Pattern Review: Toddler Love Ruffles Jumper

Well, Valentine's day is coming up so I thought I would share a pattern that I did last year that was a big hit on the blog. This jumper pattern uses red love on white cotton knit fabric from Girl Charlee. It looks absolutely stunning paired with layers of ruffles on the neckline and bottom. I did … [Read more...]

Sewing for Kids-Reversible Toddler Apron

Happy New Year Everyone! I took a break in December from my sewing room to focus on my daughter and a few things at home. I hope everyone had a great holiday. My 3 year old doesn't quite get the idea of Christmas as yet so I got away with not going overboard on gifts this year. We had a simple few … [Read more...]

Apple Softie Teacher’s Gift

I came across this Apple Softie Pattern from Positively Splendid and knew I wanted to make two for Mila's teachers. They are so adorable and unique! I made two; a green apple and a red. They are both contrasted with different patterns in their respective colors. I copied the fabric combinations used … [Read more...]

Free Pattern The Brooklyn Empire Dress

As much as I am dreading it, we are starting to say goodbye to summer. With my 3 year old still refusing to wear anything but dresses and skirts, I decided to draft this 3/4 sleeve empire waist dress pattern so she can still wear dresses in the colder months ahead. The pattern is a simple front … [Read more...]

Pattern Review: Puff Sleeve Toddler Dress

Happy Autumn Everyone. It's been a year since I did this puff sleeve pattern and it has become a favorite on the blog. Many of you have sent in your pictures of this dress and I am so happy the pattern is working for you. This pattern comes in 3 toddler sizes from 24M to 3T. It has a simple bodice … [Read more...]

Triple Layer Ruffle Skirt

Colder days doesn't translate to skirtless days! This weekend I found some cheap Dora the Explorer blue corduroy fabric at my local Joann's. It was on sale for $2 a yard so even though my daughter isn't into Dora, it was too cute and cheap not to purchase. I don't know about your little girls but … [Read more...]

RBD Flannel Showcase Blog Tour: Toddler Girl’s Nightgown with Free Pattern

Happy Friday Everyone. I am so excited to be part of Riley Blake's Flannel Showcase Blog Tour! The tour features different projects using stunning flannels from Riley Blake Designs.  I fell in love with this  gorgeous Rainbow Hexi and thought it would look pretty as a nightgown for my little girl. … [Read more...]

How to make a T-shirt Overlay Bubble Dress

Hello Everyone! I have been out of my sewing room for a while due to the passing of my beloved dog, Zeus. This weekend, I decided it was time to do something fun to cheer myself up. What better place to do that than right next to my sewing machine! I have been keeping this old Halloween t-shirt that … [Read more...]

How to make an elegant fabric flower

Here is a simple 10 minute project I did this weekend. Its a beautiful  fabric flower accented with a clear sparkling crystal in the center. It stands out due to its thick body made up of lots and lots of circular pieces. I made a bunch of theses that I plan on gluing to clips and headbands for my … [Read more...]

Cuddle™ Squares Baby Blanket with Free Pattern

Hope everyone is enjoying their spring! I haven't had much time to sew lately but when I received this absolutely stunning Cuddle™ kit from Shannon Fabrics, I just couldn't wait to show it off.  I haven't sewn much with cuddle fabrics since I started my sewing journey. Now that I am getting … [Read more...]

Girls Paperbag Bubble Skirt

Hope everyone is having a good spring season so far. It's been beautiful here in the Midwest. My daughter and I have been trying to get as many skirt days in as we can. Here is a little paperbag bubble skirt we did today for our mommy-daughter Sunday project. My little cutie pie picked out this pink … [Read more...]