children, sewing

Peony Patterns Jasmine + Iris (Pastel Rainbow Dress)

We all have those projects. You know the ones: The ones we start. And then.... they go on hold... for way too long. I actually stitched this Iris embroidery MONTHS ago. And of course, it was just LOVE! I really enjoyed stitching the Hungarian Chain Stitch, though it did take a couple of tries to… Continue reading Peony Patterns Jasmine + Iris (Pastel Rainbow Dress)

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RightStart Math Convention Time!

It's convention season again, which means *sale time*! Due to Covid restrictions, many of the normally in-person homeschool conventions are online again this year, which means Right Start Math's normal convention discount is also available online! (Keep reading - I've included it at the coupon code at the end of this post!). I've written a… Continue reading RightStart Math Convention Time!

children, sewing

Peony Patterns Periwinkle Dress {Release}

New dresses for my girls and OH SO PRETTY! I'm so excited about this uber feminine kids knit dress pattern! Puff sleeves. Twirl factor. Scoop back. Swoooooon! Periwinkle is the latest dress pattern from Peony Patterns. It's designed for knit fabric (the stretchy kind!) such as rayon lycra, cotton lycra, double brushed polyester, bamboo spandex,… Continue reading Peony Patterns Periwinkle Dress {Release}

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Retro Owls for MK*Designs

When you have an owl obsessed child it stands to reason that when you see owl fabric, you have to have it. My youngest was over the moon with the dress I made her, and my eldest was happy to coordinate! MK*Designs sent me a fat half of both Retro Owl Toss and the coordinating… Continue reading Retro Owls for MK*Designs

sewing, women

Itch to Stitch Upland Trousers {Release}

This post contains affiliate links that help support my blog at no cost to you. It's not often where I sew up a pattern and find myself completely in awe at the designer's talent, but sewing up the Upland Trousers from Itch to Stitch was definitely one of those times! The Upland Trousers are a… Continue reading Itch to Stitch Upland Trousers {Release}

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Peony Patterns Hyacinth Dress {Release}

I'm so excited to share a gorgeous new dress pattern with you! The Hyacinth Dress is the first pattern by Belinda Abira, the newest designer for Peony Patterns. Belinda is originally from Kenya and Hyacinth is a named after the Water Hyacinth, a plant found in her home town. (Fun fact: shortly after she told… Continue reading Peony Patterns Hyacinth Dress {Release}

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Sunflower Seams Dandelion Shorts & Dogwood Tee {Release}

I love spring! Summer is coming!! So, shorts and t-shirts are definitely in order for my kids! Sunflower Seams, a new indie pattern company, have released a t-shirt (with pocket, hood, and color-blocking options), and a pair of shorts (with ruffle option), which are sure to be a hit for your kids' summer wardrobe staples.… Continue reading Sunflower Seams Dandelion Shorts & Dogwood Tee {Release}

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How to Make Tactile Numbers for RightStart Math

I'm now making my way through RightStart Level A for the third time and FINALLY got around to making the Sandpaper Number Cards from the games book! I have found that ALL my children really struggle with getting their numbers around the right way and I've read that kids greatly benefit from tracing the number… Continue reading How to Make Tactile Numbers for RightStart Math

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Girls’ Spring Capsule – for Fabric Mart!

I'm so excited to be a Fabric Mart Fabricista this year! Given that most of my fabric stash is from their store, it seemed a perfect match! In my first post on their Fabricista blog, I'm sharing a girls' spring mini capsule wardrobe with just 4 of their fabrics and a $50 budget! I really… Continue reading Girls’ Spring Capsule – for Fabric Mart!