sadies baptism dress

sadies baptism dress

Sadie recently turned eight and chose to be baptized (we're LDS), and therefore needed a white dress, which is tradition! She didn't really have anything in mind, but we decided on lace being a part of the dress. I settled on the Mori dress pattern, which Heidi sent to me awhile ago and I've been wanting to sew up ever since! I used this poplin, … [Read more...]

boardwalk delight dress

boardwalk delight dress!

I'm so excited to be a part of the blog tour for Dana's new fabric line-Boardwalk Delight! She has a knack for making bright and cheerful creations and this fabric is no different! She is such a sweetheart too-I roomed with her and Kate last year at SNAP and we had a blast! She can shake it on the dance floor too and has got karaoke SKILLZ. … [Read more...]

vintage floral kensington dress

vintage floral kensington dress

I was looking over at my fabric the other day while nursing Jack at my computer (as one does....amiright?), and noticed this fabric poking out of a pile. I had thrifted it last year-it's a lovely vintage slinky knit that has one of the most unique prints I've seen! Sadie and I couldn't figure out if the design is of mushrooms, hats, birds, or all … [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...]

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...]

coral zebra 5&10 basic dress

coral zebra 5&10 basic dress

Coral+zebras+ b&w=a winner. amiright? Let's start with my inspiration-you probably have seen this adorable dress by the talented Emma&Mona around blogland......I instinctively go to pin it every time I see it in my Pinterest feed. ha! (I would give almost anything to get some of that mustard zebra fabric tho) So when I came across this … [Read more...]

baby girl DIY gifts

baby girl DIY gifts

My friend Alexis is having her second girl, and if you know me at all, you know I love making girly things. (it's kind of my life) So I started off with some felt flower & elastic headbands! tutorials for them here, here, and here! The top peach flower tutorial is coming soon. :) Of course, a Bapron! I made it with the remnants of fabric … [Read more...]

kraken dress

kraken dress

It was high time my kraken got a kraken dress, right? The second I saw the cotton & steel octopi fabric, I knew it was meant to be. I'm kind of a creature of ease-if I have a pattern cut out on my table already, more often than not I'll just use it again. So this is the same tute I used for this dress...it worked with the one yard of … [Read more...]

teal cotton & steel geranium dress

teal cotton & steel geranium dress

AAAAND one more dress to round out my dresses-for-Ava Spree! I went back to my patterned stuff pretty quickly, eh? lol I'm loving the simplicity of this Geranium dress-and the colors are some of my all time faves! The fabric is cotton lawn from Cotton & Steel via Fabricworm and it is LUSCIOUS. Definitely planning on adding more of their … [Read more...]