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My Version of The London Dress

VFT London Dress | MadeByJaime & TheFabricMarket.com

Happy Friday! You made it! The Weekend is here! Some of you may have seen in my Instagram feed a while back Results of #friendssewday #londondress by @violettefieldthreads, #awaycablecozy by @liveit.loveit.makeit & #feltpencilcase tutorial by @marthastewart #friendswhosewtogetherstaytogether #makeyousomethin A post shared by Jaime Johnson (@madebyjaime) on Jul 26, 2017 at 3:22pm PDT Well, I’m up…

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Let’s Go To The Opera

Opera Costumes | MadeByJaime

A few month’s back I was asked to make two dresses for a local high school opera production. When I got the text of the pattern I’d be using to make the dresses, I was immediately ecstatic. Simplicity 1715 is an Edwardian style dress that reminded me of Downton Abbey. My husband and I had just…

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Marbella Dress Tour & Giveaway

Marbella Dress | MadeByJaime

Hi & thanks for stopping by for the Itch to Stitch* Marbella Dress Pattern Blog Hop! I’ve always loved Audrey Hepburn. I know I’m not the only one. As a teenager she was a great role model – classic, beautiful, charming, graceful, timeless. I love her in this iconic photo wearing that boat neck dress with…

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Itch To Stitch Marbella Blog Hop Coming Soon!

When I saw Kennis Wong mention an upcoming testing call for the Marbella Dress* in my Pattern Workshop* Group, I practically begged her to let me sign up before she was ready to take sign ups since I was leaving the next day for a weekend away with no internet or cell service. I absolutely…

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Sew Straight Patterns Blog Tour & Giveaway!

I’ve “met” another great new pattern designer you all need to know about! Her inaugural pattern is a staple you’ll want to sew up again and again! Allow me to introduce to you Terri Lin of Sew Straight Patterns who has just released the Uptown/Downtown Dress! AND You’ll get to see all the variations this week in…

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The Lorelei Dress

Kids Clothes Week starts TODAY! Be sure to follow me on Facebook or Instagram to see what I’m up to this week and I’d love to see your KCW creations too! I am so thrilled to have connected with pattern designer Elizabeth Shepherd of E-Beth Designs. When she put out the call for testers for The Lorelei Dress, I…

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The Josephine (Christmas) Dress

Have you entered for your chance to win a Kate Spade Wallet or a $50 iTunes Gift Card?!? If not, Click here to do so, then come right back for today’s post! Well, I know that Christmas is over and the New Year is here, but I wanted to share with you today the Christmas Dress…

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Pretty Pink Princess Dress – In Progress

Every year for Halloween we go all out. Not because we particularly love Halloween, but mostly because it gives us a chance to go all out! What other time of year do the kids get to parade around town pretending to be someone else? And sewing for Halloween definitely is a different change of pace…

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Spring Weddings Maternity Dress

We were so excited to find out my Cousin Jason and my husband’s long-time friend Jason (not the same person, despite the sharing of names) were getting married this last May and June, respectively. Both wedding colors were orange and blue and my husband was a groomsman in one of them, so I wanted to…

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