Doxies for Rossie



My friend Karen LePage works with me here at the studio at least once a week; she’s been designing a new wrap skirt pattern for women for her brand new clothing label, Gentle Clothing, that we thought would be really fun with the Red Rover print from Small World. And who better to make it for than our local friend Rossie, dog lover and quilter extraordinaire? Rossie expressed an affinity for the red rover print pretty early on, so Karen whipped up this reversible skirt along with an indigo crossweave that I think is a fantastic combination. It was at the studio the other day, so I snapped some pics for our It’s a Small World (blog tour), after all.


The little hand-stitched dog is just a great touch, don’t you think?


As far as the pattern is concerned, the “Wander Skirt” from Gentle Clothing will be available soon. You can follow Karen at @gentleclothing on Instagram or sign up for her newsletter at if you’d like to know when it’s ready!

I think that about wraps it up for our It’s a Small World (blog tour), After All! Here are all the posts in the series if you’d like to take a look. I hope you’ve found it as fun and inspiring as I have!!!


Small World is printed on 100% organic baby wale corduroy from Cloud9 Fabrics and is being sold in shops now. My sponsors Fancy Tiger Crafts and Fabricworm have it in stock now.

If you’ve been sewing with some Small World of your own, please share your photos on Instagram with the hashtag #smallworldfabric or in the Small World Flickr Pool. I’d love to see what you’ve been making!

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