Charlotte’s 5&10 colorblock dress

And now for the last of the bunch! Charlotte's Christmas dress! I used some soft as a baby's bum Nani Iro for the main fabric, then white cotton for the colorblock accents. This is, of course, the amazing colorblock dress from our 5&10 Designs e-book! My dear friend Delia designed it and I have made it before in a size 4T for Sadie (that … [Read more...]

Sadie’s floral franklin christmas dress

Sadie's floral franklin christmas dress

I went back and forth on Sadie and Charlotte's dress fabrics this year-but in the end I went with what I had picked out a few months back, this cute floral fabric. (well, that's as close as I could find on Fabricworm where I got it!) the red flowers reminded me of poinsettias and the minty blue accents were too sweet. I paired it with some Dear … [Read more...]

Ava’s 5&10 Christmas dress

Ava's 5&10 Designs cherry red Christmas dress

I've been working on the girls Christmas dresses and am finally DONE! You may have seen a sneak peek or two over on Instagram, but not Ava's dress yet! Sooo here it is! I used our good and trusty pattern from the 5 & 10 Designs Vol. 1-size 2T. I love it in this fancy fabric! Does it look familiar? ha ha. I used the rest of the fabric for … [Read more...]

Fort Worth Fabric Studio $50 fabric giveaway!


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felt bow free pattern and tutorial

felt bow free pattern and tutorial

Well, you saw that little bow I made for Charlotte... I whipped up a pattern for ya so you can make a bunch of your own! They would be PERFECT stocking stuffers, just sayin'.... I did them assembly line style which worked great!  You'll need: the free pattern wool felt alligator clips glue (I used hot glue) First, cut out the three … [Read more...]

Girl Charlee Knit Fix review and giveaway

Girl Charlee Knit Fix review and giveaway

I am so excited to share with you this awesome new sale that Girl Charlee has created! it's called KnitFix, and it's a monthly sale that they've created with awesome UNIQUE and exclusive prints. Each KnitFix bag contains 6 knit fabrics in 2 yard cuts, so there's plenty of fabric for a tee or skirt for you, or dress, leggings for the littles! These … [Read more...]

5and10 Designs basic dress (and a BLACK FRIDAY sale!!)

birdie 5and10 Designs basic dress

first off, Happy Thanksgiving! (For all the Americans out there) We finally took some updated family photos a few weeks ago. These were the last ones we took.  AHEM. When Charlotte was about 2. 3 years ago. yikes. Anyways, my dad has become quite the photographer over the past few years (he's always been into it but more so of late), and I … [Read more...]

lion maggie mae dress

Little Miss C has been a little obsessed with what she calls "THE ROAR SONG!", her birthday party theme only made that obsession deeper. I had some of this gorgeous Cotton & Steel lion fabric in my stash, and when she walked into my sewing room and flipped out with excitement while I was cutting it out, I knew I made the right choice! She loves … [Read more...]

little fox free cross stitch pattern and tutorial

little fox free cross stitch pattern and tutorial

Well you saw her woodland party, now for the party outfit! I had a flash of inspiration a few days before her party and created this cute fox cross stitch top! I can't wait to make more-I think enlarging the stitches gives it a fresh and modern take! PLUS, larger stitches=less stitches.... I only wish I'd made her a size 2T. She's a growing … [Read more...]

pretty in peplum polka dot dress

pretty in peplum polka dot dress \\sewn by craftiness is not optional

So psyched to be a part of the Pretty in Peplum blog tour! I couldn't wait to sew up this dress. Charlotte has a similar one from H&M and I always meant to copy it for the other girls, and then Abby went and made this awesome pattern. I've said it once, I'll say it again, I love when people do the hard work for you. ;) Anyways! We also … [Read more...]