Wedding pants for the baby (and my first TESTER call!)

We are headed to my lovely sister-in-law's wedding this weekend. As I was gathering clothing for the boys and putting together outfits, I quickly realized that the baby had NO pants that didn't have holes in the knees (hello, fourth child) or that were wedding appropriate. Bonus: it's Kids Clothes Week and I actually sewed … Continue reading Wedding pants for the baby (and my first TESTER call!)

Bond Top Pattern Tour [a pattern review]

Recently, my lovely friend Stacey of Boy, Oh Boy, Oh Boy [and my partner in crime for Handmade Gifts for Boys] launched her pattern shop Beatnik Kids! She has three super adorable boys, so she has a passion for unique boy designs. I had the privilege of testing and now touring [if I say it … Continue reading Bond Top Pattern Tour [a pattern review]

Charlie Shirt: a pattern review

Not too long ago, I came across the European pattern designer Zonen09. When I saw her patterns, I seriously could not peel myself away from her site. Not only are her patterns unique and stylish, but she designs for BOYS! So when I contacted the oh-so-sweet Sharon who is the designer behind Zonen09, she was … Continue reading Charlie Shirt: a pattern review

Casual Comfort: Sewing for Kindergarten

This year, my oldest started kindergarten. [cue the mama tears!] Yes, we are homeschooling... but that doesn't make it any less "my baby is growing up too fast!!" But since I have a kindergartener this year, I get to be a part of the Sewing for Kindergarten series - hosted by Sewing Like Mad!   … Continue reading Casual Comfort: Sewing for Kindergarten

Recess Raglan Hoodie

I know I mentioned before how much I love the Recess Raglan [a pattern from See Kate Sew - affiliate link]. I know this pattern is going to be in heavy rotation here. When I decided to make one for my two-year-old, I changed it up just a little bit from the original pattern.Because everything is a little … Continue reading Recess Raglan Hoodie

Recess Raglan Tee [Alphabet Collection!]

I am SO excited to finally be able to share this with you. Four lovely and talented designers, that I am proud to call friends, have come out with their latest collaboration - the Alphabet Collection for Pattern Anthology. Four unisex patterns for an aMAYzing deal [40% off! I love me a good deal!] I … Continue reading Recess Raglan Tee [Alphabet Collection!]

A girl-sewing must have…

oh hey there... remember when i used to blog? or remember when i used to have time to sew? yeah, that was pretty awesome. i've got some lovely things to share with you soon. but today i have THREE out of four boys napping at the SAME time. so i ate ice cream and watched … Continue reading A girl-sewing must have…

Whale pants!

I've been sewing up a lot of pants lately, especially for this little man. I may or may not have something in the works with these... Cloth diaper booty!I whaley love them. [heh] whale fabric from Drawstring Studio

Fourth of July Embroidered Fireworks T-Shirt

At the last minute [oh you know, 9:30 last night...] I decided to fancy-up a T-shirt for my nearly two-year-old. We don't have big plans for the Fourth of July, but who doesn't love a patriotic outfit? With a few quick stitches, I added some fireworks to a plain blue T-shirt. Well, fireworks... or spiders? … Continue reading Fourth of July Embroidered Fireworks T-Shirt

Coastal Craze Baggies and Lazy Days Romper [peekaboo pattern shop tour!]

Hi friends! Today I'm excited to be a part of Peek-a-boo Pattern Shop's summer tour! Amy has an amazing stock of children's patterns. There's something for everyone in every season. Disclosure: I'm an affiliate of Peek-a-boo Patterns. I received these patterns in exchange for my review. All opinions are honest and my own, and this … Continue reading Coastal Craze Baggies and Lazy Days Romper [peekaboo pattern shop tour!]