I have frequently professed my love for the Boo! Designs Swimmers pattern*, so even though I was *tempted* to try a new swimsuit pattern for sewing up these super cute Merkitties from MK*Designs, I decided to just stick with my old-faithful but change up some of the details! Why reinvent the wheel, right? ;-). No,… Continue reading Glam Merkitty Swimsuit!
Will the love for the Boo! Designs Skater Dress* ever cease? (See some of what I've made already here and here.) I had no intentions to actually make a Wonder Woman costume for my daughter, but a few months ago I was in Spandex World in NYC and spied the glitter star spandex. It was calling to… Continue reading Boo! Designs Skater Dress – Wonder Woman
Oh, Boo! Designs Skater Dress (affiliate link), you are my favorite for a quick, satisfying sew! And how fun is this version?! MK*Designs asked me to sew up a strike-off of their gorgeous "Evil Melted Crayon" cotton lycra, and I thought a hacked version of the Boo! Skater would be a perfect match for it!… Continue reading Boo! Designs Skater Dress – Gathered Waist Hack
With a number of my friends getting ready to do their first Walt Disney World trips this year, I thought I'd do an almost completely off topic post to share my best tips for a great trip. I'll throw in a couple of sewing projects, just to keep it a little more on topic,… Continue reading Disney World with Kids – My Best Tips!
Welcome to day 4 of the Suit Up For Summer blog tour hosted by Karly Nelson of Paisley Roots and Tami Peterson of Sew Sophie Lynn! I'm excited to have this opportunity to share my swim creations with you and I hope you'll be inspired and encouraged to jump into the swim sewing world! We… Continue reading Suit up for Summer
It's SWIM season again! I *love* sewing swimsuits - it is so rewarding! (Here's last year's swimsuits!). This week I was chosen to sew up a swimsuit for my daughter with "strike-offs" (sample custom fabric) from both Beanpop Fabrics and RP Custom Fabrics. When each company realized they had created a print that would look… Continue reading Beauty-ful Boo! Swimmers
I am loving the Boo! Designs Skater Dress*! It makes the best play costume dresses! I made each of these dresses – Tinker Bell, Cinderella, Belle, Ariel and Aurora for my daughter to wear during our Disney World trip. I loved these because they didn’t need ironing and were compact enough that we could quickly… Continue reading Disney Inspired Boo! Designs Skater Dress
My first foray into swimsuits and I’m so happy with them! I made these rash guards and boy shorts for two of my kiddos using the Boo! Designs Swimmers pattern* and fabric that I preordered from Peekaboo Fabric Shop* in like, February or something!! I was nervous about starting this project, because: SWIM. But really,… Continue reading Boo! Designs Swimmers