Patterns for Pirates has many lovers in the indie sewing world, but it’s not a designer I’ve used very often. I do have several of their patterns, so maybe I’ll have to work my way through reviewing them.
Even though I haven’t used their top or dress patterns, I am a fan of their Pirate Pencil Skirt, which is free to members of the Facebook group. I love me a good knit pencil skirt — they are easy to wear in almost any situation and take virtually no time to sew!
I’m taking a quick break from depositions and discovery today to take part in the Date Night February tour, sponsored by Sewing by Ti.
So this is something that I might wear if I were able to find a babysitter for a Valentine’s Day date night. If Valentine’s Day wasn’t on a Tuesday in the middle of a busy week, that is 🙂
Well, I’m popping in for a post today because it happens to be my stop on the Pool Side Beach Party tour hosted by Lulu & Celeste and Sprouting Jube Jube. And be sure to read all the way to the end for oodles of coupon codes and prizes!
When they announced this tour, I was intrigued because I’ve been meaning to make some swimsuits for ages, and even have a nice little stash of swim fabric stocked up. It seemed like a good chance to jump on that boat!
But of course you need to actually get to a summer pool or beach party, and I at least like to wear something over my suit while in transit. Enter my new summer love — the Grainline Penny Raglan: