A couple of months ago, my husband and I decided to re-join our local gym. I quit going after I had my first kid about 6 years ago, and since this gym has swimming lessons, it worked out better for us to move our kids lessons to the gym and get family membership. The thing… Continue reading Working out the New Year
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!
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!
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!
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
It's been a while since I've made my sweet baby girl an outfit! This one just adores being in front of the camera, and loves to wear mama made, so she is the perfect model! This is my second time making the FeeFee Fashion Filou Hoody (my first Filou is over here). This time around,… Continue reading FeeFee Filou Heart Hoodie
Last month we learned that Kennis, the designer at Itch to Stitch*, had her home burgled with thieves taking her uninsured sewing machine, photography equipment, computer, pots and pans, hair dryer, and more! A few of us decided we wanted to do more than just send condolences, so an idea was born and here we… Continue reading Itch to Stitch Love Blog Tour
German pattern world strikes again! I just love how many unique and interesting designs are available among European patterns! When I received this unicorn panel from MK*Designs, I realized that it was going to be too small for another Filou sweater or BeeStyle and since I wanted a dress, I didn't think it would work with the… Continue reading Meine Herzenswelt – Vanja Sweater Dress
When it comes to mending and fixing things, I am a huge procrastinator. I just hate to do it! I'd much rather just make something new than fix (or upcycle) something that I have. I know I'm not alone! So, this dress is kinda like that. I had intended for my daughter to be Snow… Continue reading Snow White Costume (Simplicity 2817)
Well, Halloween is behind us (ahem, belated blog post on that coming soon!), which means it is *prime time* to get Christmas dresses out of the way! (*Contains affiliate links) This week I helped test the new Duchess & Hare Take a Bow Dress and Cape Winslet*, and together they make a most delightful (and… Continue reading Duchess & Hare – Take A Bow Dress & Cape Winslet Release