Puppy Costume Free Pattern

Animal Costume Tutorial and Free 2T Pattern

I love Halloween! The candy, the decorations, the costumes….the candy. This year both my kids chose their own costume and my daughter wanted to be a puppy. And surprisingly for a two year old, she didn’t waver in her decision even a few weeks later. My son on the other hand will change his mind a million times until I tell him it’s too late. So […]

Lace Poncho Tutorial

Lace Poncho Tutorial

I have a super quick and cute tutorial for you today for a lace poncho. I have the dimensions for a 2T size, but I’ll show you how to take a couple quick measurements to make any size. I used a stretch lace with a gorgeous tassel trim from Sincerely Rylee, but you could also use a variety of knits and trims to make it […]

Hadley Button Top

Hadley Button Hack

Today I have another hack for the Hadley Top & Dress. I’ve been wanting to add button closures to the front straps for a long time and today I’m going to show you how. This will be a great hack leading up to cooler weather since it would look really cute layered.   I used a sweet Robert Kaufman voile for this version. My daughter was super excited she got to eat […]

Hadley Pattern: adding tie straps and layered open back

Hadley Pattern Hack: Tie Straps, Open Back

Today I’m going to show you how to hack the Hadley pattern to have tie straps and an open back. If your looking to add just one of these elements, you can just skip some of the steps and follow the directions in your pdf pattern.   I used the top pattern for my hack, but you could use the dress version, or if you […]

Exposed Elastic Skirt Tutorial

Exposed Elastic Skirt Tutorial

If you have some lace scraps and elastic lying around, this is the perfect project for you. These little skirts are really easy to throw together and require just small amounts of fabric. There is a bit of math involved, but it’s not bad at all…I promise.   This gorgeous crochet fabric from So Sew English only came in narrow widths, so they were perfect […]

Free Dress Pattern & Tutorial

Turning Two – Free Birthday Dress Pattern

My little girl is growing up! No, I won’t get all sappy on you about time going too fast. Two is such a fun age and I love watching more of her personality come out every day. I do wish that it wouldn’t go so fast though.   I’ve mentioned before how one of my other loves is party planning, and even though I scaled back […]

Free Hooded Towels Tutorial & Pattern

Free Hooded Towel Patterns!

Yay! I am so excited to share with you these cute towels that I made for my blog post over at Mummykins & Me! I had so much fun making them and they are great as presents. They are a pretty quick, easy sew as well!   I love making my own hooded towels! My son started growing out of his hooded towels, but I […]