The Maren Dress Pattern for Sew What Club

The Maren Dress Pattern for Sew What Club! Stylish dropwaist dress with an adorable collar and pleated skirt!

So excited guys!! My first pattern for the Sew What Club is ready! I named it the Maren pattern, just one of many girl names Rory has vetoed over the years, lol! Both striking and sweet, this dress combines chic, classic lines with modern cap sleeves. The pleated skirt and drop waist are classic school girl with a twist! The pointed peter pan … [Read more...]

tips for making a millenium falcon cake

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I thought this cake deserved a post of it's own. amiright? Plus I have some tips on what to do/what not to do and thought I'd share them for any future millenium falcon cake enthusiasts. So. I decided on making a Millenium Falcon cake because hello?! it's the best spaceship ever. Also Han Solo is my fave character so I had to do his ship justice. … [Read more...]

girly star wars party

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This party was a year in the making...my girls usually like to pick their birthday party themes a year ahead of time..I don't mind because it gives me lots of time to plan! I threw out a few ideas last year and Sadie chose Star Wars! Needless to say, I was psyched! I have since been collecting party items and planning my attack. ;) Let's start … [Read more...]

felt flower tutorial and free pattern

felt flower tutorial and free pattern

 You'll need: wool felt scissors hot glue gun free pattern Cut a strip of the center felt color 3"x1" Cut 2 green leaves Cut multiple circles of both sizes...I think I used about 5-6 of each size. (all of these pieces are in the pattern in case you just want to use that to cut them out!) Cut your circles as shown, for the petals. … [Read more...]

baby girl DIY gifts

baby girl DIY gifts

My friend Alexis is having her second girl, and if you know me at all, you know I love making girly things. (it's kind of my life) So I started off with some felt flower & elastic headbands! tutorials for them here, here, and here! The top peach flower tutorial is coming soon. :) Of course, a Bapron! I made it with the remnants of fabric … [Read more...]

I’m so Fancy floral tee-free floral transfer!

I'm so Fancy floral tee-free floral transfer!

I had a hankering to make some more TAP paper tees-and this time with some floral wording! I usually don't go for words on shirts, unless it's star wars, or really cute. This one has the latter at least! Charlotte and Sadie are obsessed with the Iggy Azalea I'm So Fancy song (the Kidz Bop version...haha), they sing it randomly during the day and … [Read more...]

the sew what club-cannes cover up pattern

the sew what club-cannes cover up pattern

Another month, another Sew Fab Club fabulous set of patterns! This month is the Lille Dress and the Cannes Cover up! We have been hitting the beach and pool this summer like no other (my in laws have a pool at their new place which is SO awesome), and so cover ups are always handy! I knew Sadie would rock this one too. If you missed all the fun … [Read more...]

aqua and white swimsuit

aqua and white swimsuit

Another Cosi! Although this one's a bit of a pattern hack-I chopped the top portion of the front and back pattern pieces and color blocked the teal with white. I added a little bow and some simple straps to the back! I do wish I had made the color blocked white portion thicker, but you know how it goes when you're just winging it...sometimes it … [Read more...]

happy birthday katy dill! (printables!)

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Happy birthday Katy Dill! The lovely ladies behind Skirt Fixation coordinated our #arainbowforkaty day! (hop over to see all the posts linked up!) In celebration of one of our favorite lovers of rainbowtizing and orange....I created a printable for you all to enjoy! The quote is perfect for Katy....she personifies this quote and is such a … [Read more...]

striped cosi suit

striped cosi suit

I made this suit before our trip to Bear Lake, but took pics after and you can see how Charlotte got some sun while we were there! All the girls have got that adorable tan line, and I LOVE it. Again, a cosi suit, and I can't remember where I got the fabric! Girl Charlee, maybe? That's my best guess. Sadie played stylist for this shoot and … [Read more...]