Category Archives: sewing

Easy sundresses for girls

I think I’m going a little overboard with feeling like I have to make my daughter a new dress or outfit for every single holiday, major or minor.  With so much going on for end of school year activities I … Continue reading

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Maternity jeans, salvaged

The most comfortable, flattering, best-fitting jeans I’ve ever owned was when I was pregnant.  I wore those things every single day of both pregnancies.  Well, almost.  I love those jeans so much that I have seriously considered getting pregnant again, … Continue reading

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Stylin’ strap

A good friend who is an extremely talented photographer, asked me to make her a strap cover for her camera.  I’ve seen them for a long time now for sale on etsy for around $20-$30.  This amazes me (especially now … Continue reading

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A Near Miss

I decided to try going on my own for the first time – no pattern. I don’t often sew clothes for myself.  As a matter of fact, I think I’ve tried one skirt and one shirt and didn’t like either.  … Continue reading

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Another awesome FREE pattern!

This is my go-to gift for all of the 4 and 5-year-old birthday parties we’ve been going to this year (for girls, that is).  I can whip one of these skirts out in a half hour and the variations are … Continue reading

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Art tote for Pascale

As I mentioned, my good friend’s daughter, Pascale, wouldn’t be caught dead in a dress.  She even goes in the pool wearing boys swim trunks and a t-shirt.  She’s a very talented soccer player and a very talented artist.  She’s … Continue reading

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Popover Sundress for Noemie

I just whipped up this little dress for my good friend’s daughter, Noemie.  Her mom is a whiz with Photoshop (and I have yet to read my Photoshop for Dummies book…) and recently helped me clean up some photos I’ve … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Yikes!  Why is it so intimidating to write my very first blog post??  I’ve spent the morning reading the first blog posts from some of my favorite bloggers (I have a tendency to over-think and over-research things…).  I’ve rehearsed it … Continue reading

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