children, sewing

Ivy & Marigold + Aboriginal Art

In my last post, I shared how I took a trip to Artistic Artifacts to get some Tilda fabric. I should probably amend that to say I actually first decided to go because I realized they had Australian Aboriginal fabric *and then* realized they had Tilda too! Knowing that I was about to sew up… Continue reading Ivy & Marigold + Aboriginal Art

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Peony Patterns Ivy & Marigold Dresses {Release}

So I've been busy again making dresses for my girls! What can I say? Some things are just hard to resist! Peony Patterns have added two new sewing patterns and one more embroidery pattern to their collection - so naturally, after being so obsessed with my last Peony sew, I had to sign up to… Continue reading Peony Patterns Ivy & Marigold Dresses {Release}

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RightStart Math: Curriculums I love!

A few weeks ago I shared a bit about our reading and spelling curriculum, so this week I'm going to share a bit about the math curriculum we use! When it comes to teaching math to preschoolers, there tends to be two main camps: no curriculum (kids learn alongside you as you count things, read books about numbers, jump up and down a certain number of times, etc) and curriculum (following some sort of published guide). (Read More...)

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Christmas Pajama Time!

In this whirlwind of a weird year, it's hard to believe Christmas is only 4 months away. Really. In the sewing world, that means it's definitely time to plan NOW! MK*Designs is one company I love sewing samples for - their fabric collections are always fun and vibrant, and the cotton lycra fabric base is… Continue reading Christmas Pajama Time!

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Duchess & Hare Junebug Dress {Release}

I'm so loving this hand embroidery kick I'm on! My youngest had been nagging for an embroidered dress after I had made her big sister's dress a few weeks ago. When she saw me stitching this one, she promptly gave me some of her artwork and declared that she wanted me to embroider it! So,… Continue reading Duchess & Hare Junebug Dress {Release}