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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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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MerKitty Baby Swimmers!

Now for some cuteness for the baby! Ok, fine, "the toddler." She's still my baby though πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ (Contains affiliate links) With my leftover MK*Designs Glam Merkitties and Glam Scales, I wanted to make a rashguard and bottoms for my littlest. She just adores modeling them! Actually, she's fun to photograph because she just… Continue reading MerKitty Baby Swimmers!

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Suit up for Summer

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

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Beauty-ful Boo! Swimmers

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

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Boo! Designs Swimmers

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