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…

holiday (beach) sewing

Shelley’s back to share the Liesl + Co garments her family wore on holiday in Fiji.

how I wear it: lyndsey’s sintra halter top

We’ve been following along as Lyndsey finishes her spring wardrobe capsule. Today she is sharing her finished  Sintra Halter Top and how she styles the top to fit her style.

mire’s sintra halter top

We love Mire’s new Sintra Halter Top. We’ve seen so many great versions of this pattern, and as Mire shares, it is a great top for layering!

virginia’s sintra halter

Virginia has sewn a fantastic version of the Sintra Halter Top using a knit fabric. We love when stitchers try a pattern using different fabrics. This pattern calls for a woven, but Virginia used a knit and we love the results! Take it away, Virginia. 

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.