Hello everyone. I hope that you are all enjoying your day. I was scrolling through Instagram and Pinterest for little girls fahion ideas, and while doing so, I noticed that most of the little girls were dressed way above their age range, and rather skimpy. It got me thinking whether a line existed anymore between… Continue reading Little Girl or Little Woman: dressing our daughters age appropriate.
Hello everyone! I hope you're having a wonderful day. The weekend is underway and I got so much sewing prep done for my future sewing projects. One of my best project is a design that I worked on this past week for my daughter. I call it the "Jaime dress." It is a halter dress… Continue reading My Design: The Jaime dress
Hello everyone. I hope all is well with you. I have a confession to make. I am a pattern junkie, but the sewing process takes me forever because I have been so unorganized. I follow quite a bit of fellow sewers on Instagram and on the blogs, and I always wondered how they were able… Continue reading Sewing With Patterns: planning, organizing, and prepping your sewing process
Hey everyone, I hope all is well with you. As a seamstress, I enjoy making clothes for adults and even myself. It is really satisfying, but what really tugs on my heartstrings is when I see my kids proudly wear the items that I make them 😍😍😍😍. My daughter told me that her friends are… Continue reading Mommy Made It!!: How I used a sweater pattern to make my children’s t-shirt and dress.
Today I want to share my good news. I woke up this morning to my husband and two children. I was able to prepare them for their day and send them off with a good breakfast. Before they left, their last words to me was, "I love you." I am a seamstress, and not only… Continue reading Good News: Changing your focus can change your perspective.
Hello everyone!! I hope all is well with you. I love sewing things for me, but I really enjoy sewing for my kids even more. They take so much joy in wearing my handmade clothing, and it in turn warns my heart and motivates me. This week I finally decided to make some drawstring pants… Continue reading Simplicity 8354: Drawstrings Pants
Hey everyone. I hope you are enjoying your day. We planned on going to the nearby farm to pick strawberries, but we received word that they were all picked out 😭😭😭. I was a little sad, because the kids and I had such hopes of picking and eating strawberries until we turned into one. Well,… Continue reading M7542: How I took an adult shirt pattern and created mommy and me Dresses.
Hey everyone. I hope you are getting ready to enjoy your weekend. Me, my husband, our kids, and my dad are heading to Florida to see my sister's 🤗🤗. As I was packing, I looked in my closet and realized that all of my jeans looked the same, just different shades. I had to fix… Continue reading M7547: unusual fabrics make Epic Flares!!
Hey everyone. I hope all is well with you. I have gotten my mojo back and I've been sewing like crazy. Yesterday was such a beautiful day, the sun 🌞 was out, the flowers 🌺 were blooming, and I woke up to birds 🐦 chirping outside my window. With a day this beautiful, I thought… Continue reading M7543: Stripes and Shoulders
Hey everyone! I am so excited about the warm weather coming in. Comfy lightweight clothing and sandals. Welcome Spring 🌷🌻🌺🦋🌞, you were missed. I bought some really fun and vibrant Nicole Miller fabric last year, and I finally used it to make a peplum top with pockets. I self-drafted the pattern myself and I plan… Continue reading Put Some Pep in That Peplum