Oliver + S

weekend links

What are your plans this December weekend? We’re making cookies, and Liesl has lots of fun weekend reading to keep you occupied during your non-sewing time.

sew + tell: elisabeth’s chaval coat

Sewing high-quality outerwear takes time, but it doesn’t have to be difficult, as Elisabeth is here to show us. She made a beautiful wool coat using our new Chaval Coat pattern.

inspiration for the chaval coat pattern

The Chaval Coat pattern can be made up in different fabrics and customized to create an outerwear piece that is uniquely yours. In this post, Liesl assembles a host of images to inspire your creativity when you’re planning your coat.

happy thanksgiving!

Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving. From all of us here at the Oliver + S blog.

kids can sew: sunny day shorts

Ann is teaching her 8-year-old daughter to sew. Her first project was our Sunny Day Shorts, which are perfect for beginners.

fall/winter trend report: capes

Capes are hot this season. Sew your own using the Woodland Stroll Cape as a starting point. The sky’s the limit!