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Recent Posts by Holly Klein

    Oliver + S Roller Skate Dress, in Tiger Lily Fabric!

    Hi, Everyone! I'm Holly, and I'm the Multimedia Manager at Connecting Threads' sister company Knit Picks. I've written on the CT blog before, and I'm back with another testimonial of a truly great pattern I've sewn recently, in a truly adorable fabric. See, I have two daughters named Penny (age 3.5) and Lulu (almost 2), and when I made one of them an Oliver & S Roller Skate Dress in Heather Ross' Ballerinas fabric, I loved it so much, I had to make two! This is Lulu, in hers:

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    Tiny Bubbles Dress in Mammoth Flannels

    Hi, I'm Holly! I work at Connecting Threads' sister company Knit Picks. Thought I mostly knit these days, I've been sewing since I was 6. My grandmother was a garment worker and there was nothing I loved more than to sit at the sewing machine with her and sew my own clothes. I now have two young daughters (ages 1 and 2-busy times!), and I love sewing clothing for them even more than for myself. So when Connecting Threads started carrying gorgeous Mammoth Flannels, I knew I wanted to make my older daughter, Penny, an Oliver & S Bubble Dress. I just got finished sewing it. What do you think? Made in Striped Tweed Flannel (color: Flame, item number: 7683), I think it turned out so soft and cozy.

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