Category Archives: sewing

Elsa for Halloween…A DIY Costume

*My daughter wore this costume for Halloween 2014 but I am just now getting around to sharing it now – complete blogger fail* Like practically every other little girl in 2014, my 5 year old wanted to be Elsa for … Continue reading

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Simple Spring (& Summer) Mantle

We recently had company coming over and an empty mantle so I looked around the house for some materials to make something. I had recently ordered several $5, 8 x 10 canvases for our house from an online company. The … Continue reading

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A Birthday Crown for Years

I recently made my niece a felt birthday crown. Happy Birthday Addy! As you can see below, she loved it. Without a doubt, loved it. Alright, so maybe not a fan of the birthday crowns yet but I know around … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman Costume

This year for Halloween Caroline has decided to dress up as Wonder Woman. I was all for this costume choice and eagerly jumped at the chance to “make” her costume. First, I researched googled Wonder Woman and came up with … Continue reading

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My New Favorite Baby Gift

My new favorite baby gift to give is the One Line a Day Memory Book. The concept is so simple and in the same lines with journaling & scrapbooking but IT’s DOABLE for everyone. The idea behind the book is … Continue reading

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A Sewing Success…Barely

I had to make Caroline a new nap mat for school since Sophie (our dog) was kind enough to destroy the one we’ve had for the last 8 years. No, I didn’t have to buy one but I thought , … Continue reading

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Felt Garland

For my sister’s baby shower I created 2 felt garlands to help spread the colors around the room. It was my first time to create these but it certainly won’t be my last. Since turquoise and hot pink were the … Continue reading

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Howdy folks! Living in Texas lends itself to many “dressing western” days at school. Seeing as I don’t particularly embrace boots and hats we often struggle to come up with an appropriate costume on those days. The boys have never … Continue reading

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A Birthday Skirt

One of my February goals was to make my daughter a skirt or dress. I settled on a skirt since that seemed to be an easier project. Half the coverage, half the work, right? I followed the instructions from the … Continue reading

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Bedroom Pillows – It’s Love, eh

One of my January goals was to make pillows for my bed. My biggest hurdle for this project was the fact that I knew I had to change the sewing machine needle before I started this project. Sounds easy but … Continue reading

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