In 2016- let’s embrace Strong is the New Skinny!


{Strong is the New Skinny} Blog Tour: Get Outdoors!

Katy Perry NYE Blog Party: {After} Christmas Tree

The week between Christmas and New Year’s Eve is a great week of relaxation, contemplation and reflection of the previous year, and of course, to eat obscene amounts of cookies, pies, and leftovers. For me, it’s always a time of pondering when to take down the Christmas decorations and what in the world should I do with the Christmas tree? This is K’s pondering face. Or maybe it’s her “Mom, it’s freezing out, why am I standing in a Christmas tree??” face.

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When the Katy Perry NYE Blog Party sign ups went around, I started pondering further: What would Katy Perry do with her Christmas tree? Just throw it out? Leave it up for rockin around on NYE? Too basic. It was a no brainer- Katy would most definitely…wear her Christmas tree.

I’ve been seeing lots of link ups and pins about making a dressform Christmas tree dress, but only came across one actual “dress” from a Christmas tree. I always like to pave the way to new ideas, so here you have it- Christmas tree dress for my sweet December baby.

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I know what you are thinking- how in the world did a Christmas tree (in this specific instance, TWO trees) turn into a skirt like that???? A quick trip to the local Tractor Supply Co. to pick up some vinyl chicken wire (thank goodness they had green vinyl coated wire because that silver stuff is so pokey!), a not-so-quick trip to Jo-Ann’s for some fabulous and on-trend Buffalo Plaid and white faux fur, and we were set to start our adventure!

My husband and I started shaping the wire into a skirt form.

Once we had the skirt base made, we took scrap branches from our Christmas tree and started layering in the tree branches by weaving them into the wire.

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After we used up our existing branches, I wasn’t satisfied with the look and ran out for a second tree. It happens. I’m sure KP herself has a big enough tree to make dresses for herself and her bffs. We only had a 14.5 footer. Seriously.

The second tree provided the right amount of fullness and texture I was hoping for, and so I set my sights on sewing up something for the bodice.

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I was fortunate enough to test the Cora Bolero pattern from Violette Field Threads, but hadn’t had a chance to sew up a version with the awesome asymetrical collar option. I figured KP would like something big and bold- and of course some fun textured fabrics like the buffalo plaid flannel and white faux fur gave it just the extra spunk to meet the celebrity’s signature style.

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To take things over the top just a bit more, I dreamed up styling K’s hair into a Christmas tree topper bow- cascading sparkle ribbon and hair looped extra big and extra glam.

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Now, this ensemble was ready and set to photograph for almost a week before the weather cooperated enough to give us some lovely snow to complete the look. I mean, if you HAVE to be in Michigan for the holidays, it ought to be wintery and full of snow, right???

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So there you have it- a Katy Perry inspired Christmas tree dress fit for a stylish diva. Next year when you are contemplating what to do with that left-over tree, why not hack it up and make something pretty for yourself???



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The party doesn’t end here! Check out this amazing lineup of bloggers that are celebrating the New Year in full Katy Perry style:

New Year’s Eve

Blog Host: Becca at Sewing Stadium

Cassie at Lily Shine Boutique

Miranda at Inspinration

Starly at Sew Starly

New Year’s Day

Ajaire at Call Ajaire

Candice at Candice Ayala

Shelly at Sew Shelly Sew

Jeanine at The Crafting Fiend

Audrey at Skirt Fixation


The Merry Dress & Andover’s Sophia Fabric Line


When a great pattern and beautiful fabrics come together, the result is nothing short of amazing! I had the pleasure to playing with the softest, richest fabric from Andover Fabrics and I knew the Merry Dress sewing pattern from Little Lizard King would be the perfect pairing!


The Merry Dress pattern, for sizes 12 mo through girls 12, is a great pattern for every occasion in every season! With 5 sleeve options: sleeveless, cap, short, 3/4 and long, the dress is versatile for every climate.


The Merry Dress has a sweet, fully pleated skirt with a deep hem. The pattern includes these fabulous pleating guides to help mark each pleat space, and to create an even pleat from top to bottom! If you are new to pleating, this is a great beginner pattern.

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Pretty soon you’ll be pleating in your sleep! If you are hesitant to give pleating a go, no worries, you can simply gather the skirt instead. The Merry Dress bodice and skirt can mix and match with other great Little Lizard King patterns to give you even more lovely combos for your little gal’s wardrobe.

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The Merry Dress also features a front boat neckline with a modest scoop back finished with a single button closure, giving a classic yet unique look.


Enough about that fun new pattern, let’s scope out the lovely fabrics from the Sophia collection by Andover Fabrics. I am totally digging the color pallet: rich blues, greys and neutrals, pops of coral and rose, and on-trend mustard.

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My favorite print has to be the ikat. It’s so fun, gives a nudge to my inner math geek and the colors are so rich and playful!

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Thank you, Andover, for sending along such beautiful fabrics for me to sew up. This trio is fabulous and the little girls are loving their new Merry Dresses!


Check out the gallery from this adorable photo shoot!