Tag: sewing for kids

JillyAtlanta Belted Shorts Pattern

JillyAtlanta Belted Shorts Pattern

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So it’s January here in New England and that means snow, sleet, freezing temperatures, so of course it’s the perfect time to whip up a pair of shorts, right?! Okay, maybe not, but lucky for me, and Brynn’s little chubby legs, we are heading to 

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Sew ‘n Style Mini Collection

Sew ‘n Style Mini Collection

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I love the pressure of a deadline, so when I came across the Sew ‘n Style contest from Lil Luxe Collections I decided to go for it, even though I had two weeks to create a mini collection. I am in love with her patterns and 

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Cool Weather Series: Fair Isle Sweater Look-Alike

Cool Weather Series: Fair Isle Sweater Look-Alike

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Don’t you love those happy accidents that turn into something really great? This sweater was one of those. I didn’t plan on making this sweater with the trim on it. I happened to be working on another project idea and lay the trim down on top 

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Cool Weather Series: Apple Ruffle Top

Cool Weather Series: Apple Ruffle Top

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We have a family tradition of going apple picking every year. When I was little my parents would always take me and my brother along with our grandparents and sometimes our cousins to an orchard in Western New York. We would climb the trees and fill 

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Cool Weather Series: French Terry Sweatshirt Tutorial

Cool Weather Series: French Terry Sweatshirt Tutorial

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To kick off the Cool Weather Series I am going to show you how I made this French terry sweatshirt with floral cuffs and waistband. It’s a quick and easy sew and a nice comfy choice for cooler fall days. This French terry was a great 

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Cool Weather Pattern Mod Series and Free Pattern

Cool Weather Pattern Mod Series and Free Pattern

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I’ve been pretty excited the last couple weeks as I’ve been getting ready for some fun posts!  I created my first digital pattern and I’m showing you how you can transform a simple pattern into a ton of different outfits with some modifications. Since fall and cooler weather are right around 

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Update a Shirt with Crochet Trim

Update a Shirt with Crochet Trim

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I am all about the extra detail to simple clothes and I love this crochet hem! And the bonus…there really isn’t much to adding a hem like this to any shirt. The trim goes perfect with this gorgeous floral baby rib knit that I bought from Funkalicious 

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