sewing

Gathered Skirts

As soon as I saw the Gathered Skirt pattern from Purl Soho earlier this year, I knew I wanted to make it for my girls. The pockets are perfect for holding all the little trinkets and toys they carry around with during the day. First I made one for my toddler, and she immediately filled […] Read more…

Sewing Classes

I’ve been teaching sewing classes at my home for little over a year now, a handful of times each month. With my husband’s busy work schedule, juggling two babies under 2, homeschooling, homemaking, and everything in between it’s difficult for me to find time to fit in any classes, but when I do, it brings […] Read more…

felt slippers

Sometimes I worry that my eldest daughter is falling behind in her homeschooling. That we just didn’t have enough time today, or yesterday, or the whole week to meet all the targets I set for her. I wonder where I am going wrong, and how on earth do homeschoolers do it all, how do they […] Read more…

pockets for Ramadan

I’ve been on a little bit of a roll making Ramadan pocket Calendars these past few weeks. Every time I make a new one my eldest wants to claim it as her own. But she always changes her mind as she is still attached to the very first Ramadan pocket Calendar I made for her […] Read more…

matching spring skirts

Aren’t dandelions amazing? A whole field of white fluffy blowable dandelions. I have yet to chance upon a field full of a variety of wildflowers though… that would be beautiful. I get so much pleasure making handmade clothes for my daughters. I particularly love being able to make them matching clothes that would otherwise be […] Read more…

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