Pop Overalls–PR&P Season 7, Week 1

Thursday, September 12, 2013

I wasn’t planning on sewing along with Project Run & Play this week. I’m in the middle of a totally different project. Well, as you can see the submissions are due today, and I suddenly had some inspiration to sew something yesterday afternoon. Do they have a support group for this kind of thing!?!?

For week 1 they choose to remix the Oliver+S free Popover Sundress Pattern. From Popover, I bring you Pop Overalls. Cheesy, I know. Sometimes that’s just the form the inspiration takes. I kept the shape of the front of the dress the same, but extended the area of contrast fabric and added facing. I also made the arm hole come down further for the overall look. I put a little elastic under the arm holes to make it more fitted.


The back gets a little more interesting where I raised it up. I added angled straps to mimic the overall look.


Tandy wasn’t the most cooperative model for these last minute photos this morning.

Pop overalls PR&P

The vintage cherry applique and pom pom trim where just icing on top.

Pop overalls PR&P front

The fabrics are Riley Blake’s Hoo’s In the Forest and Flower Sugar by Lecien.

Pop overalls PR&P back

So, did you sew along too?


  1. lol It's so true! We have a disease! ;)
    That is adorable though! Love how the back turned out!

  2. Oh my stink, this is so cute! I love skirt overalls for little girls.
    With Love,

  3. How sweet! I love those overalls!

  4. Great job! Good thing you decided to sew it up cause I love every bit of it, but I'm especially drawn to the strap clips and polka dots.

  5. Aaaww. So sweet. Love your remix and the fabric you chose.

  6. As someone who usually finds last minute inspiration I can feel your pain :)
    This turned out so adorable. Great job!

  7. I think you were the only one to think of this design, way to go !

  8. Those pictures are awesome...and the overall look is so perfect for a toddler but oh, so darling!!!! Fantastic work!

  9. I'm so glad you ended up sewing along! Such a great idea to do overalls! I love that pom pom trim, it's so sweet. Cute look on a super cute little girl!


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