children, sewing

And then it was Pajama Day, Every Day.

Just in time for Christmas, I made pajamas for my kids - because that is what us sewists are supposed to do at Christmas time, yes? ;-). And then, because my kids insisted on wearing them immediately and I failed to photograph them, they of course: wet the bed the first night, spilled breakfast on… Continue reading And then it was Pajama Day, Every Day.

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Kids Cargo Pants & Top

A friend recently introduced me to Threadsmitten, a small online business based local to me in Fairfax, Virginia specializing in European fabrics, notions, and non-Euro indie paper sewing patterns. The owner, Rachel, sent me some of her fabrics to try out and share - and I am just so in love with them!

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Dragon Hoodie & Pants

Since my husband's name means "dragon," I'm always on the look out for cool dragon fabric! Needless to say, I couldn't resist this dragon print and panel from MK*Designs! This fabric is available for pre-order until December 22nd, 2019 with delivery in 8-12 weeks. Just like every other MK*Designs fabric, this is excellent quality fabric,… Continue reading Dragon Hoodie & Pants

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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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Lienchen Skirt, Ottobre Top & Doll Outfit

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

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Ottobre Ultimate Casual Sweatpants 4/2013 #27

  My daughter is currently growing like a weed, so I whipped up these Ottobre sweatpants for her (4/2013 #27). I thought they would be an immediate hit. I mean, flowers, girls, yes? Sigh. Apparently the fabric is too scratchy. Oh well. She has at least had some wear out of them (enough to fade… Continue reading Ottobre Ultimate Casual Sweatpants 4/2013 #27