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KCW: solid bateau tops

solid bateau tops

  This is one of those projects I thought would be a good idea. "just whip up some solid colored tees to build up Sadie's wardrobe" I said to myself. Self, next time just buy solid tees. Seriously these actually weren't too bad, but since I wasn't customizing them or anything, they were a  bit boring to sew up...just repetitive I guess. But … [Read more...]

floral and striped bateau neck top

Inspired by tees like this one and this one, I whipped this baby up the other night...seriously fast and cute. Rory even commented on it. I almost died from shock since he never does...doesn't even seem to notice I blog-lol! Sadie loves it...she looks tres chic in it-and I love the combo of black and white with the colorful floral. Look for … [Read more...]

granny chic Bateau drop waist dress and pattern giveaway!

I'm soo excited to be a part of Anneliese's Bateau Top pattern tour! She is the force behind the blog Asthetic Nest and the Wee Muses Pattern line-and not only is she super talented in many aspects, she is seriously one of the sweetest people I know. Period. So I was all too happy to sew up her new pattern-the Bateau Neck Top! I also used the … [Read more...]

my top 5 favorite kids sewing patterns + giveaway!!

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This post was really fun to write! and also a ton of work. gathering photos from a blog is no small feat. well, compared to climbing a mountain it is, but whatever. I got the idea for this post from an Instagram comment, and I ran with it! I definitely have a few fave patterns I come back to time and time again. They are all pretty basic patterns, … [Read more...]

a cute and colorful girls handmade summer wardrobe

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  I've been a busy little sewing bee! You saw the beginning of Ava's summer wardrobe here, and I instantly began cutting out more tees, shorts, and capris! Patterns: Bateau Neck Top MADE shorts Go To Leggings Nessie top Knit fabric is from Girl Charlee, chambray and linens from various sources. I wanted all the things I sewed to go with as … [Read more...]

KCW: upcycled skirts & and pair of leggings

Kids CLothes Week-upcycled striped skirt

I'm kinda in love with this one because it was SOOOOOO easy. I had this adorable striped skirt that my bestie had given me, but alas it was too long because I am a shortie. But I loved the fabric and the way the stripes played off of each other. So this one I just chopped it off at about 15" long, then folded over the top to create a … [Read more...]

a tiger & floral tee plus a yellow skirt

I've been beefing up Sadie's wardrobe for first grade-just filling in some gaps and sewing up some basics. We went back to school shopping the other day and I felt SO guilty buying some of her clothes. weird right? I guess I felt like I should make EVERYTHING they wear since I sew. But really, clothing 3 girls...doesn't that make you want to … [Read more...]

“Z” is for zipper, zebra, and zig zag

"Z" is for zipper, zebra, and zig zag

First off, I am SO psyched to be a part of Katy's Sew All 26 series! I love all her ideas for series, and I adore having a theme to work with. (read: Project Run and Play) I immediately signed up for the letter Z when she first emailed me. For two reasons-it was at the end, and I have been a bit of a procrastinator always lately. Secondly-I had … [Read more...]

Sally dress in coral

The last thing I sewed up from the Sew Fab pattern bundle was the fabulous Sally dress pattern-created by Shannon from Luvinthemommyhood!  I gotta say, I LOVE how this turned out. I wasn't sure about the fabric, but it was what I had on hand that I had enough of, so I went with it. I think it totally fits Miss C's vivacious personality! (for the … [Read more...]