Sis Boom Holiday Tour Day 9

Our Sis Boom Holiday Blog Tour is winding down. Hope you have enjoyed following along with our amazing participants. We are so grateful for all of them and their love of Sis Boom. We can’t do it without all our fans. Remember, if you have any questions about any of our patterns or sewing in general, please join our Sis Boom Pattern Co Facebook Group. Our final stop on our blog tour is Cookies N Bees and her ingenious idea to turn our popular Marco shirt into a shirt dress.

Sis Boom Holiday Marco Dress
By Brianne of Cookies n Bees

Nov 15 – MrsPodge Nov 17 – Anna’s Heirloom. Nov 22 – Handmade Boy. Nov 29 – Seam of my Pants. Dec 6 – Sunflower Seams. Dec 8 – A Crazy Craft Lady. Dec 13 – Glitter in My Coffee. Dec 15 – Troop to Tots. Dec 17 – Cookie n’ Bees.

Hopefully you’ve been following along with the Sis Boom Holiday tour. If you’re behind, click on the links above to see what the other Jones have been doing.

I purchased the Marco shirt on August 6, 2013 (according to Etsy). More than 3 years ago! And I’ve never made it. (I should really look through my pattern collection to see what other gems are sitting unused and abused.)


The olive drab green and creamy white flannel coordinate with the Christmas-y spirit yet I can still wear it all through the winter season.
I bought the fabric from Joann Fabric who knows how long ago, probably when I bought the pattern.
I have about 2/3 yard left which I think I’ll use to make a Swoon Betty with.


It’s not exactly winter here in SoCal but the mornings and evenings are cool so I slip on leggings or skinny jeans.
I think I look pretty damn hot. My husband agrees!


15 button holes seemed daunting and I really didn’t want to do that many! Pearl snaps were the best solution. It took maybe 20 minutes to set those snaps. Much better than the very possible 2 hours of button-holing. Stab me in the eye!

Continue reading the blog entry over on Cookies n Bees.

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