Some days my scrap bins make me feel like I'm teetering on the edge of a hoarders episode. But it feels so wasteful to throw away pieces of fabric that are still big enough to be used for something. Instead of tossing them, I love to use up as many scraps as I can by … Continue reading 14 Projects to Make with Fabric Scraps
We're in full-on baby prep mode over here, and I always have a few projects I want to sew before baby arrives. So when Dana of Sew Thrifty invited me to be a part of her Thrifty Baby Celebration, it made perfect sense to participate! I love to upcycle, and baby clothes and accessories are PERFECT for … Continue reading 10 Things to Sew for Baby from a Flannel Sheet
If you've been around the blog lately or following me on Instagram, you know that we're just weeks (days??) away from welcoming baby boy number five. So I've been cooking easy meals and making last minute baby items. Baby pants are among my absolute favorite things to sew for babies, and I decided baby also needs some matching … Continue reading Free Newborn Baby Hat Pattern
My absolute favorite thing to make for new babies is a pair of baby pants. Or three. I make my pants using this tutorial of mine, and now I've added a free newborn sized pattern to make it even easier for you! Supplies: 1/4 yard of knit fabric 15 inches of 3/4in. non-roll elastic (you may need … Continue reading Free Newborn Baby Pants Pattern
Well, I can hardly believe that it's the last day of the Bottoms Up Pants pattern tour! The amazing bloggers who joined me the last two weeks, and shared their versions of the pattern, have been so fantastic!! And today we're ending the tour with yet another aDORable version! I always look forward to seeing what the … Continue reading Final day of the Bottoms Up Pants tour with the Shaffer Sisters
Today's stop is the fabulous Kacia from Coconut Robot! If you're not familiar with her blog, you need to get yourself over there and get familiar! She has some fantastic tutorials (and adorable kids!), plus she sells these amazing custom leather makes. I love her little baby version!! The pattern is still 25% through 1/18, … Continue reading Bottoms Up Pants Tour with Coconut Robot
We are a cloth diapering family. There are lots of reasons for this [any of which I could happily discuss with you if you are curious!] ... I love not filling landfills with poopy diapers, I love putting cloth on my baby's bum versus a disposable, and I absolutely L.O.V.E. not having to shell out … Continue reading Prefold Cloth Diapers – a Tutorial!