Month: June 2014

Sweet Little Dresses

  My little brother’s high school graduation coincided with a 50% off sale at the fabric store, so naturally I just had to sew the girls some dresses for the event. A perfect reason, no? I used the Sweet Little Dress pattern again. My go-to pattern lately, especially when I am short on time. I […] Read more…

Patchwork Baby Quilt

Today the girls and I went to my husband’s cousin’s baby shower. I was in a bit of a scrabble to make her a baby gift, though I did have it in my mind for some time that I wanted to make her a baby quilt, of course I left it to the last day. […] Read more…

I spy quilt

  I thought I would do an update about the quilt I made for my daughter, which I mentioned once before. It is an “I spy” quilt. A few years ago I participated in a swap and different bloggers swapped squares of fabric they had so we’d all end up with a variety of unique […] Read more…

Pullover Parka

I have had the book “Happy Homemade: Sew Chic Kids” on my bookshelf for a few months now waiting to be cracked open. I was inspired to finally put it to use and sew the pullover parka pattern when I saw a sew-along and step-by-step tutorial for it. This is the fabric that I chose […] Read more…

Twigs and Branches

My eldest and I have been collecting a lot of twigs and branches lately to use in our crafty endeavours, like this y-shaped branch that was perfect for practicing weaving yarn with, a craft inspired by this blog. And we have also been saving up our popsicle sticks so my daughter could make her very […] Read more…