Oliver + S

nature walk

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 …

celebrate the boy: sewing for boys

In honor of Celebrate the Boy week over at Made by Rae, I thought we would spend a little time today talking about sewing for boys. At Oliver + S, we make patterns for boys and for girls. Not all …

nature walk pants with City Weekend knits

S is here to show you the Nature Walk Knit Pants made up in a few of the new City Weekend interlock knits. The Nature Walk Pants are the quiet sibling of the Nature Walk Pullover. Because these pants don’t …

fall patterns now available!

Did you know that September is national sewing month? What better way to celebrate than by sewing with a new Oliver + S pattern. Our four new styles are now available for purchase on our website and through our retailers …

introducing the nature walk knit pant sewing pattern

The Nature Walk pattern includes two items: a pullover top (which I described earlier) and this pant, which took its inspiration from a favorite pair of yoga pants that I’ve worn for years. The pants pattern is certainly the fastest …

introducing the nature walk pullover top sewing pattern

This versatile pattern is great for boys and girls. It’s a cool-weather pullover with color blocking for added interest. If you make it from light-weight quilting cottons, it can also be a great layering piece in not-so-cool weather, too. One …

fall 2010 pattern preview

It’s finally time to take the wraps off our new fall patterns and give you a preview of them. This season, we are releasing four new patterns: two dresses, one skirt and top (with a dress option), and one unisex …