DIY Scalloped Jumper Dress

DIY Pinafore Dress

I’ve had a lot of enjoyment lately sewing fast but satisfying projects, and the DIY girls dress I’m sharing today was certainly both fast and satisfying! I sewed this dress for Lola as part of her Christmas outfit (even though these photos were the only thing she had to wear it to this year ;)), and am hoping to get this girls’ dress pattern released sometime early this year. [Read more…]

Girl’s Peasant Dress Pattern

girls peasant dress

It’s time for some of my favorite posts to share all year long, my kid’s DIY Christmas outfits! This year I used my favorite girl’s peasant dress pattern, the Polly Peasant Dress Pattern, with a couple changes, to make Hattie’s Christmas dress. [Read more…]

Boy’s Vest Pattern for Christmas

DIY Vest

If you’ve been around Sew Much Ado for awhile, you may know that I love to sew my kids Christmas outfits and photograph them every year. They love the photographing part especially (not). I only made one item between my boys this year, and used my favorite boy’s vest pattern, the Schoolboy Vest Pattern, for Weston. [Read more…]

Wool + Wax Tote PDF Pattern

DIY tote bag

I recently wanted to make something special for a dear friend’s birthday, and knew that Anna from Noodlehead would have a bag pattern of some sort that would be perfectly fit the bill. After narrowing it down to a tote bag pattern, I chose the Wool + Wax Tote PDF Pattern and headed off to the store to find fabric!

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My 5 Favorite Sewing Tools

Favorite Sewing Tools

Today I’m sharing 5 of my favorite sewing tools! These are all things that are must-haves for me while I sew, and have made my sewing life much more enjoyable and easier. You can click on the affiliate links below to try them for yourself! [Read more…]