Monday, June 11, 2012

Schoolhouse Tunic by jenib320
Schoolhouse Tunic, a photo by jenib320 on Flickr.
Happy Monday! Summer is already turning out to be crazy busy and it hasn't even officially started yet! I did finally, finally, finally worked through my inbox, so thanks for your patience if you asked a question in the last month! It got out of control!

This weekend I took a little break and stitched up a new top for myself.  This time using the Schoolhouse Tunic Pattern by Sew Liberated.  I skipped making a muslin and went ahead and used some Hello Pilgrim by Lizzy House.  I am really happy with how it turned out! I'm looking forward to making another in a lightweight fabric for summer!

I bought my Hello Pilgrim print from Bloomerie Fabrics (it's even on sale!).  You can also find it at Fat Quarter Shop and Pink Castle Fabrics.

Handstitching by jenib320
Handstitching, a photo by jenib320 on Flickr.
Picked up a little hand stitching this weekend using a Simply Color mini charm pack this weekend.  These hexagons are destined to become a zipper pouch for a certain special someone! :)

Darling Ranges by jenib320
Darling Ranges, a photo by jenib320 on Flickr.
I finally decided on a good fabric for the Darling Ranges dress pattern by Megan Nielsen.  I bought some of this print in the other colorway for a tunic, and this colorway seemed perfect for this dress.  It's the Terra Stamps print from Rhapsodia by Art Gallery Fabrics. 

I bought mine from The Intrepid Thread.

Speaking of Rhapsodia! Mmmmm! It's so delicious! This stack is currently becoming a new purse! I'll be sharing more about it later this month as a part of Purse Palooza, a month-long purse pattern party put on by Sara of Sew Sweetness!

Yogurt Stars by jenib320
Yogurt Stars, a photo by jenib320 on Flickr.
How pretty are these goodies? They're yogurt stars from Trader Joes.  They're yummy and such pretty colors!

George by jenib320
George, a photo by jenib320 on Flickr.
George! :)

I'm happy to welcome a new sponsor to In Color Order this week, Quilt in a Day! I swear by their rulers! Also, don't forget to check out this week's Fat Quarter Gang Tutorial on the Art Gallery Fabrics blog!

Today I love the..
Smell of: Vanilla lip balm
Sound of: Keane
Taste of: Corn on the cob
Sight of: George
Feel of: Cool Fan

Good Things about Today:
- Got to the sewing machine!
- Michael came home early!
- Happy mail!
- Used my regular camera!


  1. I LOVE my quilt in a day FLYING GEESE ruler! I never make them the other way anymore! :D

  2. That tunic top is super cute! And those yogurt starts look really yummy...

  3. That top is so darn cute Jeni!

  4. Very cute tunic and those hexagons are adorable.
    Also that Rhapsodia is gorgeous!

  5. You are sew liberated in your tunic top!!

  6. I love your new tunic, look at you skipping the muslin making part! ;)

  7. Oh George, How I love thee! Hehe can't wait to see your new dress, Miss!

  8. Ha! My son loves the "stah cook-kees!" I think they're a little weird, but I keep eating them anyway. :)

  9. Ha! My son loves the "stah cook-kees!" I think they're a little weird, but I keep eating them anyway. :)

  10. I love your new tunic, and the hexies!

  11. Couldn't see the photo of the tunic ~ says it's not available, but everything else is sweet ~ especially George! You should buy stock in baskets!

  12. Lovely pattern; lovely fabric; and it really suits you! (always slightly scary when you're making clothes!!) x

  13. Love, love that tunic! I might need to make one for myself! :)

  14. It's my birthday! Happy birthday to me. N


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