Oliver + S

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dressing for real life

We’ve fielded a lot of Formspring questions over the past few weeks, several of which have asked about how much sewing I do for S and what her wardrobe looks like. I’m no Supermom, and I don’t even try to …

more trunk show stops

The newest Oliver + S trunk show has been booked for the remainder of the summer. If you’re in the area, stop by one of our retailers to participate in the activities they will be hosting in conjunction with the …

rickrack inspiration via flickr

There are many adorable outfits showing up on the Oliver + S Flickr group lately. Here are two recent additions that both use rickrack with terrific results. The Tea Party Sundress pattern includes a Playsuit option, which can be really …

spring trunk shows

The new Oliver + S spring trunk shows have started making their way across North America. Here are a few photos of the garments traveling in one of our shows. The first four stops scheduled are: Cloth & Bobbin, Narberth …

windows at purl

If you’re in New York, be sure to stop by Purl Patchwork on Sullivan Street to see their Oliver + S window display. Purl is well-known for its outstanding selection of fabrics. The staff stocks beautiful Japanese prints, a wide …

sailboat top

We always take customer feedback seriously, and one thing we’ve heard clearly in the last year is that people want more patterns for boys’ clothing. Most boys’ tops are either T-shirts (no fun to make, in my opinion) or shirts …

reason #17?

I was thinking this weekend about one more benefit of sewing. Because you can choose fabrics, patterns, and colors of your own liking, you can also build a cohesive wardrobe that all works together in many interchangeable ways. How may …