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...]

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...]

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...]

liberty floral and striped geranium dress

pretty liberty floral and striped geranium dress

Little Ava was due for a new church dress, and I was feeling some pattern mixing coming on! I  grabbed this striped shirting (from Joann's-which I've used a few times! versatile!), and paired it with some delicate floral liberty. Which I've been hoarding for....awhile, let's just say. I decided to not let it waste away on the shelf, and I'm so … [Read more...]

lotus pond geranium twirl dress

I am thrilled to be  a part of Rae's Lotus Pond fabric tour! She is the best, right?  I pretty much want to be just like her when I grow up. ANYwho. You've seen her gorgeous new line out and about the internets right? If not, it's called Lotus Pond, by Cloud Nine Fabrics. And it is wonderful. the colors are amazing, designs cute and quirky … [Read more...]

Nessies and Geraniums and Baprons-OH MY!

I had a baby shower a few weeks ago for an old friend-well she's not old, just...well you know.  I've known her forevers. Anyways, she's having her first baby-(a girl!) so I knew I wanted to shower her with homemade goodies. She's got amazing style so I tried to pick fabrics out that were stylin'...haha who knows if I succeeded but I … [Read more...]

mint and coral geranium dress

mint and coral geranium dress

Little Miss Sadie has been in need of some new church dresses-she keeps growing straight out of them! (these days, they go straight to Charlotte-those two have the same waist & chest measurements!) So I settled in for some Sunday sewing and made Rae's Geranium dress, for the umpteenth time. Click here to see all the Geraniums I've made! it's … [Read more...]

the princess bride film petit

princess bride film petit

  Guys I can't tell you how psyched I am to be a part of Film Petit this month! I've been begging asking the gals when my turn would be for years months. If you’re new to Film Petit, it’s an ongoing sewing series hosted by Kristin from Skirt as Top and Jessica from A Little Gray where they pick a favorite movie and sew an outfit (or two) inspired … [Read more...]

modern yardage geranium dress (and giveaway!)

geranium modern yardage dress  craftiness is not optional

Have you heard of Modern Yardage yet? It's an awesome fabric company that has a unique method for their fabrics-they print on demand! No running out of a favorite print if you need more to finish a project! They have some really fun and fresh designs, and I fell in love with this print because-hello: teal yellow and red. Done deal. I thought it'd … [Read more...]