Get inspired: girl style

Sweet little girl top

Whether you make clothes or buy clothes it’s fun to look at children’s fashion. I love a more subtle style on girls. Here are some clothes that are inspiring me right now. Asymmetry, knit, comfort, knee patches, adorable boots, great pockets: by Neve & Hawk mustard, lightweight (gauze?), simple, tunic length, tie back: Diva Top photos by Petite

Cute little knit dress

Red Dress pattern

My oldest daughter just turned nine and is less enthusiastic about her mom making her anything. Not because she doesn’t like the clothes. But just because her mom made them. She’s ahead of her time. Yesterday I tortured her with a new dress. Poor girl. Pattern: Red Dress by Amelie Clothing – this is a PDF

New Pattern! The Belinda Dress is now for sale!

Belinda Dress sewing pattern

Today I released a new sewing pattern at GoToPatterns! The Belinda Dress is one of my favorites so far! It’s what I call “casual comfort”. My 5 year old has been wearing all of her Belinda Dresses non-stop, even to bed. That’s a win!

Fall Fashion Trends for Girls in 2013


So maybe you can’t make all your kids clothes and cobble their shoes. Never fear, there are clothing stores where you can buy kids clothes that are equally as awesome as the ones you can make. The trends for Fall 2013 in girls clothing are fun and modern. Brands and trends we have our eye

Sewing school clothes


The Alphabet Collection by Pattern Anthology is a pure genius collection of Back to School unisex sewing patterns. You’re sure to love these!

Boardwalk Skirt

boardwalk skirt pattern

I’m continuing my tour through the Sun & Surf Collection. Sunday I showed off four of the Beachy Boatneck shirts I made for my son and daughter. Monday I highlighted a few of the Carousel Tops I made for my daughters. I think I forgot to mention that the pattern goes up to size 12 yrs. Today I’m showing off a couple Boardwalk Skirts I made. The Boardwalk Skirt has a wide range of sizes from 6 mo—14 yrs.