Ainsley Pinafore Dress Pattern

Girl's Pinafore Dress Pattern

This was such a fun dress to sew! The majority of Christmas outfits I sew are using my own patterns, but when I happened to come across the Ainsley Pinafore pattern by JillyAtlanta, it had me at hello. The low scoop neckline, the ruffle straps, the back buttons – I loved every detail! It was the girl’s pinafore dress pattern that I had been dreaming of :). [Read more…]

Schoolboy Boy’s Vest Pattern + Everyday Boy’s Necktie Pattern

Boys Sewing Patterns

We’re almost through all of my kids Christmas outfits! Rounding out my girls’ dresses (you can see Lola’s pinafore dress here and Hattie’s peplum dress here), this post is all about the little men in my life. Well, one of them is getting not-so-little, but for now I’m just going to hold on to the time until he’s taller than me! I made Weston my favorite boys vest pattern, a Schoolboy Vest, and Wyatt an Everyday Necktie (pattern by Dana from Made Everyday) for Christmas this year, and as usual, Weston made sure we didn’t have a dull moment in our photoshoot. He’s also the reason we literally got one good family photo out of hundreds, lol. [Read more…]

DIY Monogram Wood Slice Coasters

Cricut Maker Coaster Tutorial

I love giving personalized gifts, whether it’s for Christmas, a birthday, or just because! A simple but thoughtful personalized gift can mean a lot to the recipient, and I know that the extra special touch is always appreciated! Today’s project, DIY Wood Slice Coasters with your Cricut Maker or Explore Air 2, fits the bill perfectly if you’re looking for a fun, simple DIY gift idea that can be customized for the recipient. [Read more…]

Women’s Cowl Neck Sweater – Free Pattern!

Free Raglan Hoodie Pattern

How many cowl neck sweaters is too many? Don’t answer that! I refuse to believe there could ever be too many, haha! I’ve used our Free Women’s Cowl Neck Hoodie Pattern to make two different versions now, and have two more waiting to be cut and sewn! Today’s version is the second I’ve made, and I hope that by the time you’re done reading this post, you’ll have a few ideas to get sewing your own sweater with our free women’s hoodie pattern! [Read more…]

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