Aria’s 4H Sewing Project

This year 2 of us chose sewing for a 4H project.  You can read about Annie’s project here.  Today Aria is sharing her 4H sewing project. This year for 4-H I did a three-part sewing project that included a shirt, a skirt, and a jacket. All three were made from varying weights of knit. TheContinue reading “Aria’s 4H Sewing Project”

My First Jeans {Sewing for Boys}

I. DID. IT.  When I started on my sewing adventure, sewing jeans for my boys I was certain I would never be able to sew jeans for my boys.  In fact, it never even crossed my mind, it was such an unattainable goal.  But then I started seeing more and more people in the sewingContinue reading “My First Jeans {Sewing for Boys}”

Lumberjack Shirt

When my oldest son chose the backing for his denim quilt, his younger brother got a case of jealousy.  He informed me that he’d ALWAYS wanted a plaid lumberjack shirt in just exactly those colors.  Well, he lucked out because there was enough fabric leftover from the edges of the denim quilt backing to makeContinue reading “Lumberjack Shirt”

Ethan Shirts and Classic Chinos

Yesterday I promised to show you the other garments I sewed assembly line style when I made the Future Professional outfit for my kindergartener.  When you have 4 sons, it really does end up easier sewing like an assembly line to keep them in clothes! Thomas also needed some new dress clothes.  I grabbed theContinue reading “Ethan Shirts and Classic Chinos”

Bringing home our Crafting Con Post

This week is Kids Clothes Week where lots of people sew clothes for their kids!  Since ALL the sewing I’m doing this week for kids is secret sewing that I can’t share on the blog yet, I thought I’d bring home some posts we’ve published elsewhere.  That way I can sew to my heart’s content!Continue reading “Bringing home our Crafting Con Post”

Giveaway Winners for All The Skirts: Megan Nielsen & Imagine Gnats

The last 2 months have been so fun because we got to sew up all the Megan Nielsen skirt patterns using fabric from Imagine Gnats.  And some of you had fun doing the same!  Before we reveal the giveaway winners, we want to review the Megan Nielsen skirts. Kelly Skirt sewn in Indigo Denim AllContinue reading “Giveaway Winners for All The Skirts: Megan Nielsen & Imagine Gnats”

Cascade Skirt {All The Skirts: Megan Nielsen & Imagine Gnats}

Due to technical difficulties (also known as a waiting line for the sewing machine because of 4H project deadlines) Friday’s All The Skirts post is being published today.  (More on those awesome 4H projects coming soon!) The final skirt for All The Skirts: Megan Nielsen & Imagine Gnats is the Cascade Skirt.  The Cascade skirtContinue reading “Cascade Skirt {All The Skirts: Megan Nielsen & Imagine Gnats}”

10 FREE Reversible Skirt Tutorials {Skirting the Issue}

What’s better than one skirt?  One skirt that can be worn two ways!  Reversible skirts are so fun and a very, very sweet gift to give to a foster girl.  So we rounded up these 10 FREE tutorials that you can make for your child or donate to a good cause like Skirting The Issue.Continue reading “10 FREE Reversible Skirt Tutorials {Skirting the Issue}”

Summer Pajamas

This week I decided to make summer pajamas for some of my kids.  Two of my older boys decided they didn’t need Mom to sew them a new pair of “fun” summer pajamas, but the other 5 were interested.  I had ordered some fun fabric panels from Peekaboo Pattern Shop with summer pajamas in mind. Continue reading “Summer Pajamas”

Days End {Living Skirt Art}

We seem to be on a streak of recreating modern art for our Living Art Series.  Today we have a beautiful painting by Sheri Dinardi called Days End. Also, Ana from Analog has recreated a painting.  Don’t miss the teaser photo of her beautiful recreation at the end of this post. Days End is an oil paintingContinue reading “Days End {Living Skirt Art}”

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