sewing, children

Lemon Flavored Jasmine Dress

There are two ways to my youngest daughter's heart: lemons and owls. Last Halloween she was a lemon, the previous Halloween she was an owl. Next Halloween, she has declared she wants to be a bee. Why a bee? Well, this adorable lemon and bee fabric of course! When I spotted this citrus fabric collection… Continue reading Lemon Flavored Jasmine Dress

children

NEW! Uppercase Letter Crafts from All About Reading

Do you have a preschooler in need of some hands on activities? All About Learning have just released a brand new, full color, 120 page activity book of uppercase letter crafts, rhymes, and other activities that help reinforce learning the alphabet. If you're already planning to use (or have used) All About Pre-Reading, then this… Continue reading NEW! Uppercase Letter Crafts from All About Reading

sewing, women

Itch to Stitch Lemont Top {Release}

I tested the Itch to Stitch Lemont Top this week, and ended up making two! (I had hoped to get #2 photographed before the release, but I still need to remove the basting stitches from it and clip all the threads.... so, maybe in a day or two I'll get some photos of it!). After… Continue reading Itch to Stitch Lemont Top {Release}

children, sewing

Peony Patterns Juniper Dress {Release}

So for this last month or so, I've been on a bit of a sewing hiatus. It wasn't really *intentional* - the issue was that my sewing machine refused to do an automatic buttonhole. This issue started back in October, and when I took it into the shop for them to fix it, their tech… Continue reading Peony Patterns Juniper Dress {Release}

accessories, children, sewing

Sewn by my 10 Year-old! Peony Patterns Wildflower Embroidery {FREE Release}

I guess you could say the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. Am I ever surprised when my 10 year-old daughter takes on *yet another* craft project? No. Does it drive my husband crazy? Yes. Is my house covered in glitter and all.the.things? Definitely, yes. Shortly after Peony Patterns began back in 2020, my… Continue reading Sewn by my 10 Year-old! Peony Patterns Wildflower Embroidery {FREE Release}

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Floral Dresses & Swimsuits {for FabricMart}

I'm excited to be doing another year as a Fabricista for FabricMart! Every quarter, FabricMart gives me $50 to spend in their store and then I sew it all up and share it on their blog! This month I was drawn to these two floral prints in their shop - a woven border print, and… Continue reading Floral Dresses & Swimsuits {for FabricMart}

children, sewing

Peony Patterns Freesia Dress {Release}

There's nothing quite as stunning as a double circle skirt! The new Freesia Dress by Peony Patterns has all that PLUS it's an easy dress to make with no elastic and just a few buttons in the back! I decided to make Freesia for my eldest daughter and she just loves how twirly it is!… Continue reading Peony Patterns Freesia Dress {Release}

accessories, children, sewing

Peony Patterns Myrtle Dress {Release}

Tash from Peony Patterns has knocked it out of the park again with another super stunning dress! Myrtle is the latest dress everyone is swooning over, and it's easy to see why! The elegant buttoned back and the gorgeous puffy sleeves -- with NO elastic! -- are a beginner sewist's dream sew! And the options… Continue reading Peony Patterns Myrtle Dress {Release}

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Should I Teach My Kid Math? Musings on RightStart

Whew, I have really neglected my regular share schedule on the math curriculum we use, RightStart Math! My 3 kids are now Levels A, D, and E, which I'm finding to be quite a juggling act! Thankfully the lessons in A are quick, and I can usually have my older students alternate their subjects so… Continue reading Should I Teach My Kid Math? Musings on RightStart