children, etcetera, sewing, women

New Sews for the New Year!

In late October, Fabric Mart Fabrics was having a stellar sale on wool fabric at just $13 p/yard. Even though I didn't have plans to make a coat *before* that sale, I certainly did when I realized they had yellow available! So, I bought 3 yards plus some black and white polkadot silk with the… Continue reading New Sews for the New Year!

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sewing, women

DG Patterns Tour: Marino Top & Giveaway

Welcome to Day 4 of the Fresh Start Blog Tour with DG Patterns*! It's that time of year to make a fresh start: new habits, new wardrobes, and new things. Every day this week, my fellow bloggers and I will be sharing how we're getting a fresh start with DG Patterns. There's also a giveaway… Continue reading DG Patterns Tour: Marino Top & Giveaway

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Halla Soho Top + Simply By Ti Fabric

I'm in desperate need of more sweaters in my wardrobe, so when I selected this white and mint French Terry from Simply By Ti, it was with the intent to make a hoodie for me. I had a number of patterns to decide between. What I really wanted to make was a hoodie with a… Continue reading Halla Soho Top + Simply By Ti Fabric

accessories, children, sewing, women

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas everyone! Here's my little tribe all decked out in our matchy-matchy holiday attire! Everyone keeps asking me where my husband's vest is, haha. Eh... I nearly made him a tie from the same fabric but he declined that idea! (*Affiliate links below) Me: Petite Stitchery Rory Dress* (Blogged here) My girls: Duchess &… Continue reading Merry Christmas!

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Celebrate the Holidays! FREE Doll Cape Pattern!

It's crunch time for me to get all my last minute gifts made, and this one was no exception! My daughter got her first American Girl Doll for her 6th birthday last month, and now wants me to make *all the clothes*. I've been told on more than one occasion that she is expecting me… Continue reading Celebrate the Holidays! FREE Doll Cape Pattern!

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Mommy & Me Christmas Blog Tour & Giveaway!

Welcome to Day 16 of the Mommy & Me Christmas Blog Tour, hosted by Seams Sew Lo! When I think "Mommy & Me," my brain usually thinks "Mommy plus girl child," but it was high time my son got some sewing lovin' so the "me" today is my almost 4 year old boy child! (Read… Continue reading Mommy & Me Christmas Blog Tour & Giveaway!

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Lienchen Skirt, Ottobre Top & Doll Outfit

The nice thing about sewing custom designed fabric is that I'm obligated to maximize every last bit of it! With the remaining pieces of this "Endless Hearts" Cotton Lycra (from Beanpop Fabrics) that I used last week to make the Filou Hoodie, I decided to make the Lienchen Skirt by Pom & Pino. This is… Continue reading Lienchen Skirt, Ottobre Top & Doll Outfit