Girls’ DIY Pinafore Dresses + New Pattern Sneak Peek!

DIY Girls Dress

As I mentioned in the post about my boys’ Christmas bow ties, these posts are my favorite projects of the year, but if I had to pick a very favorite between the boys and girls outfits, well… Of course the girls always win! I’m sharing all about the DIY girls’ pinafore dresses that I made for Hattie and Lola for Christmas, one of which is a first look of an upcoming pattern I’m working on, and the other is an upcoming pinafore dress tutorial I’ll be sharing here soon! [Read more…]

Bow Tie Pattern // Boys’ Christmas Outfits

How to Make a Bow Tie

It may be a week or so into the new year, but today I’m going to back up just a bit so I can share some of what are always my favorite sewing projects of the year, my kids’ handmade Christmas outfits. I’ve divided it up into two posts, and you can find all about my girls’ pinafore dresses here, and in this post I’ll be sharing about the bow tie pattern I used for my boys’ outfits. [Read more…]

10 DIY Projects to Make or Sew for Working Out

10 Projects to Sew or Make for Working Out

I love a good fresh start, and for many of us, the New Year means re-evaluating our lives in several areas. One of these areas for me is fitness related, and although I’ve always enjoyed working out and have managed to do so pretty consistently, I love to look back at what I’ve done the last year and think ahead to what I’d like to do differently in the coming year when it comes to fitness and working out. To help motivate us all, today I’m sharing 10 projects to make or sew for working out! [Read more…]

Jo-Ann Rainbow Linen Hinterland Dress

Jo-Ann Rainbow Linen

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably seen all of the fun Jo-Ann rainbow linen (officially called multi-stripe) projects popping up all over blogland and Instagram over the past year or so. I was so inspired by the dresses, shirts, and even bags that others shared, that I knew I needed to make something for myself with it! After much deliberation, the Hinterland Dress pattern from Sew Liberated was the winner, and I’m sharing all about it today. [Read more…]

25 DIY Personalized Cricut Holiday Gift Ideas

DIY Cricut Holiday Gifts

Last week I shared a personalized monogram tote bag for teachers that I made with my Cricut Explore Air 2 and Infusible Ink, and today I’m back with more ideas to help you check off your holiday gift giving list! I’m sharing 25 Cricut holiday gift ideas, so read on and tell me which are your favorites! Many of the ideas will work with either your Cricut Maker or Explore Air 2, so whichever machine you have, we have you covered! [Read more…]