How exciting is this? Today the amazingly talented Liesl Gibson (sewing pattern and fabric designer, blogger, and creator of Oliver+S) has agreed to talk to us about sewing for boys and how details can really make boys’ clothing special! Liesl will also be giving away a set of three boys patterns from the the Oliver + S collection!
I had the pleasure of meeting Liesl last summer at the Weekend Sewing Workshop in Vermont and it was so much fun watching her work and learning from her! Turns out we went to the same college and her parents knew my aunt and uncle in grad school once upon a time. Small world! I hope you all have the chance to meet her someday; in addition to being a fantastic designer she is one of the sweetest human beings on the planet.
|photo by NoodlesHandmade|
In her post today, Liesl’s going to show us some adorable boy clothes that customers have sewn from her patterns. Liesl’s upcoming book, Oliver+S Little Things to Sew, also features many patterns that are perfect for boys. I am SO excited for this book (and as of yesterday: it’s now available)!!!
Read more posts about her upcoming book
Watch a video trailer for the book
See more of the Oliver+S patterns for boys
Take a look at the Schooldays Coat Sewing Pattern (another fabulous sewing pattern for boys, shown below)
See Liesl’s fabric collection, City Weekend for Moda (which has several fantastic boy-friendly prints)
Preview her upcoming fabric collection, Modern Workshop (coming to stores this April!)
Thanks so much for joining us for Celebrate the Boy, Liesl!
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