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...]

shorts for Ava (and a pattern giveaway!)

I seem to be sewing up a storm for little Ava lately...which makes sense becauseA: my other girls were summer newborns, so the clothes they wore are off season right now.B: tiny baby clothes are irresistibleandC: I freaking love to sew. As I mentioned before, I pattern tested Dana's new shorts pattern earlier in the month, and these were the second … [Read more...]

Project run and play week 4-ballerine de corail

Vote for your favorite look here! I had SO much fun with this week....and so did Sadie!  The theme was " Spring Formal Wear"....and after all, what's more fun than dressing up like a princess? A ballerina I guess! She even got to wear a little make up-she was in heaven when I told her that she could. She also relished getting her hair curled. … [Read more...]

felt dahlia flower

  I've been wanting to make more of these flowers ever since I made one a few months ago, but my plans always fell by the wayside. (along the wayside are also my plans for world domination and the best chocolate chip cookie recipe in the world, but what can you do?) When I asked Sadie if she liked this flower, she said,"yeah...? It's a circle." … [Read more...]

rolled felt flowers

While on my latest felt flower making kick, I also made these easy rolled flowers.Cut a long strip of felt, I prefer wool felt (my strips were about 18" long and 2" wide) then fold over and glue lengthwise...just along the edge. Then cut little slits however wide you like, and end them about 3/8" from the bottom. (notice my awesome new scissors? … [Read more...]