star wars cross stitch

star wars cross stitch

I only now, into February, remembered I can finally share this cross stitch I made for a Christmas gift! I'm nothing if not affected by preggo brain. I got my bro in law Dan in our name drawing for homemade gift (we have different opt in categories like this one, food, gag, and media), and my sister said he was on a Star Wars kick (who isn't?), … [Read more...]

baby boy baprons

baby boy baprons

Baby boy needed some Baprons of course...so I whipped a few up the other day! I was running low on bias tape (boyish colors at least, I have a LOT of pink lol), so I scrounged up some navy, cream and homemade grey to pair with the checks, Star Wars, and airplane/copter blueprint fabrics! They came together in just a quick afternoon, I love how … [Read more...]

pink velvet kitty pillow

pink velvet kitty pillow

So with baby boy on the way there's been a big shifting of the rooms in our house...my sewing room moved to Ava's old room (the nursery), and we moved the girls into my old sewing room. It's the largest bedroom besides our master, but we had to have the sliding door changed to a window first. We're making progress on the room-it's almost done and I … [Read more...]

aqua and orange geranium dress

aqua and orange geranium dress

I feel like it's been forever, folks. It really has. Sorry about that! I promise I'm not gone! I haven't quit blogging! It's just this pregnancy took a serious hit on my sewing mojo. and energy. and errything else. ha! this boy is already SO different from the girls. But I have been sewing a little bit for him! Check out my instagram for more … [Read more...]

favorite things party

favorite things party

I've always wanted to host a Favorite Things party, and decided this was the year! I threw it in there with all the other holidays shindigs and Nutcracker performances, just to make my holidays a bit crazier, lol. It was worth it, I think! We all had a blast hanging out with each other and went home with some AWESOME new favorite things! I … [Read more...]

stripes plus coral (plus gender reveal!)

stripes plus coral

Sorry about that radio silence. I didn't mean to take an extended break from blogging, but this baby has sucked the energy out of me like no other. Because it IS like no other I've had...it's a BOY!!! We are thrilled to say the least! and tired. but mostly thrilled. So the sewing has been at a bit of a stand still....but I still have this … [Read more...]

four corners 5&10 designs dress

four corners 5&10 designs dress

Two fabric tours in one week! Lucky me! I was thrilled to be invited to sew up something in the new line by the Simple Simon gals-Four Corners. (Also by Riley Blake!) This fantastic mustard cross print was calling to me (on a yellow kick I guess), and I knew it had to be something for Sadie. She needed a few longer dresses (she keeps sprouting … [Read more...]

idle wild fabric sewing!

idle wild fabric sewing!

OHHH my gosh I am just in LOVE with the new line of knits called Idle Wild! Just released by Riley Blake and designed by the Pattern Anthology ladies! When they invited me to be a part of their tour, it was YES and then I had to try and choose the fabrics I wanted...which was hard they are all adorable. I'm wishing I'd gotten some birdies too … [Read more...]

bright yellow geranium dress

bright yellow geranium dress

Another day, another dress for one of my girls. It's how it works around here. :D Not to stray too far from my proven formula, I sewed up a Geranium dress. (and one more you'll see soon!) fabric source I've not been feeling the sewing bug so much lately because of baby #4, but I have been crafting my heart out making fall and christmas … [Read more...]

coming soon…

safety pin baby announcement

  New CINO baby coming April 2016!! Hence, the slow posting of the past few months. ha! … [Read more...]