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Come in, We’re Open

So it has been 3 months since I closed my etsy shop while I went on maternity leave. As my baby boy gets bigger I am getting back into the swing of things and life is starting to normalize. It feels really good to be making things with my hands again. I just love being […] Read more…

Skirts for the girls

You know, skirts have to be the most satisfying project to make. An article of clothing that looks great, is functional, and only takes 10 minutes to sew, awesome! So naturally the first project I make after stowing my sewing machine away for the past couple of months is a skirt. Or many skirts for […] Read more…

An Autumn Hat

With the weather getting cooler I thought it fitting to make a new hat for my girl. My hands had been eager to start a new knitting project, it feels like it has been such a long time since I’ve made anything. I found this simple hat pattern from a free project sheet from the […] Read more…

Washi Tape

We’ve been having a lot of fun lately decorating things at home with these fun fabric washi tapes we picked up on sale at Michaels. I had a bit of flowers left over from the bouquet my mom gifted me as a present after having baby #4. Once the bouquet started dying, I pulled out […] Read more…

The past 6 months…

It’s been quite some time since I’ve blogged here. The past 6 months have been quite a whirlwind, in a good way, for me and my home based business, Alhumdulillah. I wanted to take a moment to document what an amazing year I have had so far. I have learned so much and met many […] Read more…

Evolution of the Ramadan Advent Calendar

I have been sewing Ramadan Advent Calendars since 2009, subhanAllah! It is interesting to see how my sewing skills and also technique have evolved over the years- I have chosen all blue calendars that I have made over the years to compare 🙂 2009: Applique pockets fabric paint free-hand written letters fabric paint free-hand written […] Read more…

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