fabric tray tutorial for ucreate

 I am so excited to be over on Ucreate today (yes, THE Ucreate!), for their amazing series all about using up those fat quarters we all hoard. I know I'm not alone...right ladies? :) The first step is admitting you have a problem.... hehe. This particular project is fantastic for scraps, as well! Which I also have plenty of. Fabric hoarders … [Read more...]

Rosy in Ruffles Sundress tutorial-for Melly sews….with a free pattern!

I'm pretty darn excited about how this sundress turned out! And on Miss Ava...man alive I want to gobble her up, she's so darn cute. There's just something about baby sized clothing lately...I just can't get enough! Maybe it's that she can sit up now and it's so much more fun to take pics of her. Anywho...I'm psyched to be posting today for  Melly … [Read more...]

When we were young striped dress

When I first opened the email from Suz of Sew Pony about her "When We Were Young" series, I knew I HAD to do it....it sounded like a blast! I loved the challenge to re-create an outfit that you yourself wore when you were...well, young! My mom loved to sew for us kids. Basically if the internet would have existed back then she would have … [Read more...]

tie top tutorial and sewing with knit fabric tips

Hey guys! I am so excited about this knit tie top tutorial I created for Girl Charlee! (and a $40 gift certificate giveaway! woohoo! enter waay at the bottom...you might as well check out the tutorial while you're at it....just sayin' ;) Also make sure to check out their blog! Today they're showing off all the projects I've made with Girl Charlee … [Read more...]

belgian style kids clothes (hint: they rock!)

I'm so excited to be guest posting today over on Straight Grain, for An's Kids Clothes-Belgian Style series. All I had to do was take a peek at her Belgian kids clothes pinterest board to know that I. loved. it.  The bright colors, the pattern mixing, the layering! It seems like the Belgians really know how to let a kid dress like, well...a kid! … [Read more...]

Dachshund and pom pom skirt for Calling All Kids

Make sure to hop over to Alida Makes today for her new series-and see the boyish print I turned into a cute skirt for Miss C! I love it, she loves it...hopefully you love it too!   … [Read more...]

basic bodice design series guest post

 I'm so excited to be posting over on iCandy Handmade for their Basic Bodice Design series! What a great idea, right? Most everyone has a basic bodice pattern in their sewing arsenal, which is what makes this such a brilliant idea for a series? (Why can I never have these great ideas? lol!) It's a simple dress, but the way the bodice is cut on … [Read more...]

K.I.D.S. guest post!

Jessica has done it again. (not me! Jessica from Me Sew Crazy....man there are a lot of Jessica bloggers out there!)....she has thought up another fabulous series! This one is called K.I.D.S. - Kids Inspiration & Design Series....where our kiddos get to be the fashion designers! Sadie had a blast coloring her little heart out...I think I'm going … [Read more...]

Sew Ready to Play guest post

Come see what game inspired this fall dress over on the Sew Ready to Play series over on I'm Feelin' Crafty! Sadie loves her new dress, though she informed me that she can only wear it while playing her game. Uhhh....ok? Anyone else ready for fall? I am SO ready for boot and jean weather...not to mention having this baby and wearing normal clothes … [Read more...]

Skirting the Issue guest post

Hey guys! I'm so excited to be posting today over on Simple Simon & Co. for their series, Skirting the Issue-and what a great cause to be blogging for! (they're encouraging donations of skirts for foster care girls!) Let's give it up for Elizabeth and Liz for organizing this whole thing! (cue applause) I hope you can participate! At least hop … [Read more...]