mauve floral kensington dress

lavender floral kensington dress

If ever I could literally, physically, swoon over a fabric, it would probably be this one. Double brushed jersey knit is the stuff of dreams, peeps. The hand is incredible, and it's buttery soft and so easy to sew with! I am almost regretting sewing something for Sadie out of it instead of being selfish and either hoarding it or sleeping with it … [Read more...]

blush rose kensington dress

peachy coral kensington dress

Another sweet little dress for the Sadester! I'm loving the Kensington dress pattern-it's the perfect little knit dress...I have plans for about a bajillion more of these. ha! I sewed this one up for Sadie in this lovely blush double knit, which has a gorgeous pattern to it. Love it. I widened the skirt panels and pleated them-eyeballed the … [Read more...]

grey quilted skater dress

grey quilted skater dress

 I've had this fabulous grey quilted fabric in my stash for awhile-the plans were to make a cardigan out of it originally, but then I couldn't stop picturing a cute little skater dress, so in the end that won out! and I love it! It's super cozy and simple! I knew I needed to use the skater dress pattern because I didn't want to gather the … [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...]

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...]

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...]

“scrunch top” tutorial and free pattern for birch fabrics

scrunch-top-free-pattern-and-tutorial-for-birch-fabrics

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...]

a cute and colorful girls handmade summer wardrobe

handmade-kids-summer-wardrobe

  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...]

chambray shorts and a floral nessie top

chambray shorts and a floral nessie top

This post has a reaaaally quick turnaround time-I sewed it up this afternoon, took pics and am now writing it up. BLOGGING IN REAL TIME, FOLKS. it's getting crazy around here. Ok so ignore the dramatics. I all of a sudden got the hankering to sew some shorts for Ava since she really needs some summer shorts-her wardrobe is a little sad of … [Read more...]

navy and coral peplum dress

navy and coral peplum dress

This should apparently be called her party dress since she seems to be having the time of her life in these shots! Miss C loves to goof off during shoots, she shakes her booty for me at least twice per shoot. Cute, but not going on the blog, dear. Anyways...I sewed up this dress quite a few weeks ago, around the time I sewed up these tops, and … [Read more...]