Category Archives: Babies & Kids

Surprise #5, Kenzie Rae!

I know I have been MIA for a while.  I have been posting on Facebook if you follow me there.  Kenzie made her arrival 2 days late on 9/22 at 2 in the morning.  I have to say it was … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Upcycled Dress & Clothes From ANY Knit Pattern!

Upcycled dresses, hoodies & pants are currently very popular but can easily cost an arm and a leg.  There is good reason for that, well made garments take time to make & decent knits are not cheap.  I have started … Continue reading

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‘The Natalie Dress’ 1 Pattern, 3 Looks

Let me say this is actually an old post I just never got around to posting, so these pictures of the twins are more then a year old, but it’s just too cute not to share! Last spring the sewing … Continue reading

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Upcycled Ruffle Shorties From Leggings with Tutorial

A few years ago a friend of mine asked me if could make her some Matilda Jane style shorties.  She loves them but they are not cheap & the sell out fast.  So the last few years I have made … Continue reading

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Upcycled Jean Half Apron with Tutorial!

So if you saw my most recent post Quick & Easy Cut Off Shorts with Tutorial! then you may just be ready for this one :).  At step 2 I mentioned to save the leg peices you cut off & this is why! … Continue reading

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Quick & Easy Cut Off Shorts with Tutorial!

I remember as a child & teen taking scissors to my old jeans to make shorts.  It worked but I have to say they were often FAR from straight and they unraveled for ever getting shorter & shorter over time … Continue reading

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Kenzie’s Ultimate Ruffle Edged Crochet Baby Blanket w/ Tutorial!

I found this blanket on Pinterest and fell in love with the ruffled edge.  So when I found out last week that or little surprise due to arrive Sept. is another little girl the first project on my list was … Continue reading

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Parker Want a Cracker? w/ Mini Tutorial!

I didn’t think I would be able to top last years Cat in the Hat with Thing 1 & Thing 2.  But I think I was wrong! I showed you the twins costume last week… but the cherry on top … Continue reading

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Little girls dress to bigger girls skirt! (mini tutorial)

Like many of my friends with more then one little girl the love to dress them coordinating (similar but still different) at times.  It is often easier when they at in baby and toddler sizes, but gets harder when the … Continue reading

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Argh!

Well they aren’t 100% finished yet, but they were done enough for the twins to wear to preschool & too darn cute not to share now!  They are made using the “Bundle: Corset, Layered Tulle Skirt, Peasant Top + Bonus eBook!” from YouCanMakeThis.com back when they had one of … Continue reading

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