Pattern Review: Laneway Dress

Pattern Review: Laneway Dress | Octaves of Color, a Creative Blog

I was thrilled when Jennifer of Jennifer Lauren Handmade invited me to review her pattern for the Laneway Dress. It is a classy, vintage inspired dress with three spunky collar options. So naturally, I decided to sew this dress for a friend of mine whose personality perfectly matches this dress. My dear friend Sharon is […]

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FREE Pattern & Photo Tutorial for Toddler Underwear

Free Pattern & Underwear Tutorial | Octaves of Color, a Creative Blog

Today I am very excited to share a FREE pattern & photo tutorial for the toddler underwear I posted about earlier this week (link here). It’s the perfect scrap-busting pattern–use it to turn all your favorite knit fabric scraps into something useful! Make your undies with or without an accident-friendly absorbent layer. This underwear pattern is designed […]

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Me Made Capsule no. 1: Classic Tee Shirt

Capsule No 1: Classic Tee Shirt | Octaves of Color, a Creative Blog

Welcome to the first post in my Me Made Capsule Series! The first project I wanted to tackle for my capsule wardrobe was a classic tee shirt. There is nothing more basic or more essential than a tee shirt. But because tee shirts are so simple, every detail makes a big impact. The fabric, neckline […]

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