Tag Archive: building block dress

sew + tell: building block dress book

For this addition of Sew + Tell we have Maria visiting from Fairies, Bubbles & Co. sharing and talking about the creations she sewed using the Oliver + S Building Block Dress book.

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oliver + s creations on project run & play

Some fantastic Oliver + S creations were made by the designers of Project Run & Play Season 14. Come and have a look!

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pantone fall 2017 colors

Here is a lot of colorful eye candy for you today. Be inspired by the Pantone fall 2017 colors for your sewing.

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oliver + s diseño y confección de vestido de niñas

We’re happy to announce that Oliver + S Building Block Dress is now available in a Spanish translation.

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oliver + s patterns sewn by angela

Angela is stopping by to share her Oliver + S makes that she’s made over the years.

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my favorite oliver + s pattern: building block dress

We’re happy to have Steph with us today. She’s sharing some makes from her favorite Oliver + S pattern, the Building Block Dress.

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building block dresses sewn by frances suzanne

Ashley and Emily are stopping by to share their Oliver + S Building Block dresses that they’ve made their nieces over the past year.

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building block dress round-up

People have been doing some clever things with the Oliver + S Building Block Dress book. Come and see all of the wonderful inspiration!

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how to make a jeweled neckline

Learn how to make a jeweled neckline. It looks gorgeous on the Oliver + S Building Block Dress. You’ll earn lots of cool mom points when you make this project!

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sew + tell: first communion building block dress

Come and see what Justine created using the Oliver + S Building Block Dress book. It’s gorgeous!

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using the building block dress to make a chulapa

Today Liesl shares a special creation–two, actually. She made chulapas, which are the traditional Madrid costume, for S and her friend using techniques from the Building Block Dress book.

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sew + tell: building block jumper

For this edition of Sew + Tell, Kate is here to share an adorable outfit she created using the Oliver + S Building Block Dress book.

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sew + tell: easter building block dress

See the Easter dress Valentina made using the Oliver + S Building Block Dress book. It’s amazing!

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oliver + s building block dress wins a benjamin franklin award

Oliver + S Building Block Dress has been awarded a silver medal in this year’s Benjamin Franklin Awards, sponsored by the Independent Book Publishers Association. Lindsie Bergevin, the book’s designer, attended the ceremony and has this recap of the event.

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oliver + s round-up

Today we have many Oliver + S examples to inspire your creativity and to help keep your sewing fresh.

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oliver + s capsule wardrobe

Make clothes for your kids alongside your virtual sewing pals during Kid’s Clothes Week which will be taking place February 20-26. This time around there is an optional capsule wardrobe theme. Happy sewing!

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wardrobe edit: pink flamingo

Kona color of the year 2017 is Pink Flamingo. Come see many ideas on how to add some Pink Flamingo to girl Oliver + S patterns.

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top 16 of 2016

Here is a list of the top 16 Oliver + S blog posts of 2016. Have you seen them all?

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sew + tell: donna’s building block dresses

For this addition of Sew + Tell we have Donna sharing the Oliver + S Building Block Dresses and Art Museum Vests that she sewed her grandchildren for the holidays.

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easy facing and lining technique

Liesl is here with a tutorial for her easy facing and lining technique. It can be used on the Building Block Dress and on many other styles.

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building block christmas dress sewing inspiration

Will you be sewing a last minute Christmas dress? If so, we have a lot of inspiration for sewing a unique Building Block Dress.

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ten winter sewing tutorials

Brr! Baby it’s cold outside! But it’s cozy inside so this is a good time of the year to stay inside and get lots of sewing done. We’ve gathered up ten sewing tutorials perfect for the wintertime.

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sewing the building block dress with knit fabrics

Today Shelley is talking about sewing the Oliver + S Building Block Dress in knit fabric and sharing the version she made.

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don juan de austria, halloween 2016

For Halloween this year, S had a another crazy costume idea. And Liesl, despite having sworn she would never sew a Halloween costume, broke down for the second year and created her very own version of the garments worn by Don Juan de Austria in his famous portrait.

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holiday sewing round-up

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Dreaming of a DIY holiday? Here is some holiday sewing inspiration for you.

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bistro dress to easy shift: a building block dress tutorial

Liesl demonstrates how you can take the techniques presented in the Oliver + S Building Block Dress and apply them to women’s patterns as well to make exactly the dress you’re dreaming of.

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building block dress book tour wrap-up

Liesl is back home in Madrid after her three-week book tour of the United States. She has a little recap of her travels to share with you.

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and the winner of the building block dress design contest is….

The entries have all been received, and the voting is over. It’s now time to announce the winner of the Building Block Dress Design Contest!

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free pattern for 13- and 14.5-inch doll skirts

Rachel has been sewing doll skirts again. We have a free printable skirt pattern for 13-inch and 14.5-inch dolls. They are absolutely adorable and are super quick and easy to make!

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choose the winner of the building block dress design contest

The time has come for you to choose the winner in the Building Block Dress Design Contest. View this post to cast your vote. Voting ends on November 13.

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