Floral Lady Skater + MMM19

It’s Me Made May and I’m loving seeing what everyone is wearing daily on Instagram! This time of year always helps me get out of the rut of wearing the same looks over and over. My Me Made May Challenge: To wear handmade outfits every day this May with no repeats! I have a lot …

Mommy and Me Knit Dresses

I’m so excited to share my newest dresses with you!  If you follow me on Facebook or twitter you saw a little sneak peek last week.  I thought it would be super cute to make Ami and I some matching dresses for spring and as an early birthday present for her.  Hard to believe my …

KCW Storybook- Wrap Up

I got quite a bit sewn during last week’s KCW, though getting pics taken took longer.  Almost all my makes ended up being variations on the skater dress pattern from Kitschy Coo!  It’s such a versatile pattern.  I made Ami three dresses (you can see the first two here) two shirts for Nigel and both kid’s costumes …

KCW- First Makes for Fall

Just back from our quick jaunt up to Minnesota and sewing like mad for KCW!  I totally forgot KCW was coming up.  You can view all my past makes here on my project page as well.  Kids Clothes Week happens four times a year where we sew for our kids for one hour a day for a week.  It’s perfect …

Briar Rose Skater Dress + Travel Packing

Ami took a lovely 2 hour nap on Friday and I was able to whip this little dress up just in time for our trip to Minnesota for my grandmother’s funeral.  The kids and I are leaving this afternoon.  Vic is staying home for work but we’ll be traveling with my Mom and Dad  and my sister’s family …

End of Summer Swimwear

  I’ve been meaning to share these looks for a few weeks now but never managed to get any good pictures taken.  I love sewing swimwear but taking the photos is another story.  The beach has been so crowded lately and it makes me a little more self-conscious  posing.  Usually I set up my shots …

Comfort Dressing-Another Skater Dress

Just a quick post today since it’s Back to School week here and I’m just getting back into the swing of things.  My oldest started kindergarten yesterday- I was more nervous than he was!- so it’s been a busy start to the week. It was so stressful driving him the first day, as requested, with the …