This week has been so much fun for me, and now I get to welcome Jessica from A Little Gray to our Best of Fall pattern review series! I can’t even remember how I first found Jessica, but I think it had to do with Project Run and Play. I remember she made a fantastic Chevron Circle Skirt and I thought, “Who is this talented woman??” She went on to win Season 4 of Project Run and Play, and wows me frequently with her stylish kids’s clothes. I especially love what she sews for her boy (this outfit is my favorite!), because I find it a constant challenge (albeit an exciting one) to sew great clothes for my boys. On top of sewing for her kids, Jessica makes some amazing quilts. She always has something fun going on at her blog, A Little Gray, so don’t hesitate to go check it out. And don’t miss the chance to leave Jessica some comment love below! Thanks for joining us, Jessica!
Hi, I’m Jessica from a Little Gray and I’m so happy to be here on Caila’s blog today. She is really one of the sweetest bloggers out there, and so creative!
I have a lot of favorite basic patterns I’ve been using lately. But sometimes fall sewing is about going beyond basics to some really special accessories. And sometimes fall sewing is just about Halloween! The Cozy Winter Hood pattern from Little Things to Sew by Liesl Gibson is the perfect fall hat pattern for kids. So adorable for their every day cold weather hat, and so easy to adapt into their costume.
Here is the every day version I made her last year with the ears as they are shaped in the pattern. Tiny 8 month old Elsie barely filled out the extra small back then! I used purple fine wale corduroy on the outside and soft white minky on the inside. It’s great that this pattern lends itself to using such soft fall fabrics with different textures. I’d love to try a velveteen and flannel version as well.
Thanks so much for having me Caila, I’ve been really inspired with this series to keep on sewing through my kids’ wardrobe!
Flashback Skinny Tee giveaway details: Yesterday, the giveaway opened up for Made by Rae’s Flashback Skinny Tee. I fully intended to give away one pattern for yesterday’s post, one for todays and one for tomorrows. But… that was becoming too complicated. SO. Now I will randomly choose THREE winners form the comments on yesterday’s post. You can enter until Tuesday night at midnight, Oct. 23rd, so head on over and leave a comment! You don’t want to miss this!