My friend’s twin girls are having their first birthday soon. I was tasked to create their birthday dresses. They are tiny 1 year olds, wearing 6-9 months. I had such hard time finding a pattern from 6-9 month babies, so I decided to draft one out myself. Patterns for baby are so lovely. This took … Read More about Patterns for Baby-The Baby Dress 6-9 months
For my daughter’s 2nd birthday, I decided to do a Sesame Street theme since that’s what she seems to be into these days. I followed the this tutorial. I purchased this sesame street fabric from Fabric.com. I made my own binding using this video. I decided not to do the collars as used in the … Read More about The Pretty Sesame Street Party Dress
This was one of my very first sewing projects. Its a copy a gapkids design and was done by the Crafterhours blog. You can find the tutorial here. For my dress, I used about 1 yard of red and white flowers fabric from Keepsake Calico. I double pleated the bottom and only shirred 3/4 way … Read More about The Pleated Sundress
Here is a skirt I made for my little girl. Its double layer with ribbons on the hems. Its very simple to make and can be done in an hour. Here is what you need (2T) 1/2 yard light weight cotton fabric 2 yards coordinating ribbon 1 inch non-roll elastic First you need to take … Read More about Double Layer Toddler Skirt
My friend who is a cyclist is having a baby so I decided to learn how to make a quilt. After watching youtube videos and reading tutorials, I came up with this design. I got the fabrics from Joanns. For the back, I got birds and bike flannel. For the binding, I used blooms and … Read More about Cycling Baby Quilt
I decided to do an Elmo skirt for my daughter’s birthday. I wanted something girly that would twirl with her little body. After looking at a few designs, I fell in love with the double layer circle skirt. Having never sewn before, I was extremely intimidated, but in love with this design. I came across MADE blog by Dana during … Read More about Double Layer Circle Elmo Skirt
Here is my take on the June Bug Dress from http://www.craftinessisnotoptional.com/2011/07/junebug-dress-sew-along-part-1-pattern.html. I think the big green buttons really makes it stand out.