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testing, testing...

pattern testing that is!

When Dana, over at MADE,asked me to test her new pattern, I jumped at the chance. She is always coming up with amazing designs, and her instructions are so easy to follow, so it was a no-brainer.  

When I found out that it was the Beach Robe pattern, I was even more excited! You see, my boys have swimming lessons twice a week, and we are constantly using beach towels. Unfortunately, those towels have seen better days, which is why this project was so perfect!

I let my son pick the color, and he of course went with his favorite - ORANGE!... we're talking BRIGHT orange.

One of the great things about this pattern, is that it offers so many different options. I used one of my old shirts to make the optional lined hood.

I have dreams of seeing this Beach Robe on an actual beach, but sadly the only sunshine we have around here is liquid sunshine. But I can dream right?!

So, by now it is probably pretty obvious that I am smitten with this pattern, but the best part is that he absolutely LOVES his new Beach Robe (and refuses to use any other towel in the house). This pattern earned a five star rating from us, and is going on the short list of Birthday gift ideas.

Here is the link to the Beach Robe pattern.

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. Yours came out so cute. I was definitely pretty excited too when I saw that's what her new pattern is. Adorbs.

  2. i love the pictures. they are too funny!
    you did a great job...i'm just stopping by from made. and i'm also your newest follower!

  3. I just love these pictures! How cool!

  4. Thank you Jessica, Quinn, and Isabelle!

  5. Great combination of colors! Love it!