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little things to sew

customizing with oliver + s: evel knievel costume

Happy Halloween! Some fantastic photos showed up in the Flickr group this past weekend. That’s not so unusual (you’re an incredible bunch of sewists), but these photos were the sort that stop you in your tracks, especially just before the …

new free patterns available

In the last few days, we’ve added a few more items to the Free Patterns section of the website. In case you haven’t seen them yet, here’s what’s new. The Reversible Bucket Hat pattern from Oliver + S Little Things …

it’s February, which means it’s Little Town month

Jessica over at A Little Gray has been hosting a year-long sew-along for Little Things to Sew. She’s been posting lovely tutorials for the selected project each month. If you’ve been interested in sewing projects from our book, you might …

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 …

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 …

“little things” in the news

The Associate Press just put out a lovely piece about Little Things to Sew. The article was written by Holly Ramer and includes this cute photo of a little girl wearing the Reversible Bucket Hat. Your local newspaper may have …

summer sewing

Usually I try to check in on the Oliver + S Flickr group every couple of days. It’s always amazing to me how many new photos show up, because you’re a prolific group of sewists! I’ve been traveling for the …

apron and helper

Now that school is out for the summer, S is keeping busy for a couple of weeks with play dates and her summer reading list before she gets on a plane to spend time at the lake with her grandparents. …

book party April 10, and you’re invited!

If you’re in the New York City area, I hope you’ll join us this Sunday, April 10, from 1:00-3:00 PM for a book launch party at Books of Wonder at 18 West 18th St. If you’re not familiar with Books …

the pop-up blog tour begins!

Now that it’s March and Little Things to Sew has officially launched, we’re going to get things going with a pop-up blog tour. Instead of telling you in advance who will be reviewing the book, we’ll let you discover it …

little things to sew: the fabrics

You know how it is. You open the catalog and see the dress of your dreams. You want to purchase the exact royal blue color the model in the photo is wearing. But royal blue is sold out, and the …

little things to sew: it’s here!

Oliver +S Little Things to Sew is ready to ship! You can now order an autographed copy for yourself on the book page of our website. I thought it would be fun to leave you with a few favorite behind-the-scenes …