Kudzu Coveralls Dress

Last weekend, I went to my cousin's baby shower and she's having a GIRL! Since my world is all boy sewing, I was a little giddy with excitement at the idea of sewing a dress - the Kudzu Coveralls Dress from Sew Like My Mom! Disclosure: this post contains some affiliate links. If you purchase something … Continue reading Kudzu Coveralls Dress

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Upcycled Small Fry Skinny Jeans

If you haven't heard of the Small Fry Skinny Jeans pattern from Titchy Threads, I'm super excited to introduce you. Friends, I have found a new favorite pattern!Since this is a skinny jeans pattern, your fabric needs to have some stretch. As I was looking through my stash, I remembered a pair of stretch corduroys … Continue reading Upcycled Small Fry Skinny Jeans

Counting Stars and adding a tuxedo stripe to pants

The lovely Melissa and Stacey, fellow boy mamas from Melly Sews and Boy, Oh Boy, Oh Boy are in the middle of their Sew in Tune series. It's super fun - sewing that's inspired by music! Confession: I don't listen to a lot of pop music. I get a lot of my modern day musical … Continue reading Counting Stars and adding a tuxedo stripe to pants

Study Hall Jacket – Go To Patterns Tour!

When Andrea of Go To Patterns came out with the Study Hall Jacket pattern, I may or may not have squealed out loud. It is so.darn.cuuuuuute. And I bought it right away. Because after sewing up the Casual Lady [three times] and knowing how much I loved it, I knew I was getting a really, really … Continue reading Study Hall Jacket – Go To Patterns Tour!

Purple and Pink – Calling All Kids

Today I'm bringing home a post that was a part of Alida Makes' Calling All Kids series. If you didn't see it the first time around, be sure you pop over to check out all the posts - Alida challenged us all to rethink our kids' wardrobes and not let gender define how they dress. … Continue reading Purple and Pink – Calling All Kids

Surfer Slacks

As promised, I'm sharing with you another one of the patterns I had the privilege of testing for the Pattern Anthology collection. [If you missed yesterday's post, read it here to see the Submarine Pullover!]See Kate Sew is another pattern designer that you've got to know if you have littles to sew for. She has … Continue reading Surfer Slacks

The Grandpa Inspired Look – sewing along with PR&P’s boy week

Well I'm sewing along with another week of Project Run and Play! Really, how could I not sew along with boy week? I decided to sew for my three-year-old, because honestly, I don't do that often. Poor middle child. Plus, he's my most reluctant model. As I lay awake the other night [seriously, pregnancy insomnia? I'd … Continue reading The Grandpa Inspired Look – sewing along with PR&P’s boy week

Flowery Tunic and Polka Dot Bows

Yes, I'm still continuing with my posts of my handmade Christmas gifts! I never want to ruin the surprise by blogging them ahead of time. My sweet niece Hazel [how cute is she?!] is just two months older than my youngest. This works out well for outfit sewing, since I had a pretty good idea … Continue reading Flowery Tunic and Polka Dot Bows

Handmade from Head to Toe [a new outfit]

Even though we're in the midst of the Boys Will Be Boys... gift series [which I'm totally loving, by the way - I hope you are too!], I decided to break from the tutorial posts. If you are a sewing mama, you might be with me when I say that sometimes, you just have to … Continue reading Handmade from Head to Toe [a new outfit]

KCWC: Corduroy Pants

KCWC is slow-going these days. Apparently children think that napping is optional during this week. Mama does not agree. But nonetheless, we have pants! These pants are a modified version of the Nowhere Man pants pattern. You can see a previous pair that I've sewn here. I used a dark green, thinner corduroy from JoAnn's. … Continue reading KCWC: Corduroy Pants