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tea party

inspiration: gingham

Here is some gingham inspiration to have you sewing in checks with your next Oliver + S sewing project.

tea party dress sew-along, day 2

Today is the second and final day of the Oliver + S Tea Party Dress sew-along where Sarvi will talk us through finishing up the dress.

tea party dress sew-along

Join along with Sarvi on day one of the Tea Party Dress sew-along as we continue with the size 5 project.

size 5 project: tea party

We are continuing with the size 5 project. This time around Sarvi is here to tell us about her love for the Oliver + S Tea Party pattern.

customizing with oliver + s: “fancy pants” bloomers

Do you remember Shelley (a.k.a. Lightning McStitch) with that amazing Evel Knievel costume? Well, she’s back, this time with a really sweet tutorial for you. This time she’s here to demonstrate how she made these adorable ruffled bloomers using the Tea …

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 …

Harvest Dress

I always have a difficult time letting go of Thanksgiving and moving into Christmas. Maybe it’s something about the family-oriented reflection of Thanksgiving versus the consumer pressure that seems to preceed Christmas (can you tell which holiday is my favorite?). …

Alabama Tea Party

A few months ago, I wrote a post about Natalie Chanin’s Alabama Stitch Book on my personal blog. I adore Natalie’s work, her book, and her sustainable approach to clothing and design. Following my post, I received a very kind …