Since I have a house full of boys, I jump at the chance to make dresses for my nieces. My lovely friend Melissa from Sew Like My Mom sent me her new Snapdragon Dress pattern, and if I had girls, I'm pretty sure this is all I would make them. If you're a regular reader, … Continue reading Snapdragon Dress + Giveaway!
My basic everyday uniform is a t-shirt and jeans. In the summer, though, I love to switch it up and wear t-shirt dresses, so I can pretend I'm not being as lazy with my wardrobe as I actually am. So when Melissa invited me to join in on her 30 Days of Sundresses series, I … Continue reading Easy T-shirt Dress Tutorial
If you're stopping by for the first time today from luvinthemommyhood, [hi, by the way!] you need to know that there are not a lot of dresses sewn in my house. There are four [adorable and wonderful] boys, who get a lot of mama-made clothing. But no dresses. So when Shannon of Very Shannon and … Continue reading The Sally Dress [yes, I said dress!] – and a giveaway!
Refashion. Upcycle. Thrifting. These could quite possibly be some of my favorite words ever. EVAH. So when I walk through a thrift store, I tend to look with a "what could I do with this?" kind of eye. I recently found this lovely green sundress: But as lovely as it was, it didn't fit. Not. Even. … Continue reading Dress to Skirt Refashion! [A little tutorial]
A while back, I won a Mama Stellato pattern, from a giveaway on The Train to Crazy. As I was browsing through her etsy shop, I realized... hmm, these are pretty much all girl patterns. I entered the giveaway anyway, thinking I would never win, but lo and behold - I did! I think I … Continue reading The Charlotte Dress