Handmade Gifts for Boys Day 3: Snake Stuffie Free Pattern and Tutorial

Welcome back to day three of the Handmade Gifts for Boys series! Awhile back, my six-year-old saw a stuffed snake toy at the zoo, and he cannot stop talking about it. He has been begging me to make one for him. So today I have a free pattern so you can make one too! Supplies: … Continue reading Handmade Gifts for Boys Day 3: Snake Stuffie Free Pattern and Tutorial

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DIY Indoor Hopscotch Mat

It's day two of Handmade Gifts for Boys, and today I have a fun tutorial to keep your littles busy and active inside this winter. It's about to get so ridiculously cold in Wisconsin, and I'm always trying to find ways for my boys to exercise inside - preferably in a way that doesn't involve … Continue reading DIY Indoor Hopscotch Mat

Handmade Gifts for Boys Day 1: Trading Card Carrier Tutorial

Today fellow boy mama Stacey and I are back for our fourth annual Handmade Gifts for Boys series! We love this series so much!! We have some awesome tutorials and inspiration for you, plus a HUGE giveaway at the end of the week. So fire up your sewing machines and bust out your craft supplies, … Continue reading Handmade Gifts for Boys Day 1: Trading Card Carrier Tutorial

Striped Birthday Tank

Boy number three turned four yesterday. To celebrate, I made him a striped tank. The tank is self-drafted and upcycled from an XL men's tank top. The stripes on this tank are so rad. I love finding t-shirts on clearance to use as fabric, because sometimes you can find some fabulous prints that you can't find … Continue reading Striped Birthday Tank

Safari Kudzu Coveralls

It's no surprise how much I love the Kudzu Coveralls pattern, from Sew Like My Mom. I've made them as both pants and a dress, and there's pretty much no end to my Kudzu love. These pants were supposed to be for Easter. You know, in April. But then the kids got hit by some … Continue reading Safari Kudzu Coveralls

Super Skinny Pants over at Melly Sews

My post for the Blank Slate Sewing Team is up, so head on over to Melly Sews and check out the Super Skinny Pants I made for my little man!

No Doubt inspired sewing: Sew in Tune

Today I'm letting the music be my muse, with one of my favorite blog series: Sew in Tune! I super love this series, put on by Stacey of Boy, Oh Boy, Oh Boy Crafts and Melissa of Melly Sews (you can see my looks from previous years here and here). Last year I came across an amazing pair of … Continue reading No Doubt inspired sewing: Sew in Tune

Bottoms Up Pants Tour with Coconut Robot

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

Add a Lining to any Pants Pattern

Today we have another change in the tour schedule, so you get to see another one of MY versions of the Bottoms Up Pants! I added a flannel lining (because babies in -25 F windchill need to stay warm!) and today I'll show you how to add a lining to any pants pattern you have. … Continue reading Add a Lining to any Pants Pattern

Bottoms Up SNOW Pants with Nap Time Creations

I can't even contain my excitement about today's stop on the Bottoms Up Pants pattern tour. Emily from Nap Time Creations made SNOW PANTS! Emily was one of my fabulous pattern testers, and I love that she has the creativity to transform them into these incredible pants!! Head over and check them out! And don't forget, … Continue reading Bottoms Up SNOW Pants with Nap Time Creations