Oliver + S

archive for December 2011

save on all digital patterns this week

Last week we released two more out-of-print styles as digital patterns: the Sandbox Pants + Starfish Stencil and the Jump Rope Dress. These are in addition to the previously released Puppet Show Tunic, Dress + Shorts and the School Days …

petites choses a coudre

It gives me great pleasure to announce that Oliver + S Little Things to Sew is now available en francais!     Oliver + S Petites Choses a Coudre is published by Les Editions de Saxe and is available at …

swatch card set from Lisette

We hope you enjoyed the Oliver + S measurement chart we posted earlier this week. Well, the holiday fun doesn’t stop there! Today on the Lisette blog, we have another useful PDF giveaway: a swatch card set.     You …

like Janome on Facebook, win a huge prize pack

I don’t make a secret of this. I love Janome sewing machines. I have several at the studio, and all my sewing at home is done on my travel-sized Janome Jem which is an amazing little workhorse, considering its size. …

gearing up for winter

This weekend we bundled up for a trip to MoMA and a quick stop to see the tree at Rockefeller Center. (We were there with just a few other visitors…whoa!) It’s really starting to feel like winter here in New …

moda designer holiday blog hop

Remember Moda’s Country Fair theme from Spring 2011 Quilt Market which was carried through to a designer blog hop last September? At that Quilt Market, all Moda’s designers contributed a favorite recipe and a pattern for a quilt block. Shop …

how to: shoelaces

Over at the Lisette blog today I’m making shoelaces as stocking stuffers. Here is a pair I made using the Gingko Toss print from Cape Ann.     And speaking of Cape Ann, last week the Jolly Jabber (which is …

happy mail

Don’t you love getting packages in the mail? We opened our mail the other day and were delighted to find this little book from Katie Prange, whom we’ve never met before. But I can tell that I like her already. …

and the winner is….

Congratulations to Lisa M. for winning a copy of Apparel Sewing Basics in our giveaway. What is Lisa asking Santa for this year? “This year I haven’t asked Santa for anything. My focus is to enjoy spending time with family …