Patterns · Womens

Sewing myself a little something

After several months of sewing things specifically for my girls. It was time to to make some time for me. Much needed! I decided I would make myself a Magnolia from Winter Wear Designs. Im making myself the shirt tail front and back with 3/4 length sleeves.The back has a center seam which I love.… Continue reading Sewing myself a little something

Children · Patterns · Project Run and Play

Project Run and Play Watercolor

Another Collaboration is happening over at Project Run and Play. This time it is thinking about the water. Oh how do we want a trip to the beach. It is much needed right now. Even if we go to the lake, I'm ok with that. The patterns that we tried out this time were amazing.… Continue reading Project Run and Play Watercolor

Patterns · Womens

Sew yourself some Love

Im actually planning ahead. With "May the 4th" coming up my daughter wanted a costume, well I told her a costume would not be in the works for that day. So I bought them  some oversized T-shirts that I will be cutting down. But enough about what they will wear. I will be working in… Continue reading Sew yourself some Love

Children · Patterns · Project Run and Play

Project Run and Play Spring 2020

I was asked to join in on this round of Project Run and Play adding patterns to the shop. This time the pattern I was going to choose was something my youngest daughter needed in her drawers. Joggers!! I chose the Four Season Joggers pattern by MADE BY JACK'S MUM. This is perfect it comes… Continue reading Project Run and Play Spring 2020

Children · Patterns · Project Run and Play

Street Views Project Run and Play

Im so excited to share with you today the new collection from Project Run and Play.  It is Street Style, view the look book here. It was a joy getting the email asking if I would be apart of this collections look book. Of course I said yes, The last look book was so much… Continue reading Street Views Project Run and Play

Children · Patterns · Pinspiration

Back to School with Phat Quarters

So we were challenged to create a back to school capsule from Phat Quarters (facebook group). The goal was to pick 3 patterns that go with each other and are able to mix and match with the stuff already in the kids' closets. I knew this was going to be fun.     I started… Continue reading Back to School with Phat Quarters

Patterns

It’s spring!! Here come a dress hack!

While the weather is finally getting warmer. I needed to start adding flowy dresses to the girls wardrobe. The pattern I chose to do this month was the Stargazer Pintuck tunic and dress. While both views are great. I used the tunic option and added a skirt to the bottom of it to recreate a… Continue reading It’s spring!! Here come a dress hack!

Children · Patterns · Project Run and Play

Farmers Market at Project Run and Play

"Let us not forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. When tillage begins, other arts will follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of civilization."-Daniel Webster As a great granddaughter, a granddaughter (both grandfathers), a daughter and a wife of farmers, we need to thank them for their… Continue reading Farmers Market at Project Run and Play

Patterns · Womens

Real deal shorts from winter wear designs

Having a pair of shorts or pants that just fit you right, is just the best feeling for the day! I'm short, and have  hips, with a different size waist. So when I go to buy jeans, I either have to buy bigger jeans just so my hips fit in and be comfy and then… Continue reading Real deal shorts from winter wear designs

Patterns · Pinspiration · Womens

Starbird Swimsuit Hack

I have had this swimsuit saved on Pinterest for some time now. With the weather hopefully to start turning warm I have been dreaming of making this suit. Well I took the Starbird Swimsuit* from Petite Stitchery and Co*. and did a little hacking. First I started with the bottoms. I did want to keep… Continue reading Starbird Swimsuit Hack

Christmas · Patterns · Womens

Get Ready for the Holidays

It's been a while since I've written  here. Check out Winter Wear Designs (affiliate link) for Thank You week for Buy One Get One Free I'm all about being casual, I love jeans and a t-shirt. So going with that for my comfort zone, I decided on making a Magnolia top from Winter Wear Designs, with… Continue reading Get Ready for the Holidays

Children · Patterns

New Season, Fall sewing

" I can smell autumn dancing in the breeze. The sweet chill of pumpkin and crisp sunburnt leaves." - Unknown As I sit here typing this, my clock is reading 1:00 p.m on a late August afternoon. I'm in a sweater and drinking apple cider. We typically would already be almost 100 degrees, right now… Continue reading New Season, Fall sewing

Children · Patterns

Fly Girl Racing Suit hack

Over at Winter Wear Designs its Poolside sewing, and what goes perfectly with being poolside, is swimming. When making my pinterest board of things to make the girls for spring/summer I search amazon, pinterest, and just use google. Well I found this swimsuit on Amazon made by Roxy and I knew exactly what pattern to… Continue reading Fly Girl Racing Suit hack

Children · Patterns · Project Run and Play

Signature Style

I'm so thankful that I was chosen to participate in this season of Project Run and Play, even though I didn't progress in the challenge. There was for a reason for it. We have been very busy here at home. (I had to adult and do adult things.) Things are finally coming along and falling… Continue reading Signature Style

Children · Patterns · Project Run and Play

Stripes are Everywhere

So wondering where to take pictures for this week was making my head hurt. So we went for a walk through the nursery one evening, we come across this area of these trees with a beautiful canopy that we could take a walk under. To help stabilize the trees they use stakes to hold them… Continue reading Stripes are Everywhere

Children · Patterns · Project Run and Play

Personal Style: A little bit country and a little bit of everything else.

It's very hard to say what my signature style is. I love everything, but mostly I have been loving the flowing in the wind type dresses and I have always loved chunky lace. So I made an outfit for each item for this week. Oh, and who doesn't love the look of white clothing. For… Continue reading Personal Style: A little bit country and a little bit of everything else.

Children · Patterns · Project Run and Play

Project Run and Play: Crafting a Story

Thinking about this theme, I had to really think of a childhood story book that I loved. Well there really wasn't. Even in early childhood you would catch me creating something. When we went to the library, bookstore you name it, I was in the arts and craft section of books. So I sat and… Continue reading Project Run and Play: Crafting a Story

Children · Patterns · Project Run and Play

Project Run and Play: Seven wonders of the World

Over at Project Run and Play,  they are in Season 15 and this time I wanted to play along! This week it's about the Seven wonders of the World modern, or ancient. Well knowing more of the natural wonders, I had to look up what the wonders were. Trying to decide which one to do, I… Continue reading Project Run and Play: Seven wonders of the World

52 week challenge · Children · Patterns

Periwinkle from Petite Stitchery

I already have been spring sewing since after Christmas, and Periwinkle was on my list to make soon. What better way to welcome the blossoms on the tree and the warm sun with this lovely dress. From website listing: -This PDF Pattern is for sizes 2t-12 Periwinkle is a show stopping sundress. The slip on… Continue reading Periwinkle from Petite Stitchery

Children · Patterns · Womens

Hip Hop into Spring

You start to feel it -- that warm sunshine kissing your skin, but then suddenly a cold breeze sweeps up your hair! Yes, I'm talking about flip-flop wearing, green grass, and blooming flowers kinda weather. SPRING!!! There's no better way to celebrate Spring's arrival than sewing up a romper! *Please visit all the stops on… Continue reading Hip Hop into Spring

Children · Patterns

Bow Detail on sleeve for Metropolitan Blouse and dress

A pinspiration again! Saw a cold shoulder sleeve detail on Pinterest, instantly thought about using the Metropolitan from Lil Luxe Collection. Go grab your copy of the Metro, and print out Picture Athe size you will need, adjust bodice if needed. To modify the sleeve for the gathering I added and 1" to the bottom and non… Continue reading Bow Detail on sleeve for Metropolitan Blouse and dress