Tag Archives: Patterns for Pirates

Made: Pirate Pencil Skirt

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!

Creative Counselor: Pirate Pencil Skirt

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Dublin Dolman for Date Night

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.

Creative Counselor: Date Night February



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 🙂

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Poolside Party: I made a bikini!

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:

Creative Counselor: Penny Raglan

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