Oliver + S


my essential suitcase

What are your 10 essential sewing patterns? I’m calling them my Stranded in the City Suitcase, in honor of the long-lasting Desert Island Discs radio program in which the guests pick their essential music for a long stay on a desert island…

weekend links

Liesl is back with her occasional Weekend Links post and lots or articles to read this weekend. It’s been a while!

asmita’s cannes trousers

We have such a special treat for you today! Asmita is sharing her Cannes Trousers, styled as palazzo pants. The beautiful fabric is paired with a hand-embroidered border. Click over to see the details.

lorena’s cannes trousers

Lorena has stopped by to show off her new Cannes Wide-Legged Trousers made from a linen-like rayon. Click over to read about her project!

erica’s chambray cannes trousers

We love Erica’s new Cannes Wide-Legged Trousers. She made a fantastic pair of black trousers during the testing process, and now she is back with a slightly cropped version in chambray.

lyndsey’s 5-piece spring capsule

Lyndsey has stopped by to share her 5-piece spring capsule sewing plans. Click over to see how she is pairing fabric and patterns to create a fun, preppy spring wardrobe!

what’s behind our new pattern collection?

What inspired our spring pattern collection? A tight collection of sewing patterns that can be worn together as coordinates or as separates. Here’s how Liesl sewed and wears them.