Fun in the Sun-silly straw shapes

Hey guys! I'm guest posting at Kiki & Co. today for her Fun in the Sun series-a bunch of fun summer activity ideas! The ideas are so great and I can't wait to see what else is in store! I met Kiki at SNAP and she is so sweet and sincere. She handed out some adorable little prints she had designed, one of which is hanging in my craft room! Sadie … [Read more...]

paint chip matching game tutorial

Hey guys! Head over to Crafting in my Closet today for the quick how to for this super easy and fun to play with clothespin and paint chip game!  I've known Teresa for a long time (pre-marriage and kids lol those were the days....), so I am soo excited to be on her blog today with a fun (and really really easy) craft to make for your kiddos to keep … [Read more...]

I’m a Sewlebrity?

I'm so honored and excited to be a part of Rachel's Sewlebrity series over on Family Ever After! I sewed up this color block tee for the Sadester, who almost immediately smeared pink sidewalk chalk dust on the white part. At least I got pics, right? That's what counts in bloggy land. ;) Hop over to her blog to check out the tutorial! Go leave some … [Read more...]

the Posy dress for Ribbon Retreat

I am so excited to be over on the Ribbon Retreat blog again with another dress tutorial for you guys! What can I say, I'm a sucker for cute dresses, and my girls always seem to be growing up and out of them. ;) Oh, darn, right? So I created this whimsical sundress for summertime-and it'd be great layered with a long sleeve shirt in winter time as … [Read more...]

Melly Sews guest post!

Hey guys! I'm so excited to participate in Melly Sews' Sundress series! It's really perfect timing with summer upon us....and Sadie is always asking for new dresses! She loves purple lately, so I was happy to oblige with this breezy cotton number. It's really very simple, but the crocheted trim gives it some interest.Head over for more pics and … [Read more...]

Crafterhours skirt week post

Hey guys! I'm here today with a fun way to embellish a simple skirt-courtesy of Crafterhours' Skirt Week! Have you seen the skirt fun over there yet? Make sure to check it out...there's some great stuff...and get your skirt entered, too! I get to be a judge again this year-it's so hard since there are so many great skirts to choose from!So, I … [Read more...]

Once Upon a Thread

Hey guys! I am so excited to be a part of Katy's Once Upon a Thread, ecstatic! I chose to work with the book The Story of Ferdinand...have you read it before? It's a really sweet book, and it was one of my favorites growing up. Hop over to No Big Dill to see more pics of the dress I made for Sadie! (I've updated it with more pics … [Read more...]

Pleat Week guest post: pleated ombre skirt

I feel like such a rebel! Posting about pleats during! But when Kate asks for pleats-you give her pleats. ;) I saw a similar dress once and I've always wanted to try big pleats, with 2 different fabrics-so this was a good project to knock a few things off my sewing to do list. Ruffles are represented in her shirt, lol!I … [Read more...]

guest post for Ribbon Retreat

Hey guys, check out the new tutorial I did for the Ribbon Retreat blog! I had so much fun making this easy little slip on sundress, and the fabric is making me wish so hard that spring would just get here already! I guess this will have to do! … [Read more...]

cinched fabric belt guest post

Hey guys! I'm so excited to be a part of Kojo Designs and Sewing in No Man's Land Sewing for Me! series. Isn't that such a great idea for a series? I know oftentimes I turn to sewing for my girls since it's easier, usually quicker, and uses less fabric. But let's not neglect ourselves, ladies. :) Bringing it home below! I've been … [Read more...]