A Sweet Bow Ruby Top with Divided Yoke

One of my favorite ladies' patterns is the Ruby Dress & Top from Made By Rae.  I've made it several times (with sleeves, refashioned with knit and the too small version, refashioned men's shirt), but the moment I saw Made By Rae's divided yoke version, I had to make one!  I absolutely love it, and it's …


Seamwork’s Jill Coatigan

I've been very distracted lately with life, and although I peek in on sewing social media, I haven't really been doing tons of sewing or knitting myself, so one day I decided I needed to take a morning and sew something.  If you remember I've been trying to sew up more of my Seamwork patterns. …

The Fabric Rebel in Me

I’m sharing the Cali Blog post here, but I really wanted to point out how much I love the top’s simple pattern modification!  It’s the Fair and Square from Tie Dye Diva, and it’s from a tutorial I put together back in August which you can find here.  I’m definitely making more of these next year because it’s absolutely adorable, and she’s worn it so many times already!

Cali & Co

I’m a bit of a rebel when it comes to seasons and fabric. I probably should start sewing with all the heavier-weight fabrics that keep us warm as the weather cools down, but right now I find myself gravitating towards gorgeous, breezy cotton lawns and bright, candy colored spandex knits. Cali & Co. does not disappoint with their selection either! I had some pretty tough choices to make, but I’m very pleased with what I narrowed it down to.

For this fun and girly ensemble I selected the Fair and Square Tunic and Sterling Leggings patterns from Tie Dye Diva Patterns. Both are a bit modified to take full advantage of the fabrics, and I am head over heels with the way they turned out!

This White on Black Floral cotton lawn isn’t typically a print or color I would choose for a little girl, but as mine is getting…

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