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Nautical Swimsuit for Girls

This nautical swimsuit it just perfect for girls.  It was very fun to play around with some more swim fabric from Raspberry Creek Fabrics, and this time, Annie was the lucky recipient.  She requested some very specific elements, and I tried to get it just the way she liked it.  I think in the end,Continue reading “Nautical Swimsuit for Girls”

Velveteen Rabbit Inspired Baby Outfit

This week the sewing theme over at Project Run & Play is Crafting A Story where everyone sews based on their favorite children’s storybook.  This is my Velveteen Rabbit inspired baby outfit. Recently I had the privilege of sewing up some fabric designed by the artist, Bari J.  She is one of my favorite designersContinue reading “Velveteen Rabbit Inspired Baby Outfit”

A-line Dress to Gathered Dress Tutorial

PSA!!!  Today if you purchase $35 on fabric at Peekaboo Fabric Shop, you will get 1 free pattern of your choice with the code FREEDOM until 2/19.  Oh, the possibilities!!! Last week I promised to share with you how to make an A-line Dress into a gathered dress with a waist seam.  This a-line to gatheredContinue reading “A-line Dress to Gathered Dress Tutorial”

Pattern Suggestions for 1 Year Old Capsule Wardrobe

Baby grew as babies do, and it was time for a new capsule wardrobe!  I learned a few things from her 1st capsule wardrobe, and wanted a change of color scheme.  Plus now I know she’s a girl and not a boy and could take full advantage of cute girl styles! First I drew outContinue reading “Pattern Suggestions for 1 Year Old Capsule Wardrobe”

Winter PJ’s for Kids

The quality of the photos in this post are not great, but they are absolutely too cute not to share!   My 3 youngest children needed pajamas suitable for winter, and I had a new machine I wanted to test out.  (More on that machine soon…)  Enter the Alex and Anna Winter PJs pattern fromContinue reading “Winter PJ’s for Kids”

Rosemary Raglan Pattern Review

We bought the Rosemary Raglan pattern before our baby girl was born, that’s how much we loved it at first sight!  Since the pattern is for sizes 3 months to 12 years, we could make the pattern for Annie for a few more years anyway. There are so many fun possibilities for fabric combinations andContinue reading “Rosemary Raglan Pattern Review”

The Fabric Scrooge & A Skirt Sale!

We’ve just couldn’t miss telling you about a fantastic skirt sale! This fantastic little skirt, The Skipalong Skort is on sale for 50% off today only at Peekaboo Pattern Shop.  But that’s not all: The Skyline Skort by Peekaboo Pattern Shop is also on sale for 50% off today only too!  AND: If you buyContinue reading “The Fabric Scrooge & A Skirt Sale!”

Amnesty April {Project Sew It}

Hello there, we’re back again with Project Sew It’s April Challenge: Dress.  (Project Sew It is a monthly inspirational sewing challenge created by Celina of Petit a Petit and Family.)  Aria and Audrey both sewed up a garment for this month’s challenge.  But not a dress. We’ve given ourselves amnesty on the given garment theme forContinue reading “Amnesty April {Project Sew It}”

“Deer” Niece’s Birthday {Project Sew It}

For the final Project Sew it of the year, sort of splurged.  The recipient it my youngest niece, and the only little girl I ever get to sew for!  There’s something inspirational going on this year.  Celina of Petit a Petit and Family created Project Sew It.  You can read all about it here, but theContinue reading ““Deer” Niece’s Birthday {Project Sew It}”

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”