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
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!
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…
This post was originally part of the K.I.D.S. series at Me Sew Crazy. I wanted to share the post and pocket tutorial here, in case you missed it the first time around! I have to admit - I have never once asked my boys' opinions on the clothes I make for them. Until now. Asking … Continue reading Easy Side Pocket Tutorial [from the K.I.D.S. series!]
Is it wrong to love a shirt? Because I totally do. And the baby wearing it. Obviously. The Classic Polo, this newly released pattern from Peek-a-boo Patterns, is my new fave. How did I not know how easy it is to sew a polo shirt?! Because it is ridiculously easy. Especially with Amy's super clear … Continue reading Classic Polo from Peek-a-boo Patterns
With a house already full of boys, I haven't had the need to buy much of anything for this new babe. I did want to make a few things for baby, however, and one of my favorite things to make is baby pants. Okay, pants in general are a fave, I'll admit, but especially baby pants. … Continue reading Easy DIY Baby Pants Tutorial
I may not have little girls at my house, but I am blessed with some absolutely wonderful nieces. I had so much fun sewing a few girlie things for them this Christmas! One of my nieces is newly one, and in my mind, that's the perfect age for a cozy, snuggly baby doll. Using this … Continue reading Black Apple Doll – a girlie gift!
I had the honor of testing a fabulous new toy pattern for Kate over at See Kate Sew. She's releasing her Rick Rack Owl Toy pattern for sale today. I had so much fun making this one! When I looked through my sewing supplies, I realized that I only have one kind of rick rack... … Continue reading Rick Rack Owl Toy
I wanted to share a few pictures of some the items I listed in my shop, just to give you a little taste of what I've got going on over there. If you haven't already, please check out my new shop, to see these and other handmade items!
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