• ThumbnailWhile working on curtains with my mom this past weekend, she shared a little tip to snip and rip fabric to create a straight edge. So, I thought I would pass it along!

    I had six yards of fabric and I wanted two […]

  • ThumbnailNow that baby H. has made her appearance, I needed to get some new baby washcloths but decided it would be more fun to make them. Baby gear is always way cuter when you get to personalize it. To make it even […]

  • ThumbnailOne of my girlfriends introduced me to the toddler leg warmers. They are fantastic. You can match them to any outfit and they look oh so adorable! Only problem is I love to make them and my son has never been a […]

  • ThumbnailFor my nephew’s 5th birthday, he had a costume/pool party. I had to come up with a costume that wasn’t too hot and still worked with my son’s swimsuit.  I decided to make him a super hero cape! I did it the […]

  • ThumbnailHere is a perfect accent project for your home to use up that extra yard of fabric! I had bought a yard of fabric that I had fallen in love with when we moved a year ago, and planned on getting more to use to […]

  • ThumbnailWhat’s more fun than having a girl? Dressing a girl!! Baby H. has a closet full of dresses but I really wanted to make her a diaper cover for her sweet baby pictures! They are simple, fast, and oh so adorable!
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  • ThumbnailOne of the first tips my mom shared with me when I started sewing was the importance of notching and clipping hills and valleys. It is such a simple thing to do but makes a huge difference in your finished […]

  • ThumbnailMinky fabric can be hard to work with and sometimes frustrating. So what better than a few minky fabric tips to help you out!

    1. Minky doesn’t shrink after being washed so you can “buy and sew”. Just remember, […]

  • ThumbnailMy son could not live without his tag blanket, a.k.a “my buddy”. They are the perfect size and a great security blanket. Tag blankets are so easy to make and are great personalized presents!

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    With summer quickly approaching and the days getting warmer, I realized that my winter maternity wardrobe wasn’t going to cut it this time. I have now vowed to live in dresses and maternity skirts to get me […]

  • ThumbnailBelts are hard to find in little sizes and they are pretty expensive when you can get your hands on them. Toddler fabric belts are SO easy to make. Seriously, a 20 minute project. It will take you longer to pick […]

  • ThumbnailAfter spending more time than I would like to admit, I have finally learned the secrets to shirring! I read blog after blog and tip after tip. All pointed me in a different direction and none of them gave me the […]

  • ThumbnailWith warm weather right around the corner, I couldn’t pass up making some cute boys shorts with pockets for Summer. I found a great seersucker fabric on sale and I knew it was perfect for this project. This […]

  • ThumbnailJust a few of my favorite things! When you are new to the sewing world, there are a few tools that will come in handy and make learning a little easier. Keep reading to see what I think are the top 10 sewing tools […]

  • ThumbnailNothing is easier than making simple fabric headbands. I really think that all beginners should start with projects like this. As long as you can measure around your head, then you can do this. Plus they are super […]

  • ThumbnailMy niece is just getting to the bow and headband stage. I wanted to make her a little something for her Easter present but needed something quick and simple…I had a nap to make it. What better than a ribbon […]

  • ThumbnailI decided during bath time the other night that the hooded towel was a great invention. Why do I only own two? Well, probably because I didn’t want to waste any more money when I had a million towels without hoods […]

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    Someone is turning the big TWO next week, and although I am still in denial, I decided to sew a fabric flag banner for the dinosaur party we’re having for our little guy! Flag banners are so easy to make and you […]

  • Elise wrote a new post, Pajama Pants 4 years ago

    ThumbnailBedtime has gotten more difficult in our house. Nolan will do anything to avoid it. I had planned on making a cool new pillowcase with some monster fleece I picked up a few weeks ago on clearance but after […]

  • ThumbnailWell, it finally happened. Our house was invaded by the stomach flu. It started last week with my niece, Evelyn, and slowly invaded our house. Eight people later, I am hoping it is over.

    It created more laundry […]

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