C’s comfy kindergarten outfit

C's comfy kindergarten outfit

Little Miss C has started Kindergarten and is rocking it! She loves her teacher, and has made some cute little friends. I love watching her grow and thrive, and part of that is being comfortable, so I always try to have comfy clothes for her to wear to school in her dresser. So this lil' outfit fit the bill! Oh and it didn't hurt that I was invited … [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...]

striped bias skirt tutorial and free pattern

striped bias skirt tutorial and free pattern

Have you all heard of Skirting the Issue? It's an amazing event that Simple Simon & Co. host every year, where everyone is invited to sew up skirts for local foster centers.  You can read all of the Skirting the Issue details here! Here are a bunch of skirts I've made (some with tutorials) if you feel the urge to sew some up! Today though, I … [Read more...]

unicorn horn tutorial and free template

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You've seen those fun unicorn horns I made for Charlotte's unicorn/rainbow bash, right? Well here is the template and tutorial I promised! These were simple to make and I just chilled out in front of a TV show while gluing and cutting. Sadly that's my idea of a good time. ;) No, really. for these horns you'll need: glitter scrapbook paper … [Read more...]

rainbow skirt tutorial and free pattern

rainbow skirt tutorial and free pattern! #rainbow #rainbowskirt

 I can't tell you how stoked I am about how this skirt turned out...Ok, I will. I AM SO STOKED ABOUT HOW THIS SKIRT TURNED OUT!!!! I have a tradition (sometimes kept, sometimes not..lol) of sewing something for my girls to wear to their party that fits the theme. see some of them here, here (scroll down a bit), here, here, here, here, here, here, … [Read more...]

“scrunch top” tutorial and free pattern for birch fabrics

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So happy to introduce a new tutorial for Fabricworm & Birch Fabrics and showcase one of their fab fabric lines! This one is called Happy Town and it is adorable! I chose to sew up this fun and easy knit tunic in Happy Spots Mint, and Happy Floral! Make sure you check out the other designs they are so cute! Get the full tutorial for this cute … [Read more...]

R2D2 quilt and star wars onesies

R2D2 quilt! for Star wars fans young and old. #starwars #quilts

    I've gotta say, right off the bat, this quilt is probably one of my favorite makes of all time. It was SERIOUSLY hard to part with, but since I made it for a friend, and decided I could make myself one someday...I let it go. barely. (edit, actually this quilt pictured is MINE my kids! I made two actually, started the second right after I … [Read more...]

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 (affiliate link) glue (I used hot glue) First, cut … [Read more...]

knit skirt with pockets: tutorial and free pocket pattern

I bought a comfy knit skirt this summer that I LOVE. It is comfy and has awesome pockets and I want to wear the heck out of it. We all know what this means, right? I had to recreate it! I took some pics for a tutorial just in case you want to make one too. And this would totally translate to a kids skirt, too...I should make one for Sadie sometime! … [Read more...]

reversible wrap top tutorial and free pattern for birch fabrics! (oh, and a giveaway!)

I'm so excited to share this top with you today over on the Birch Fabrics blog! It's a reversible wrap top with cute little flutter sleeves! And as a bonus-I have created a free pattern for you to use! (available in 3 sizes: 12-24 mo, 2/3T, and 4/5...if you do use the pattern, please follow my blog as a courtesy!) I got to play around with the … [Read more...]