children, sewing

Jalie Diane Swimsuit with Ruffle Hack

I don't usually sew to sell, however occasionally my arm can be twisted. I was recently asked by one of the fabric hosts that I work with, if I could sew a swimsuit for her daughter. So, she sent me two different fabrics but we had a little breakdown in communication - I sewed up… Continue reading Jalie Diane Swimsuit with Ruffle Hack

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Glow in the Dark Dragon Tee! (And Giveaway!)

When it comes to sewing, it's easy to skip over the basic t-shirt. They're pretty cheap and easy to buy from the store, right? Well, today I'm going to inspire you to 1) Make a t-shirt, and 2) Change up that t-shirt! (*Contains affiliate links) This month's Sewing Blue Blog Tour, hosted by Made for… Continue reading Glow in the Dark Dragon Tee! (And Giveaway!)

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A Flounce for Boo! Designs Swimmers!

Two trends I'm seeing in swimsuits lately are flounces and high waisted bottoms. Miss 6 recently declared she HAD to have a bikini. (Cue Daddy's immediate "NO!" haha). I decided that if I made her a bikini, I'd make it fairly modest, so enter: flounces and high waisted bottoms! *Affiliate links included in this post… Continue reading A Flounce for Boo! Designs Swimmers!

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I’m an Auntie, Again!

I'm one of four girls, so it only figures that when Sister #2 had four boys, and sister #3 had her first baby, it was no surprise when we found out it was a boy too! So, I'm an Aunt to FIVE boys... who all happen to be in Australia 😢😢. *This post contains affiliate links… Continue reading I’m an Auntie, Again!

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I carried a Watermelon…. dress!

Spaghetti arms! Ahh, I haven't watched Dirty Dancing in over a decade, but I can still remember all the great lines! So many late night sleepovers with girlfriends.... the memories! But I digress. This post is about this awesome Stenzo watermelon border print from Mabel Madison. (Mabel Madison, by the way, is an online fabric… Continue reading I carried a Watermelon…. dress!

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Face Your Fears!

I'm not really one for Halloween themed fabric, but when I saw this Stitch panel along with the Oogie melted crayon, I showed my son and he was *all about it*. The kid adores melted crayon, and in addition to being cat obsessed, he's also really into dogs, so this was a win-win for him!… Continue reading Face Your Fears!