We have a lot of childrens’ styles that match our women’s patterns, and vice versa. Today we’re rounding up six separates pattern pairings for Mommy-and-me dressing. We’ve also included a few fabric suggestions to help rev up that inspiration motor.
adding elastic to the waist of a t-shirt dress
By adding elastic to the waist of a t-shirt dress, you will change the shape of it and create a cute waisted style. Learn how by following this step-by-step photo tutorial.
what to make with it: hello knit by cotton and steel
Hello is Cotton + Steel’s first collaborative knit collection. It was designed with kids’ clothes in mind, so the fabrics work perfectly with Oliver + S knit sewing patterns.
your makes with our patterns
Your makes over the last few months have been fantastic! We’ve loved seeing what you’ve done with our sewing patterns.
how to add ruffled sleeves to a t-shirt
Here is a tutorial on how to add ruffled sleeves to a t-shirt. 2017 seems to have become the year of the sleeve, so now is the time to have fun with sleeves and make a statement.
sew + tell: bento tee, alabama style
Liesl shares a special Bento Tee she has made using reverse applique. It’s perfect for wearing around her Spanish neighborhood.
side vent tutorial
Here’s a quick and easy tutorial that will show you how to add a side vent to any t-shirt pattern.
brittney’s capsule wardrobe
Be inspired by Brittney’s capsule wardrobe. She took four Oliver + S patterns and sewed four bottoms and five tops. The end result is an adorable girl’s capsule wardrobe.
oliver + s capsule wardrobe
Make clothes for your kids alongside your virtual sewing pals during Kid’s Clothes Week which will be taking place February 20-26. This time around there is an optional capsule wardrobe theme. Happy sewing!
tulle hem tutorial
Here’s a simple little hemming tutorial to give you a tulle ruffle or a layered look to your sewing. Have fun with it!
sewing it yourself with oliver + s
Stir your imagination with some ready-to-wear inspiration. Recreate a look by sewing it yourself with Oliver + S.
my favorite oliver + s pattern post round-up 2016
Here is a round-up of all of the “My Favorite Oliver + S Pattern” series posts that were on the blog during 2016.
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